Postdoctoral Research Positions in Supramolecular Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Missouri St. Louis announces the availability of a one-year position for Postdoctoral Associates in the research group of Dr. Alicia Beatty. The aim of the research projects is to synthesize arene-amine and carboxylic acid ligands, coordination compounds, and solid state materials for porous 3-D networks. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, or equivalent. Candidates should have strong backgrounds in organic synthesis and/or synthesis and characterization of soft solid state materials. Previous experience with the synthesis of hydrogen-bonded solids or coordination polymers would be an advantage, as would experience in solid state characterization (BET, DSC, TGA, and XRD). Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research experience and interests, and a list of at least three professional references. Applications should be sent by email to Review of applications will begin January 30, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.