Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Bioanalytical IR / Raman Spectroscopy

Birmingham, Alabama
Salary & benefits are commensurate with NIH recommendations.
Mar 05, 2018
May 04, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Biological, Nanotechnology, Physical
Job Type
Full time

A postdoctoral position in bioanalytical Raman spectroscopy is currently available.  Several projects are under investigation, including detection of diagnostic markers, blood-based diagnostics, oligonucleotide-based capture assays, and microbiological analysis. 

These projects involve close coordination with co-investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.  The candidate should have experience in one or more of the following areas: nanomaterials fabrication, Raman, IR, DNA surface chemistry, chemical imaging (IR/Raman), SERS, and/or multivariate statistical analysis. 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is one of the most comprehensive biomedical research universities in the US.  UAB received $225 million in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health during the 2014 fiscal year, which places the school 10th in NIH funding among public universities.

In 2013 UAB was named the "Best Place to Work for a Post-Doc” among US universities, according to a survey conducted by The Scientist magazine.

UAB prides itself on its commitment to post-doctoral training.  Approximately 250 post-docs are currently employed in a variety of disciplines, and opportunities for professional development abound through the Office of Postdoctoral Education.

Interested applicants can send a CV and letters of reference using the information below.


Dr. Richard A. Dluhy

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Department of Chemistry, CHEM 201

1720 2nd Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35294-1240

tel:  (205) 975-5381

fax:  (205) 934-2573