Postdoctoral Scholar

Reno, Nevada
Minimum of $47,476
Jan 26, 2018
Feb 23, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Organic
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the Organic Analytic Laboratory at the Desert Research Institute are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scholar to investigate the thermal stability of flavoring compounds. This position provides a unique opportunity to work on both experimental and computational aspects of the project. The main responsibilities include designing and performing experiments on thermal decomposition of flavoring compounds using various organic analytical techniques, carrying out electronic structure calculations and kinetics modeling of thermal decomposition of flavoring compounds, summarizing and reporting the data. Other responsibilities include guiding and advising graduate and undergraduate student researchers, and writing scholarly papers and grant proposals. 

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry or related fields

Compensation Grade: Postdoctoral Scholar

Contact Information: Sergey Varganov at

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit Posting closes February 23, 2018.

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