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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Temporary)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Temporary)
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry - Sci (2536)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The McGrath Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry- Sci. at the University of Arizona is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate I. Research responsibilities will be defined by the research needs of the Lab. This is a temporary position initially lasting 6 months- with the ability to extend employment, based on departmental need.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry- Sci. supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

*The ability to perform synthesis of organic semiconductors.
*Perform high level duties related to research.
*Assist other personnel in the Lab as needed.
*Additional duties may apply

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

*Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

*Proficiency with metal mediated methods of organic synthesis.
*Proficiency in multi-step organic synthesis, familiarity with organic electronic materials, and methods to characterize same.
*Ability to support diversity initiatives in the department and college.

FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Postdoctoral Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P20486
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Dominic Mcgrath
mcgrath@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 12/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 12/18/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related area?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents