Post Doctoral Associate in Inorganic Chemistry

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Biology/Life Science, Education/Training/Instructional Design, Engineering
Department:16120100 - LS-CHEMISTRY-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Post Doctoral Associate

Job Description:

An international collaboration between the University of Florida (UF, Prof. Adam S. Veige), University of Naples Federico II (UniNa, Dr. Roberta Cipullo and Dr. Christian Ehm), and the industrial consortium group DPI invite applications for a postdoctoral associate position based within the University of Florida Department of Chemistry (Gainesville, FL) to begin in September 2023.

UF, UniNa, and DPI are members of a broad and dynamic community of academic and industry scientists. DPI is an industry-driven international collaboration platform for pre-competitive research in the field of polymers Approximately 250 researchers (PhDs and post-docs) are currently involved in DPI projects at knowledge institutes throughout the world. The Postdoctoral Associate will be involved in the synthesis and characterization of cyclic polymers using novel catalysts discovered in the Veige group at the University of Florida. The candidate will enjoy the benefit of working closely with DPI scientists and collaborators at the UniNa Laboratory of Stereoselective Polymerizations (LSP), high-throughput catalysis facility

This position offers a vibrant and highly interactive academic setting along with industrial-sponsored funding, access to outstanding resources and technology platforms, strong computational support, and a friendly, collaborative, and interdisciplinary group of colleagues. The position is available for up to three years and will be located in Gainesville, FL.

Expected Salary:

The salary is $48,000 and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate will have a minimum of a PhD, with experience in catalysis or polymer chemistry. 

Preferred Qualifications: None
Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting.

Qualified applicants should submit an application, which includes a CV, a letter that describes research and career interests, and contact information for three references. After initial review, letters of recommendation will be requested from the references for selected applicants. Substantive queries may be addressed to  Professor Adam S. Veige

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Health Assessment Required: No

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