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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Assistant Project Scientist in Dynamic Nuclear Polarization

Position overview

Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: June 15th, 2022
Position duration: The initial appointment will be for a period of one year with a possibility to extend.

Application Window

Open date: April 27th, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jun 17, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a full time Assistant Project Scientist with an anticipated start date June 15th, 2022.

The Assistant Project Scientist will lead a project together with PI Han on the mechanistic studies of DNP and develop novel approaches and applications of DNP-enhanced nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The applicant must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Physics, with at least three years of postdoctoral researcher experience at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

The expectation is that the Assistant Project Scientist has expertise in quantum mechanical simulations, spin physics of magnetic resonance, NMR and DNP experiments as demonstrated by publications and conference presentations.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - A cover letter stating the candidate's motivation for applying to this position.

  • Statement of Research - Containing a research summary of past research and an outlook on future research interests and directions.

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

Reference requirements

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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara