Postdoctoral Associate

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Schwartz Research Group at CU-Boulder encourages applications for a Postdoctoral Associate ! This position will perform research involving single molecule and single nanoparticle fluorescence microscopy to study transport in porous and non-porous energy-relevant separations materials. They will analyze and interpret the data using statistical methods and simulations, and they will prepare the results for dissemination through peer-reviewed publications. They will also help to supervise and mentor junior researchers and support general laboratory operations.
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 Schwartz Research Group at CU-Boulder is broadly interested in interfacial science. We are leading the way in analyzing interfacial behavior using single-molecule techniques as well as investigating chemically modified catalysts. This includes using single-molecule imaging techniques to determine molecular behavior at solid-liquid interfaces, dynamics in confined environments, and interactions between biomolecules and surface modifications. See for an introduction to what it is like being in the Schwartz Research Group.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Performing single-molecule tracking experiments of fluorescent probe molecule motion in porous and non-porous materials relevant to energy separations.
  • Analyzing and interpreting experimental data.
  • Preparing publications and presentations for research dissemination.
  • Mentoring graduate and undergraduate student researchers.

What We Can Offer

The annual salary range for this position is $48,000.00-$55,000.00.


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

Ph.D. in a related field.

Special Instructions

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

If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable) as an optional attachment.

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for two references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation immediately after you apply.

Please apply by July 21, 2021 for consideration.

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: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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