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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR

Company
University of Arkansas
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16178
AJE Ref #
576171225
Location
Fayetteville, AR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES

The Post Doctoral Fellow is responsible for the design and characterization of small molecules and will participate in the preparation of research results for publication. This position will interact with other researchers in the field. Other duties as assigned.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

* Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field

* Strong background and experience in synthetic organic chemistry

* Hands-on experience in obtaining NMR spectra and analysis

* Hands-on experience in the field of carbohydrate synthesis

* Hands-on experience with biochemical lab techniques

DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE ANY LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION(S)*
No

IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS)

* Knowledge of computers and software applications

* Knowledge of the use of equipment and instruments

* Good organizational and time management skills

* Editorial skills for preparation of reports

* Highly competent skills in several laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques

* Ability to communicate respectfully with a diverse community

* Ability to learn, develop, and apply new techniques

* Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.

Occasionally:

* Crouching

* Kneeling

* Lifting

* Pulling

* Pushing

* Reaching

* Sharps

* Stooping

Frequently:

* Feeling

* Grasping

Constantly:

* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding

* Hearing

* Repetitive motion

* Sitting

* Standing

* Talking

* Walking

This position uses equipment that requires the ability to distinguish between different colors, as well as distinguish between variations of the same color.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes., The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm s reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenters or technicians.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS
The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts or vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals or hazards.

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

OVERTIME ELIGIBLE
No

Is this position weather/ event essential*

If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No

WORK LOCATION/BUILDING
Fayetteville Campus - Chemistry Building, Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Building, and Discovery Hall

BENEFITS ELIGIBLE
Yes

APPOINTMENT PERCENT
100

SALARY
$35,000 - $40,000 (commensurate with education and/or experience)

DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A MOTOR VEHICLE REPORTS CHECK*
No

DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A BACKGROUND CHECK*
No

IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY

DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A SUBSTANCE ABUSE TEST*
No

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Additional Benefits

More information on employee benefits can be found here: http://hr.uark.edu