Postdoctoral Fellow - Organic Chemistry
- Villanova University
- Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania
- Category: Admin-Other Administrative Positions
- Posting Date: 07/30/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
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|Position Title:||Postdoctoral Fellow - Organic Chemistry|
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The Department of Chemistry at Villanova University and Dr. Kevin Minbiole invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Organic Chemistry. The position is renewable for up to three years and intended for candidates interested in an academic career at a primarily undergraduate (or masters-granting) institution.
As such, responsibilities are divided between research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to assist in the oversight of an undergraduate- and masters-level research group funded by NSF grants and external contracts, with research ranging from the organic synthesis of amphiphiles to the identification and characterization of natural products.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
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The area of research is focused on 1) the synthesis of quaternary ammonium compounds that show antibacterial activity, and 2) the identification of natural products involved in chemical ecology, as well as other projects. Additional opportunities to pursue independent research interests will be provided. There will be significant mentoring of undergraduate and masters research students.
The candidate will also teach four courses/laboratories per year in organic chemistry and other disciplines, with occasional opportunities at the graduate level.
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Applications must be submitted online at jobs.villanova.edu. The review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application includes: 1. a cover letter (including the names and contact information for at least 3 references) 2. curriculum vitae 3. statement of teaching philosophy 4. unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts 5. Three letters of recommendation: applications must include contact information for 3 references who will be contacted via email to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the applicant is selected for interview.
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