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Postdoctoral Associate

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 6, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Home Economics & Consumer Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available within the Amanda Morris research group. The position will be focused on the synthesis and study of (electro)catalytic and/or electrochromic metal organic frameworks (MOFs). The project will involve the synthesis of inorganic and organic molecules for incorporation into MOF structures. Characterization techniques such as cyclic voltammetry, UV-Vis spectroscopy, NMR, PXRD, TGA, and surface area analysis will be a component of the work.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in chemistry or an appropriate related field. PhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
  • Experience in the synthesis and characterization of catalysts and/or metal organic frameworks
  • Strong work habits and the ability to work independently as well as with a research group
  • Strong communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • First author research publications
  • Presentations at conferences and/or other instances of communicating research work
Appointment Type

Restricted

Review Date

September 13, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Brandi Webb at bowens20@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: September 6, 2022
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