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Post- Doctoral Scholar - Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Recruitment Period

Open May 19th, 2020 through Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The David Kelley Lab is seeking a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Scholar to perform ultra-fast spectroscopy, surface modification and some synthesis of semiconductor quantum dots. This position will perform calculations to analyze the experimental results. In addition to preparing manuscripts for publication in scientific journals.

More information about research in the Kelley group can be found at https://faculty.ucmerced.edu/dfkelley/.

Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a list of 3 references with names and contact information, 4) a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement.

*The contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion statement should describe your past experience, activities and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, in alignment with UC Merced’s mission to reflect the diversity of California and to meet the educational needs and interests of its diverse population. Some candidates may not have substantial past activities. If that is the case, we recommend focusing on future plans in your statement. Guidance on what to include in a diversity statement may be found here.

Review of applications will begin on 5/28/2020; this search will be open until the position is filled with a final closing date of 12/31/2020.

Salary is based on the University of California Academic Salary Scales. This is a full-time, one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal based on availability of funding, ongoing operational needs and satisfactory performance.

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

For more information, please contact Professor David Kelley at dfkelley@ucmerced.edu

Job location

Merced, California

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)