Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
May 19, 2023

We currently have a postdoctoral research position open for qualified candidates who have experience in organic synthesis. We are looking for an individual who can synthesize (conduct multi-step synthesis) and then effectively analyze the function of their engineered compounds with respect to solving important problems at the interface of supramolecular chemistry with polymers/materials, or biology. Previous knowledge on the synthetic preparation of oligonucleotides or macrocyclic hosts, solution and surface characterization techniques, absorption and fluorescence spectroscopies, and molecular recognition, is a plus. Experience in mentoring undergraduate/graduate students, leading lab safety efforts, and demonstrated laboratory leadership, will be considered favorably.

All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • PhD in Chemistry required. 
  • Four or more year’s research experience in one or more of the following: Synthetic organic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, oligonucleotide synthesis, DNA supramolecular chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, and polymer or materials chemistries.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a complete and current CV and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent as soon as possible through Interfolio. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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