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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

UMBC Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has a postdoctoral position available in nanomaterials chemistry and optical bio-imaging in the laboratory of Prof. Zeev Rosenzweig. The position will involve the development and synthesis of cadmium and lead free luminescent nanomaterials for biological and biomedical applications, with particular focus on sustainable and nontoxic materials. Candidates should have a strong background in optical nanomaterials synthesis, optical spectroscopy and imaging methods, and in handling biological samples and cells. Candidates should also have strong communication skills, ability to conduct research, prepare manuscripts and presentations independently, and ability and willingness to train graduate and undergraduate students in the laboratory. For best consideration, please apply online at: apply.interfolio.com/36504 by October 1, 2016.  All application materials include a cover letter, a CV, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically. The start date for the appointment is anticipated in the Fall of 2016. Review of application materials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and applications from women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged.