Logo Posting Number STA00799PO18 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post-Doctoral Researcher Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Engineering and Computing Department Chemical Engineering Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule Typical hours are 8:00am u2013 5:00pm Monday through Friday, with one hour for lunch. Flexible as approved by supervisor. Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral About UofSC The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 Best Colleges according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment. Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding. Benefit Eligibility Type Research Grant (RGP) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description Advertised Job Summary A full time post-doctoral scientist position is currently available in the laboratory of Dr. Chang Liu at the University of South Carolina, College of Engineering and Computing. Our lab is interested in Biosensor development and Biomarker discovery using nanomaterials, with a focus on their clinical applications on in vitro diagnostics, point-of-care tests, and liquid biopsy for Cancer and Infectious Diseases. Specific research projects include: (1) Development of nanopore devices foru00a0HIVu00a0and Tuberculosis point-of-care tests; (2) Discovery of novel circulating proteomics/genomics biomarkers for cancer diagnosis and prognosis. We invite applications from highly motivated and well-trained scholars to join our enthusiastic and collaborative research team. Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions) Candidates with diverse research background. A PhD or equivalent in Biomedical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biophysics, Biochemistry, or related field. Preferred Qualifications Background in bio-nanotechnology (nanopore, nanomaterials, microfluidics, etc.), biomarker isolation and quantification is preferred. Experience withu00a0MATLABu00a0and LabVIEW is a plus. Record of scientific accomplishments with manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals are highly desired for this position. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Excellent English written and verbal communication skills. Must have high degree of motivation and organization skills. Position Attributes Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No Posting Detail Information Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/10/2018 Job Close Date 07/20/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Required Supporting Documentation: u2022 Cover letter with detailed statement of research interests, experience, and career goals (within 2 pages) u2022 Curriculum vitae including the complete publication listu00a0 u2022 Contact information of three referencesu00a0 u2022 A writing sample (e.g. a dissertation chapter or a fellowship application) Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by ****. Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.