Post Doctoral Fellow - College of Sciences, Department of Chemistry (Liu Lab)

    Post Doctoral Fellow - College of Sciences, Department of Chemistry (Liu Lab)

    Location: San Antonio, TX

    Regular/Temporary: Regular

    Job ID: 10443

    Full/Part Time: Full Time

    Org Marketing Statement

    The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more online, on UTSA Today or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube or LinkedIn.

    UTSA, situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.

    Posting End Date

    This position will remain open until filled. At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.


    Salary Range: Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

    UTSA offers an attractive benefits package, including comprehensive health insurance, a robust retirement savings plan, and generous paid time off.

    This position is grant funded and is contingent on additional grant funding

    Hours per Week

    Exempt Position: 40 hours per week.

    Required Application Materials

    • A cover letter outlining your research interests and explaining your interest in this specific position.
    • A comprehensive CV that highlights your research experience and showcases your skills.
    • Contact information for three professional references who can speak to your qualifications.

    Essential Functions

    Job Summary


    The Metallobiochemistry laboratory in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is seeking exceptional candidates to fill two NIH grant-funded Postdoctoral Associate positions. We invite applications from individuals with substantial research experience in Enzymology, Structural Biology, Biophysical Spectroscopy, or Mass Spectrometry. Each position is intended for 3 - 5 years.



    • Conduct innovative and independent research projects within the areas of protein metallochemistry, enzymology, structural biology, biophysical spectroscopy, or mass spectrometry.
    • Foster collaboration with other researchers in the laboratory and at UTSA to promote a dynamic research environment.
    • Mentor and guide graduate students and undergraduate researchers, fostering academic and professional growth.
    • Contribute proactively to the overall success and advancement of the Metallobiochemistry laboratory.
    For further information about our Metallobiochemistry laboratory, please visit our website at reach out to the principal investigator, Dr. Aimin Liu, via email at mailto:.

    Required Qualifications

    • Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a related discipline, such as Bioinorganic Chemistry, Biophysics, or Structural Biology.
    • Demonstrated expertise and hands-on experience in one of the research areas mentioned above.
    • Exceptional communication and presentation skills to effectively convey research findings.
    • Ability to work independently while also thriving in a collaborative team setting.

    Working Conditions

    The primary work location for this position will be on campus. Travel and parking expenses are the employee's responsibility.

    Additional Information

    • UTSA is a tobacco free campus.
    • This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
    • Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.

    This position is grant funded and is contingent on additional grant funding

    EO/AA Statement

    As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.

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