The Postdoctoral Fellow contributes to the group’s effort in the design, synthesis, characterization and evaluation of organic, peptidomimetic macrocyles obtained through conventional synthesis. This role contributes to the collaborative environment including the mentorship of undergraduates.
1. Designs, synthesizes, characterizes and evaluates organic petidomimetic macrocyles obtained through conventional synthesis.
2. Oversees undergraduate and graduate researchers.
3. Prepares research presentations, papers and posters.
4. Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Ph.D. in organic chemistry or related field
• Experience in multistep synthesis
• Experience in disseminating scientific work
• Experience research group operations
• X-ray crystallography
• Gaussian and other computational modelling software
• Knowledge and practice of safe laboratory practices, waste reduction and disposal.
• Skill in all components of Microsoft Office, to include Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Skill in Microsoft Windows navigation techniques.
• Skill in written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to train others in the use of tools and technologies
• Ability to share research findings in a way that makes them accessible and useful to for publication.
• Ability to analyze and accurately interpret information contained in a variety of data sets.
• Ability to accurately document research result.
• Ability to compose technical reports.
• Ability to maintain and enforce a safe working environment, including chemical hygeine.
• Ability to review and make recommendations to improve and streamline processes.
• Ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Ability to consult with external groups and maintain positive relationships.
• Ability to work cohesively with laboratory team members.
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged standing or sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
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