Hercules Incorporated, a world leader in water-soluble polymers, paper chemicals, resins, food gums, and non-woven fibers, is seeking two postdoctoral associates to join our R&D team engaged in bioconversions of natural materials.
A Ph.D. in organic chemistry or biochemistry and relevant synthetic experience is needed. Responsibilities include synthesis of carbohydrates and oligosaccharides by chemical and enzymatic methods, purification and separation of intermediates and end-products, and analyses and characterization (through chemical and spectroscopic techniques). Familiarity with enzyme isolation, purification, assays, and reactions is essential. Familiarity with the physical chemistry, structure and design of proteins is highly desirable.
Duration of position is two (2) years maximum and is available immediately. The location of the Hercules Research Center is suburban Wilmington, Delaware. Send resume to
H. N. Cheng (Phone: 302-995-3505, Fax: 302-995-4117)
Hercules Incorporated Research Center
500 Hercules Road
Wilmington, DE 19808-1599
Hercules Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No candidate will be discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, national origin, age, color, religion, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.