Iowa State University
POSTDOC POSITION AVAILABLE: We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in bioanalytical chemistry within the Department of Chemistry at Iowa State University with an anticipated start date of March 1, 2017. In this position, the individual will develop bioanalytical methods using ionic liquid and magnetic ionic liquid-based materials for the analysis of nucleic acids and viable bacteria. Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in biochemistry including a background in nucleic acid chemistry and proficiency in PCR and qPCR, analytical chemistry, and separation science. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required. Interested individuals should submit the following to Prof. Anderson by email (email@example.com): (A) Curriculum vitae; (B) Statement of research interests and goals; (C) names and contact information for three (3) references.
Professor Jared L. Anderson joined the Iowa State University chemistry faculty in August 2015. Prior to joining ISU, he was a faculty member at The University of Toledo from 2005 through 2015 where he held the ranks of assistant, associate, and full professor of chemistry. He earned his B.S. in 2000 from South Dakota State University and his Ph.D. from Iowa State University in 2005. Anderson was a recipient of a NSF CAREER Award, Emerging Leader in Chromatography Award given by LCGC Magazine, and the American Chemical Society Young Investigator in Separation Science Award. In 2014, he was included in the “Top 40 under 40” Power List by The Analytical Scientist. In 2016, he was awarded the Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications, 5 book chapters, and has co-edited a book series published by Wiley titled Analytical Separation Science. He currently holds 5 patents and serves on the editorial advisory boards of Analytica Chimica Acta and LCGC Magazine.