Postdoctoral position at New York University (singlet states), Department of Chemistry

Applications are solicited for an individual to be appointed as an postdoctoral associate under the supervision of Alexej Jerschow. The research will focus on the study of nuclear spin singlet state life times and singlet relaxation mechanisms, the development of efficient singlet/triplet conversion pulse
sequences and methodology, as well as para-hydrogen induced polarization (PHIP).

Successful applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in a related field. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in NMR spectrometer operation and pulse sequence development. Expertise in simulations and/or hardware would be beneficial as well.

Some relevant publications:
•    Chem. Phys. Chem. 2016, in press,
•    J. Magn. Reson. 2017, 284, 1-7; free access link:
•    PCCP17, 2015, 24370 – 24375,

There is also an opportunity to be involved in other ongoing projects in the laboratory including in situ battery MRI (Nat Comm 9:1776, 2018,

The lab is located in newly renovated facilities of the Molecular Nanoscience Center at NYU’s Washington Square Campus in the heart of Manhattan.

The initial appointment is for a year, with a possibility of renewal.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter summarizing research experience and specifying the interests in this position; a curriculum vitae (including a publication list); a statement of research interests; and two letters of reference. The application can be submitted through this link:

Alexej Jerschow
Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry Department
New York University
100 Washington Square East
New York, NY 10003
ph: +1 212 998 8451
fax: +1 212 995 4475