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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry

Apply now Job no: 520941
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Chemistry
Salary: $50,000/per year based on grant
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General Summary of Position:
The purpose of this position is primarily to develop assays for biomarkers in the Department of Chemistry at University of Massachusetts Lowell. The post-doctoral associate will work closely with faculty, other post-doctoral associates, graduate students and undergraduate students on the synthesis, characterization, and development of assays.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry/BioChemistry or related areas
Additional Considerations:
  • Demonstrated research accomplishments
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and writing
  • Ability to work in a team environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in synthesis/assay development
  • Strong independent problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
This position is contingent upon funding. The initial appointment will be for approximately one-year with a possibility of renewal based on productivity, successful performance and availability of funding. 
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of two references will be required during the application process.

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