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Post Doctoral Researcher, Polymer, Peptide or Synthetic Chemist

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Work type: Staff
Location: Newark
Categories: Engineering, Full Time

Post Doctoral Researcher, Materials Science

The University of Delaware Click Chemistry Center (UD3C) is seeking a post-doctoral researcher with a background in organic, peptide, and/or polymer synthesis to lead an effort in creating sophisticated arbitrarily complex nanostructures using biomolecular building blocks.  A particular focus of this work is the creative implementation of both new and well-established click reaction schemes for nanostructure formation.  UD3C is housed in new synthetic laboratory at the Ammon-Pinizzotto building at UD along with collaborators from the Center for Hybrid, Active, and Responsive Materials (UD-CHARM).  The post-doctoral researcher will collaborate with a range of graduate students and faculty within UD-CHARM, providing opportunities for fundamental discovery and high impact publications. 


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, materials science and engineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, or a related discipline. Each applicant should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of at least three potential references. The University of Delaware is committed to diversity in hiring; women and people from diverse cultures and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin in June 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Please email any questions to Prof. Christopher Kloxin (



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