Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering 1379 views

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is inviting applications for a position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) as a joint position in the labs of Prof. Frostad and Prof. MacLachlan. The successful candidate will take a lead role on an exciting project to develop sustainable agricultural spray technology using a combination of materials chemistry, polymer rheology, and soft matter physics.

  • This position requires a PhD in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or a related field. Preference will be given to recent graduates (within the last 3 years).
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas is required: materials chemistry, rheology, soft matter physics, or polymer science.
  • Must have strong experimental skills, a demonstrated mechanical aptitude, and ability to use Matlab or Python for analyzing data and generating plots.
  • Strong communication skills, a solid publication record (emphasizing quality of publications over quantity), and demonstrated leadership skills are essential.
  • Experience with supramolecular chemistry, extensional rheology, and/or foams is a plus.

Duration: 2 years


  • Take the lead in defining the project direction and executing on the predefined project objectives.
  • Coordinate with graduate students on the project to ensure efficiency of the team effort.
  • Gain a mastery of the state-of-the-art in the relevant research fields by conducting literature surveys.
  • Carry out experiments, use existing or new theories to analyze and interpret results, and communicate the results through plots, diagrams, images, etc.
  • Maintain clear and concise records of all work in a lab notebook and digital files following established standards.
  • Attend regular meetings with the PIs, take part in the groups’ lab meetings, and act on direction and feedback from the PIs.
  • Draft manuscripts for publication and prepare PowerPoint presentations for group meetings and conferences.
  • Ensure ethical standards of research are followed and ensure economical expenditure or research supplies and funds.
  • Perform other lab related duties as needed, including mentoring younger researchers, training students on experimental setups, etc.

How To Apply:

Apply online

Reference number: PDFO-55186

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of British Columbia (UBC)
Country Canada
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Engineering, Chemistry, Physics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline Open until filled

Company Information
  • Total Jobs 77 Jobs
  • Address Canada
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