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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana
Up to $40,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Sep 20, 2021

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Development-Process, Research-Applied
Job Type
Full time
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The Deng research lab in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at IUPUI has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associates position in synthetic organic chemistry/methodology development.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry or other relevant disciplines, and an excellent publication track record. The specific projects are part of an exciting research program focusing on the exploration of sustainable catalysis, photocatalysis and electrochemistry for highly selective and efficient synthetic methodology development.

Consideration for the postdoc position will be given to candidates with a strong background in reaction methodology development, catalysis development and possess the following skills: small molecule synthesis, metal-complex preparation, column chromatography, analytical skills including NMR, GC, MS, HPLC, LCMS, IR, TLC, etc. Applicants should be scientifically driven and self-motivated individuals with the highest commitment to excellence in scholarship.

The duration of the initial appointment will be for one year. The position can be renewable based on research productivity, performance and funding

IUPUI is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Please refer to for more information about Dr. Yongming Deng and the group.

Required Documents:

  • Research summary
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • List of References

Contact Information for Candidates

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or related field
  • Experience with modern organic synthesis and associated techniques
  • Experience in catalysis development and metal-complex preparation
  • Expertise in modern analytical techniques including NMR, IR, GC, HPLC, LC-MS
  • Ability to mentor junior team members, and ensure the highest levels of laboratory safety
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and short turnaround times
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a Postdoc member at IUPUI


Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a public research university in Indianapolis, Indiana. A core campus of Indiana University that also offers Purdue University degrees, it is the result of a merger in 1969 of the Purdue Indianapolis Extension Center (1946) and Indiana University Indianapolis (1916). IUPUI has been recognized as one of the most innovative universities in the world by Reuters' Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities. The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology located in The Purdue School of Science, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) builds on the strength of thirty years of research, training and outreach activity. Collaborating closely with the IU School of Medicine, and Eli Lilly and Company, among others. The department draw on an expansive and collegial community of scholars and practitioners from a multiplicity of disciplines devoted to the serious study of chemistry and chemical biology.

For the health and safety of our community, as of August 1st, all faculty, staff, and students at Indiana University must, with few exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19. Please go to this link  for more information on this requirement.

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