Duke University, Department of Chemistry

Position ID:Duke-Department of Chemistry-BJW_PSD [#22216]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry / Materials Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2022/09/02 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2022/08/01, finished 2022/09/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Wiley Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry at Duke University (Durham, NC) seeks a Research Scientist (salary starts at $75,000) to help lead part of a DARPA-funded research project entitled Directional Imaging via Orientable Dipole Engineering (DIODE). 

Duties and Responsibilities The research scientist will lead the development of scalable syntheses to produce asymmetric microparticles, including particles composed of polymers, biocompatible polymers, and potentially other materials. The research scientist will also be responsible for management of communications between the projects research teams and the sponsor, as well as management of more junior researchers.

Educational Requirements Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related fields

Citizenship Requirements This position is restricted to US Citizens. 

Experience Recommended Demonstrated record of outstanding productivity and accomplishment (e.g. strong publication record). Extremely strong written and oral communication skills. Expertise in the synthesis and assembly of microparticles is desirable but not required. 

About the Wiley Lab The Wiley Lab is dedicated to development of new materials and material science knowledge with the potential to improve the human condition.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
Department of Chemistry
Duke University
Box 90347
Durham, NC 27708-0347