Postdoctoral Associate

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

We are encouraging applications for a Postdoctoral Associate who will develop the theory for a new spectroscopy for intermolecular interactions. The candidate will work with a team groundbreaking an electric-acoustic spectrometer that selectively drives and detects intermolecular interations and developing new electric-acoustic spectral simulations. This spectroscopy is a step towards tailored intermolecular interactions to increase chemical separation yield and optimize separations design.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) is a special partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder. PREP provides research opportunities to CU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers with a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in NIST labs to gain research experience alongside NIST scientists.

The particular group that needs a researcher is the RF Electronics Group under the RF Technology Division at NIST.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Use computational tools to develop the theory for electric-acoustic spectroscopy.

What We Can Offer

The salary range is $66,000 - $74,000 and will be based upon relevant background and experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering, or related field.
  • Knowledge of molecular dynamics, machine learning for chemical systems, and chemistry.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for one reference and we will request a letter of recommendation from them immediately following your application.

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

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Lisa Valencia

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