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Non-faculty Recruitment


College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Department of Chemistry, University of California at Riverside Position:

Postdoctoral Scholars – Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis

A postdoctoral research position is available in the group of Professor Richard Schrock at the University of California at Riverside, with a starting date as soon as June 3, 2019. The initial position is for one year, with possible extension based on satisfactory performance.

The research topic will be synthesis and chemistry of molybdenum alkylidene complexes and their potential as catalysts for olefin metathesis. The candidate should have experience in the synthesis and handling of air-sensitive compounds, mechanistic studies, and catalysis.

Candidates should have obtained their Ph.D. in organometallic chemistry or in a closely related research area. Interested candidates should contact Professor R. R. Schrock directly at richard.schrock@ucr.edu.

Applicants should include:
(1) A C.V.
(2) A research summary
(3) A letter stating research interests and background

Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Professor Schrock.

The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location: Riverside, California


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