Principal Investigator: Prof. Zachary Hudson
Keywords: Optoelectronics, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, luminescent materials, fluorescence spectroscopy, nanomaterials
Job Description: A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Hudson Lab at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. The candidate will join a multidisciplinary research group focused on developing advanced materials for optoelectronics. Current research areas in the group include i) new materials for organic electronics and solid-state lighting; ii) luminescent nanoprobes for bioanalysis; ii) the synthesis of nanomaterials from semiconducting polymers, and iv) quantum computing for optoelectronic materials discovery.
Projects in these areas are highly flexible, and the successful candidate will be encouraged to explore his/her own research interests in addition to those outlined above. The candidate will also be involved in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, as well as assisting with the day-to-day operation of the laboratory. External funding is not required, though candidates holding external funding are highly encouraged to apply.
Desirable skills include any of the following:
Candidates must be highly motivated and self-driven, capable of independently designing and performing experiments. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work well as part of a team, and a strong track record of publications as lead author are also required.
Salary: $50,000 CAD/year + benefits.
Start Date: Flexible, between Aug. 1, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021.
Interested candidates should e-mail their complete application in PDF format by July 1, 2021 to email@example.com, including:
The evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Candidates selected for further evaluation will be contacted for an interview and brief research proposal.
The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow, recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training may require flexibility in both duties and hours of work.
For more information, please visit:
Hudson Group: hudsonlab.ca
UBC Department of Chemistry: www.chem.ubc.ca
This posting is for the UBC Vancouver campus in British Columbia, Canada.
Please refer to reference number RX-55150 during correspondence about this position.
Please visit the researcher profile of the supervisor for this position to learn more about their research.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
Postdoctoral Fellows at UBC Vancouver
UBC is home to over 900 postdocs spanning all faculties and units across two campuses and a variety of affiliated hospitals, research centres, and sites, providing unparalleled opportunities to learn, discover and contribute in one’s own way. UBC’s Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO) is committed to supporting the lives and career aspirations of our Postdocs, with the goal of enriching their experience at UBC and preparing them for the future. In addition to providing support and advocacy for all postdocs, the PDFO is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities that foster the development of soft skills needed in today’s professional environments, helping them secure future careers in their chosen fields.
About UBC’s Faculty of Science
UBC Science brings together a community of scholars internationally recognized for its commitment to discovery and innovation—in the lab and in the classroom. Our faculty conduct top-tier research in the life, physical, earth and computational sciences, driving insights into sustainability, biodiversity, human health, nanoscience, new materials, probability, artificial intelligence, exoplanets and more. Ranked among the world’s top 40 universities, UBC’s research prowess in environmental science, math, physics, plant and animal science, computer science, geology, oceanography and biology is consistently rated best in Canada by international and national rankings.
Vancouver is a dynamic, cosmopolitan and progressive city, consistently ranked as one of the top cities to live in the world. Canada’s third largest city has it all: sea, parks, mountains, beaches, and four seasons per year, including beautiful summers and mild, wet winters with snow in the mountains. It’s the perfect backdrop to your academic research.
Tagged as: Chemistry
Job Description The lab of Prof. Isaac Li is seeking a highly motivated postdoc to work in experimental biophysics in...Apply