Postdoctoral Associate THZ Biomolecular Optics

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Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Associate THZ Biomolecular Optics
Classification Title Postdoctoral Associate
Posting Number R1700244
Employer Research Foundation
Appointment Type
Position Type
Appointment Term
Salary Grade E.8
Strategic Strength

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly independent and skilled researcher to join our effort to establish THz techniques that characterize protein structural dynamics. The position involves instrumentation development, sample preparation and characterization. Duties will include proposal and publication writing, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students and management of outreach in close consultation with principal investigator.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in physics, biochemistry or electrical engineering. The successful candidate will be experienced in a number of terahertz spectroscopic techniques and have biomolecular experience. The candidate should have a strong publication record, a record of independent research, experience in supervision of undergraduate students, and excellent communication skills. The individual should have excellent organization and writing skills and will need to write and edit manuscripts and proposals.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in high field THz generation and pump-probe measurements. Additional highly valued but not required qualifications are protein expression and purification, protein crystallization, and molecular dynamics simulation experience.

Physical Demands

Ability to readily build optics and work in semiconductor processing.

Salary Range $40,000 - $48,000
Work Hours
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must provide proof of PhD, plus copies of at least two published papers. Thank you.

Close DateExternal Closing Date 12/20/2017
Open Until Filled No

Contact Information

Contact's Name Andrea Markelz
Contact's Title Professor
Contact's Email amarkelz@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-2739

Posting Dates

Posted 12/06/2017
Deadline for internal applicants
Deadline for external applicants
Date to be filled

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Documentation of highest degree conferred
  2. Publications
Optional Documents