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Post Doctoral Fellow - Le

Posting Numberreq10234
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeResearch
Hiring DepartmentChemistry Department (889A)
Academic LocationCollege of Arts & Sciences
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligiblePostdoctoral Fellows may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits . See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology at the University of New Mexico is looking for a candidate to be hired as a Postdoctoral Research Associate working in the laboratory of Dr. Christine Le. The successful candidate will develop catalytic methods to synthesize chiral organofluorine compounds. Experience with mentoring graduate students and undergraduate students is preferred. It will also be their responsibility to maintain some of the lab instruments and ensure compliance with environmental, health and safety requirements.

The University of New Mexico is the largest and most comprehensive of the state's institutions of higher education and is both a Carnegie Very High Research University and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. Located in Albuquerque, the largest and fastest growing metropolitan area in the state, the University of New Mexico features a growing campus that reflects the cultures and diversity of the Southwest and fosters an excellent work environment for its faculty and learning environment for its students. The Chemistry & Chemical Biology Department currently has 20 tenure-track faculty and 7 lecturers and visiting faculty supported by 16 staff members. We award ~25 undergraduate and ~10-15 graduate degrees each year to students from across New Mexico, the western US, and the world. 



Minimum Qualifications:

 Ph.D. in Chemistry completed by start date of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

a)  Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry or a related field by date of appointment.

b). Strong record of research across organic and/or organometallic synthesis

c). Strong record of publications in the area of organic synthesis, particularly method development and asymmetric catalysis

    d). A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as        well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsPlease attach the following 4 items: 1. CV 2. Cover letter 3. List of three references with contact information 4. Research summary

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 9/30/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.