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Postdoctoral Chemist

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

The College of Engineering & Applied Science encourages applications for a Postdoctoral Chemist.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials at the University of Colorado Boulder is building a radically interdisciplinary team of creative scientists and engineers for research at the intersection of chemistry, engineering, and multifunctional materials.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Organic, polymer, and colloid synthesis and characterization, photolithography, microscopy. 
  • Collaborating with team members on training goals and lab upkeep.

What You Should Know

The initial appointment will be for 12 months, with a possibility for additional 12-month extensions.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary for this position is $61,250.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be engaged. Be resourceful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Ph.D. in polymer, materials, or chemicals sciences and engineering, or a related field.

What You Will Need

  • We welcome interdisciplinary, polymath, out-of-the-box problem solvers.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Research experience in organic synthesis, microfluidics, soft lithography, microelectromechanical systems, and/or nanotechnology is desired.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Optional: Portfolio URL/Link
  5. Optional: Proof of Degree
    • If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. However, if your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable) as an optional attachment.
Please apply by April 30, 2022 for full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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