Position InformationRecruitment/Posting Title Post Doctoral Associate
Department SAS - Chem & Chemical Biology Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary
The Gu Lab at the CCB Department of Rutgers University is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position to work on bio-inspired polymer research. The projects represent one major thrust of our newly established research program on macromolecular biomimicry, where the research will engage in developing synthetic macromolecular systems that show life-like features. Consideration will be given to candidates who have strong expertise in polymer/organic synthesis and soft matter characterization. We expect applicants to be self- motivated, communicative, and responsible to foster a supportive and inclusive environment within the group.
Position Status Full Time COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
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Posting Number 23FA0139 Posting Open Date Posting Close Date
Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or Engineering, or other related fields at the time of the appointment.
Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1) Extensive research experience in polymer/organic synthesis and soft matter characterization;
2) Strong publication record;
3) Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
4) Past experience in mentoring students
Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview Statement
Posting DetailsSpecial Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/192870 Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Rutgers University - New Brunswick City State Location Details
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