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Laboratory Manager for Department of Chemistry – Center for High Entropy Alloy Catalysis at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark 2022


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General Info

Position: Laboratory Manager
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Center for High Entropy Alloy Catalysis (CHEAC), Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark


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Qualification Details

  • You have a MSc/PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Nanoscience or similar
  • OR you are a skilled laboratory technician with several years of experience with focus on analysis equipment
  • You have hands-on experience with (some of) the above mentioned methods of analysis and electrochemistry
  • You have technical and analytical skills
  • You are used to communicating in English; both spoken and written
  • You are comfortable in an environment with collaborators and colleagues of different, scientific backgrounds
  • You are patient, and have an open and service-minded attitude

The final list of tasks will be be adjusted in relation to the background and qualifications of the chosen candidate.

Responsibilities/Job Description

You will be a central part of a multi-disciplinary center and the three linked laboratories. Your main task will be to oversee the daily activities in the labs, and involves sample preparation, analysis, training of students and employees in the center, and equipment maintenance.

  • General management of the electrochemistry, synthesis and materials chemistry labs at CHEAC.
  • Laboratory safety, keeping overview of storage of chemicals, samples and gases.
  • Development of new setups for synthesis, synchrotron measurements and electrochemical experiments in collaboration with research staff and students.
  • Maintenance of equipment including contact to technicians and vendors (x-ray diffractometer, GC-MS, in-situ IR, potentiostas, and ICP-OES.
  • Sample preparation and analysis; Training of new users on the equipment.
  • Data management and data curation.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

If you find the job interesting, please send an electronic application with attachment via Jobportalen (click on the link "Apply Now" at the bottom of the post)

About the Department/Section/Group

Center for High Entropy Alloy Catalysis is a Center of Excellence financed by the Danish National Research Foundation. The center is part of Department of Chemistry, and headed by center leader prof. Jan Rossmeisl.

We are app. 45 persons employed in or related to the center; ranging from BSc-students to professors with several nationalities represented.

Department of Chemistry is located at Universitetsparken 5, Copenhagen and is the work place for the position.

The Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen – or SCIENCE – is Denmark's largest science research and education institution with 4,000 employees and 9,700 Bachelor and Master's students in 12 departments. The Faculty has an annual budget of DKK 3 billion.

Learn more about The Faculty of Science at www.science.ku.dk

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

We offer a job with responsibility, variation, and good colleagues in a working environment with an informal and respectful atmosphere.

Terms of salary and employment

The employment as Laboratory Manager is a full time position (37 hours/week).

Starting date is 1 April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For an academic:

The employment and salary is made in accordance with the Circular on the Collective Agreement concerning academics in the state sector concluded between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

Employment will be as academic employee. The salary is based on seniority. Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

For a skilled laboratory technician:

The employment is made in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Organisations of Public Employees – governmental institutions (the OAO-S collective agreement) and the Professional Agreement for clerical employees, laboratory technicians and IT-officers in the state.

Employment will be as laboratory technician at salary grade 4. Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

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Contact details

Any questions about the position may be directed to associate professor Kirsten Jensen at [email protected].

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