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Job Summary: Professor Mary Elizabeth Anderson in the Department of Chemistry at Furman University invites applicants for an NSF-funded research postdoctoral position in the area of surface science and materials chemistry. Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry or related field prior to beginning research. Position available beginning Fall 2019 with applicant review beginning immediately and continuing until position is filled.
Available beginning Fall 2019 is a postdoctoral position in the Furman University chemistry department under the direction of Professor Mary Elizabeth Anderson. It is a full-time one-year research position, renewable for a second year. The successful candidate will perform NSF-funded research regarding the deposition, characterization, and patterning of surface-anchored metal-organic and covalent-organic framework assemblies. This project is undertaken at a research-intensive primarily undergraduate institution with students actively engaged in all aspects of research. The Furman Chemistry Department maintains state-of-the-art research facilities with instrument holdings matching that found at many Ph.D. granting institutions.
Applicant must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or related field. Knowledge and a strong record of accomplishments in surface science and atomic force microscopy is preferred. Experience with lithography, self-assembly, metal-organic frameworks, material science, and/or nanomaterial synthesis/characterization is desirable.
Applications materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two letters of reference.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.
Furman University is a highly selective, independent, top 40 undergraduate liberal arts institution, with an enrollment of approximately 2600 students. The university is located in the vibrant and beautiful upstate region of South Carolina. The Department of Chemistry hosts one of the largest and most active undergraduate research programs in the nation. Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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