Assistant Project Scientist in Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of California Los Angeles

United States

Assistant Project Scientist

Job #JPF07469
  • CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY / L&S Physical Sciences / UCLA

Application Window

Open date: May 3rd, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Assistant Project Scientist will be a research scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Kendall Houk. This involves developing new methodology and training of laboratory personnel on various methods used in the research group. The research scientist must have skill with quantum chemical, molecular dynamics and machine learning for the investigation of chemical and biochemical reactions. The assistant project scientist will be writing research proposals and manuscripts, has signature authorization on grants, and programming of machine learning protocols for the organic chemical reaction rates. The assistant project scientist will work independently in designing experiments and determining priorities. The position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry or similar with at least 5 years of experience.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry or similar with at least 5 years of experience.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

None

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07469

Help contact: marla@chem.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA
 


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