Postdoctoral Research Associate on Polymer Chemistry

Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, USA
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October 19 2019
Science Career 2019
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Postdoctoral Research Associate on Polymer Chemistry

A postdoc position is open in the interdisciplinary research area of polymer chemistry and cancer therapy at the School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). This position is open immediately until filled.

The laboratory seeks a highly motivated and productive individual with strong knowledge and expertise in polymer chemistry. Successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in either Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or other closely related fields. Prior research experience in “living”/controlled polymerization, in particular ring-opening polymerization is highly desirable, but applicants who have strong academic preparation and a track-record of accomplishment in organic chemistry or other specialties of polymer chemistry will be considered. 

Interested candidate should send an application packet with the following items as a single PDF file by email to: (referencing “Liang Lab Postdoc” in the subject line):

  1. Cover letter that explains the expected starting date, research experience and interest (no more than 3 pages);
  2. Curriculum vitae;
  3. Names and contact information for three references.

About the research lab:

The laboratory has research projects in three main areas: (1) Drug delivery and cancer therapy; (2) Antimicrobial development; and (3) Biomimetic materials with membrane-protein-mediated functions. More information about the laboratory can be found at:

About the University:

As the medical school in the Texas Tech University system, TTUHSC provides top tier research facilities and intellectual support that encourage clinically oriented basic science studies. Plenty of opportunities exist in collaboration, mentoring, and career development. A list of research centers and institutions at TTUHSC can be found at: The university is located in Lubbock, the "Hub City" in west Texas that enjoys more than 260 days of sunshine per year, modest cost of living, excellent public schools, and the convenience of a large city in combination with the charm of a western life style. 

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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