Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chemistry

New Jersey, United States
10 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Chemistry has an opening for a postdoctoral research associate or more senior position in experimental physical chemistry at Princeton University. The successful applicant should have experience in the following:

  • personally built or modified a single-molecule microscope from scratch, and/or personally set up a ultrafast spectroscopy instrument from scratch;
  • extensive experience in LabView and Matlab programming (optional C programming);
  • extensive experience in time-correlated single-photon counting (TCSPC) instrumentation including the use of NIM bin modules;
  • strong background in fundamental chemical physics, including statistical thermodynamics;
  • proven track record of productivity;
  • Ph.D.

Education Required - Doctorate Degree in Physical Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or related areas
And optionally,

  • knowledge and/or bench-top experience of biochemistry and cell biology;
  • protein mutation, expression, purification, and labeling;
  • nano-materials functionalization;
  • numerical methods;
  • fluid dynamics;
  • nano-optics

This position is for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research and contact information for 3 references.