Fellow (Post Doc) (Chemistry)
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Manhattan, KS 66502
About This Role:
A Fellow (Post Doc) position is available in the Department of Chemistry at Kansas State University. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field at the time of appointment. She/he will be involved in the preparation/characterization of nanoporous materials, and the quantitative measurements of molecular transport within the materials using single-molecule fluorescence techniques such as single-molecule tracking and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. The successful candidate will have considerable experience, skills and knowledge in laser-based spectroscopy or microscopy, and associated quantitative data analysis. Experience in the fabrication of optical devices, LabView/Matlab programming, and/or nanoporous materials preparation is desired. The required and desired skills should be supported by previous publications, and should be clearly stated in the cover letter. This is an opportunity to participate in DOE-funded collaborative research between Profs. Higgins and Ito.
Why Join Us:
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We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
Ph.D. In Chemistry or related fields
Experience in experimental research in laser-based spectroscopy or microscopy, and associated quantitative data analysis
Experience in optical device fabrication, LabView/Matlap programming and nanoporous materials preparation
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:
Cover letter, concisely summarizing their research achievements related to job requirements
Current curriculum vitae
Provide contact information for three professional references
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$ 47,476 to $ 50,000 annual salary
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.