There are several postdoctoral openings for synthetic chemists, polymer chemists, and material scientists at IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, CA. Two of the available synthetic positions are described below. Potential applicants can apply directly through the IBM website (https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/search.jsp).
Job description (RES-0313667)
We are seeking a candidate for a postdoctoral appointment working in the area of catalysis and polymer synthesis. The candidate should have extensive expertise in organic chemistry, including small molecule synthesis, characterization, and reaction mechanisms. Applicants familiar with the areas of catalysis and polymer chemistry are preferred. In addition, experience in synthetic methodologies employing carbon dioxide, including supercritical carbon dioxide, is desirable. The candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary team and should have good written and oral communication skills. (PhD required)
Job description (RES-0349014)
We are seeking a candidate for a postdoctoral appointment working on the synthesis and self assembly of organic-inorganic hybrid materials. The candidate should have extensive expertise in polymer chemistry including controlled polymerization reactions and characterization of polymers and polymeric assemblies. Candidates familiar with supramolecular or macromolecular self-assembly are preferred. A PhD degree is a requirement for this position. The candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary team and should have good written and oral communication skills. (PhD required)
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