23/11/2016

PhD Student in TEAM-TECH Project

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Warsaw
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryOrganic chemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    22/03/2018 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Warsaw
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/04/2018
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

Paid PhD student position in Team Tech program project funded by the Foundation for Polish Science

Position in the project: PhD student
Scientific discipline: Organic chemistry
Institution: The University of Warsaw Biological and Chemical Research Centre (CNBCh UW), Warsaw
Job type: Stipend
Stipend amount/month: 3500 PLN (approx. 800 EUR, net)/month (health insurance not included for students outside of EU)
Position starts on: 1st April 2018
Period of stipend agreement: 22 months
Number of job offers: 1

Principal Investigator: prof. dr. hab. eng. Karol Grela
Project title: Catalysis for the Twenty-First Century Chemical Industry

Project description: The goal of the project is to perform research on design and to test methods related to intensification of chemical production, immobilisation of well-defined organometallic catalysts, enabling technologies, decrease of metal loading and amount of waste produced.

Key responsibilities include: PhD students will obtain a number of NHC-onium tagged ruthenium and gold catalysts and screen them in selected reactions, using classical and green solvents, and in no solvent, with the help of various enabling techniques. The catalysts will be immobilised on selected solid supports, such as zeolites, metal-organic frameworks (MOF) and nanoparticles, thoroughly characterised and tested in batch and continuous flow conditions.

For more details about the position please visit: www.karolgrela.eu

Please submit the following documents to: Submission (in one pdf file send in a format surname_name.pdf) and possible questions only by email: karol.grela@gmail.com.

The candidate will be chosen by the selection committee in accordance with FNP rules. More instructions available in the Application Form.

Additional comments

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Chemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Profile of candidates/requirements:

  • MSc degree in organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry or similar;
  • Knowledge of organic synthesis or organometallic chemistry;
  • Knowledge of databases (Reaxys, SciFinder);
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques utilized in organic chemistry (NMR, MS, IR);
  • Very good knowledge of English;

Specific Requirements

Required documents:
 

  • Completed Application Form (please use the provided form available at: www.karolgrela.eu);
  • A copy of transcript of grades from undergraduate courses is welcome;
  • A copy of MSc diploma;
  • Contact data to at least one person who can provide us with letter of recommendation and at least one recommendation letter send by above person (preferably placed on the form available at www.karolgrela.eu);
  • GRE (Chemistry) scores for international students or admission test results for PhD students from the Faculty of Chemistry UW (it can be also passed within one year from the project start date);

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Warsaw
Poland
Warsaw
02-089
Żwirki i Wigury 101

EURAXESS offer ID: 157995