Postdoctoral Fellow - Lewis Lab

Indiana University at Bloomington
February 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:$40,400 - $45,000
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Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Lewis Lab

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IU Bloomington Chemistry Position Summary

Department Information:

The Department of Chemistry consists of a well-rounded research community with cutting-edge expertise in a wide variety of modern disciplines including analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, materials chemistry, and biochemistry.

Job Summary:

The Lewis Lab in the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University is accepting applications for a postdoctoral research position. The position offers an opportunity to develop and apply cutting- edge protein engineering techniques to enable artificial metalloenzyme and non-native metalloenzyme catalysis. The successful applicant will use a deep understanding of organic and organometallic chemistry, combined with state-of-the-art methods directed evolution, next gen sequencing, and laboratory automation to develop (artificial) metalloenzymes for new chemical transformations. Motivated applicants with PhD training in any area of chemistry or biochemistry will be considered. Experience with either molecular biology or synthetic chemistry is strongly preferred.

The Lewis Lab is a dynamic multidisciplinary laboratory environment. The successful applicant will play an integral role within our growing team of chemists, biochemists, and protein engineers and will emerge with a skill set that is equally relevant to academia and industry. Trainees receive regular guidance and feedback to ensure progress is made toward their career goals, whatever those may be. Trainees are also afforded the scheduling flexibility needed to maintain an appropriate work life balance and a safe laboratory environment in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in chemistry by January 2023.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with organic synthesis and methodology development is essential. The preferred candidate will have a deep understanding of selective catalysis.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Prof. Jared C. Lewis, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, 800 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405, [email protected]

Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank $40,400 - $45,000/ yr, Postdoctoral Fellow Special Instructions

The initial appointment for this position will be for 12 months. Additional 12-month extension will be available based on performance. A competitive salary along with a benefits package will be offered.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to https:// or email the documents to Prof. Lewis at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. For best consideration please apply before February 3, 2023.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

For Best Consideration Date 02/03/2023 Expected Start Date 03/01/2023 OAA # IU-100253-2023

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