Open Positions

Admitted Graduate Students – Please feel free to contact Prof. Smith ( to discuss research interests and potential projects.

Prospective Postdoctoral Scholars – While no specific opportunities are currently available, funding situations are constantly changing. Prospective scholars with training in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, and related fields are therefore encouraged to submit applications. Those with training in (1) organic chemistry, including polymer/ligand synthesis, (2) polymer science and engineering, and (3) inorganic chemistry, including synthesis and characterization of metal-organic frameworks, are particularly encouraged to apply, although applications in other sub-specializations will also be considered.

To inquire about available positions and to submit an application, please contact Prof. Smith ( and include the following information:

– Cover letter indicating research interests

– CV including list of publications

– Contact information for three references