Postdoctoral Scholar - Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Gorodetsky Group. The positions will present a unique opportunity to participate in a collaborative effort between the Gorodetsky Group in chemical engineering at UC Irvine and the Chen Group in physics at the University of Central Florida. The start date is negotiable (tentatively March to May 2019).

The main focus of the position will be the characterization of proton-conducting materials with solid state NMR (ssNMR) spectroscopy. We are therefore seeking a recent Ph.D. in physics, chemistry or a related field with expertise in heteronuclear NMR spectroscopy of soft materials. Prior familiarity with Magic Angle Spinning (MAS) ssNMR, especially operation of the Agilent/Variant system in VNMRJ is preferred. Experience with recombinant protein expression and purification, polymer processing and characterization, multidimensional NMR spectral processing by NMRPipe and assignments in Sparky NMR, and structural determination with Xplor-NIH (or similar programs) are all highly desirable.

The initial appointment is one year with the possibility of an extension, depending on performance. The position will come with a highly competitive salary as well as generous benefits. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of at least three references.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.