The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville calls for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Organometallic and COF Chemistry. The Beyzavi Group in the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas is accepting applications for a highly motivated and hard-working postdoctoral Fellow in Transition-Metal Based Catalytic Systems with the focus on utilizing Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs).
Candidates on this Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Arkansas will do have the following dutiess
- This position involves an organic synthesis of ligands, preparation and characterizing of transition-metal based complexes, testing their properties, catalytic activities and reporting results to Professor Beyzavi.
- The position requires mentoring of junior researchers, manuscript preparation and submission of proposals for further work.
- This initial appointment will be for one year, with expectation for renewal.
- Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty of the position; as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
- Ph.D. in organometallic or organic chemistry conferred by the start of employment.
- Training and hands-on experience in organic and organometallic synthesis, glovebox techniques, HPLC, GC, NMR, and mass spectroscopy.
- First author publications in high impact journals in the fields of organometallic chemistry or COF chemistry (having publications in both fields preferred).
- English proficiency in writing, speaking and listening.
- Experience in COF chemistry preferred.
- A solid track record of scientific achievement as documented by peer-reviewed scientific journal publication is desirable.
- Personally motivated and creative, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Strong scientific problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment.
- Ability to analyze and interpret experimental data.
- Additional Information Or Requirements.
The University of Arkansas (U of A, UArk, or UA) is a public land-grant, research university in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and the largest, best-known university in the state.