Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry / College of Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position ID:Southern Illinois University Carbondale-Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry / College of Science-POSTDOC1 [#10488]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Carbondale, Illinois 62901, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Chemistry
Biochemistry / Biochemistry
Computational Biophysics
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/11/16, finished 2018/11/18)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry / College of Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the College of Science at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale announces an opening for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher in the department. The Postdoctoral Researcher’s duties are comprised of full-time research activities and related responsibilities described below.


The laboratory of Professor Sean D. Moran seeks applicants from a variety of backgrounds relevant to the study of functionally-relevant enzyme dynamics. The PI’s laboratory is an interdisciplinary research environment involving aspects of: ultrafast vibrational spectroscopy (2D IR); protein design, expression, and synthesis; and computational biochemistry and structure prediction. Researchers with experience in one or more of these areas, or a closely-related field, are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, but may submit applications for the position prior to receiving the Ph.D.


The Postdoctoral Researcher will be responsible for pursuing one or more research projects, contributing to the maintenance and improvement of laboratory facilities, contributing to the training of graduate and undergraduate students working in the same laboratory, and writing and publishing scientific manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.

The Postdoctoral Researcher will carry out the above responsibilities in a manner consistent with University policies and plans as well as applicable State laws.

To Apply:

To be considered, applicants must provide a cover letter and a CV, including names and contact information for at least two references. Applicants should arrange for letters of reference to be sent independently to the email address provided below or uploaded online through this website. In addition, applicants may also provide a brief summary of past research and/or future research interests. Materials and questions regarding the position may be sent by email to:

Sean D. Moran

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry


Subject: Postdoctoral Search

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All nominations are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(618) 453-6484
Neckers Building Rm. 316
1245 Lincoln Drive MC 4409
Carbondale, IL 62901

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