Postdoctoral Research Associate

Winston-Salem State University

United States

July 1, 2021


Position Details Position Classification Title Postdoctoral Research Associate

FLSA Exempt Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 89594 EPA Position Type EHRA Non Faculty

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong background in organic synthesis. The successful applicant will perform research in synthetic organic chemistry focused on the asymmetric synthesis of heterocycles. The candidate will help mentor a diverse population of undergraduate students performing research in the lab, will be responsible for the maintenance of instrumentation and equipment, and will be expected to publish and present their experimental work.

Position Number 211249

Working Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Building and Room No.

Chemistry Department FL Atkins, W.B. Atkinson Science Building

Appointment Type Time limited If Time Limited. Yes Appointment Length. One year

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies No

Normal Work Schedule

8-5pm, hours varied as needed

Department Required Skills

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry or other closely related discipline by the start date.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education, have strong oral and written communication skills, and be able to work collaboratively with undergraduate students, the PI and other faculty members.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and to participate creatively in collaborative teams across the laboratory. Applicants with research experience in organic synthesis, asymmetric synthesis, and transition metal catalysis are of particular interest. Applicants with research experiences in organometallic reagents, in conducting complex air- and moisture-sensitive organic reactions are preferred.

Required License or Certification

Ph.D in an area stated above

Valid US Driver's License No Commercial Driver's License Required No Physical Required No List any other medical/drug tests required

Posting Details Internal Posting Only No

Position Type EHRA Non Faculty Time Limited Position Yes Appointment Length Salary Commensurate with education and experience Open Date 06/03/2021 Close Date 07/01/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.

Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

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