Research Associate in Chemistry

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Full-timeEstimated: $44,000 - $63,000 a year
The University of Virginia, Department of Chemistry, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the group of Professor W. Dean Harman. The field of study will be development of novel synthetic organic methods using tungsten transition metal complexes. The research will require extensive experience in organic synthesis, various NMR characterization methods, and separation methods.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field is required in order to apply. Candidates are required to have extensive experience in organic synthesis. Knowledge and proficiency in mechanistic studies as well as experience with 2D NMR techniques, and HPLC are strongly preferred. Candidates are expected to play a leadership role in the laboratory as a mentor for both graduate and undergraduate students.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE : Apply online at and attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on May 27, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dean Harman, Professor, at

For questions about the application process, please contact Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and .

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