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Assistant Specialist in Chemistry

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Description

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With more than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.

In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building in the heart of Merced.

An Assistant Specialist position is available in the research group of Professor Tao Ye in the area of bioanalytical chemistry. The specialist will conduct research in the specialized fields of DNA nanotechnology and surface chemistry. Candidate must possess at least a Master's degree in Chemistry or related fields with at least five years of research experience in surface chemistry of molecules.

The University of California Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter and reference list.

Review of applications will begin 2/2/2018 with a final closing date of 2/10/2018.

For more information, please contact Professor Tao Ye at tye2@ucmerced.edu.

Job location

Merced, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References - Please provide a list of 3 references, including their names, titles, institutions and emails.