Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry - 42969 in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Essential Functions

The group led by William Tolman in the Department of Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking one or more post-doctoral research associate(s). The position is for one year, subject to extension upon mutual agreement, proper visa status, and satisfactory performance. The research projects will focus on the synthesis, characterization, and study of the reactivity of copper complexes relevant to postulated intermediates in copper enzymes. Descriptions of previous work in these areas is available at: https://sites.wustl.edu/tolmangrouplaboratory/. In addition to their independent research project(s), the post-doctoral research associate will also aid in the mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required for this position. Research expertise in one or more of the following areas is required for this position:

  1. Synthesis (organic, inorganic, organometallic), including under inert atmosphere using Schlenk and glovebox methods.
  2. Characterization of inorganic complexes by multiple spectroscopic and other techniques.
  3. Handling and studies of the reactivity of compounds at low temperatures.
  4. Mechanistic studies using kinetics and other methods.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Applicant Special Instructions

Interested applicants should send a cover letter (with motivation and timeline) and a current curriculum vitae (including a list of publications) via email to wbtolman@wustl.edu. In addition, applicants should arrange for letters of reference from three scientific mentors to be sent to wbtolman@wustl.edu, with subject line “Reference for Post-Doc Applicant NAME.”

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry - 42969

Job ID: 42969

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular