King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Postdoc in Synthesis of Peptide and Polymeric Materials for Biosensing Applications

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Lab of Prof Dana Alsulaiman, Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)


“Synthesis and Characterization of Peptide and Polymeric-based Materials for Biosensing Applications”


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Alsulaiman Lab at KAUST. The applicant will focus on the design, synthesis and characterization of peptides and polymeric based materials (including hydrogels) for biosensing applications. The aim of the work is to enable more effective and minimally-invasive technologies for disease diagnosis and monitoring (with a focus on cancer detection by liquid biopsy). The project will involve collaboration with international renowned universities.

The candidate must possess expertise in six techniques listed below. For postdoc applicants: this must be demonstrated through published high-impact peer-reviewed articles. Applicants must have received their PhD degrees within the past 5 years.

KAUST Benefits for Postdoc Fellows

  • Competitive Salary
  • Housing provided free of charge
  • Local medical insurance provided for postdoc fellows and eligible dependents
  • Relocation allowance

Schooling is provided to eligible dependents at KAUST Schools (normal admission procedures apply)

In your cover letter, please provide information regarding your experience with each of the six areas below, supported by reference to your published work (in the case of postdocs).

  1. Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis (manual or automated);
  2. Polymer Synthesis and Functionalization (preferably hydrogels);
  3. Mass Spectrometry (e.g. MALDI, Q-TOF);
  4. HPLC (prep or analytical);
  5. Biofunctionalization Techniques (e.g. Click chemistry, Silanization);
  6. (Bonus) Any work related to nucleic acid detection or bioassay development (preferably specific to microRNA).

Please upload the following 4 items to Interfolio:

  1. Cover letter including your response to the 6 skillsets
  2. updated CV
  3. List of publications
  4. contact information for three references

Job details

Title
Postdoc in Synthesis of Peptide and Polymeric Materials for Biosensing Applications
Location
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Published
2022-11-15
Application deadline
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