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Postdoctoral researcher in chemistry with focus on organic chemistry at Uppsala Uni, Sweden 2022


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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: Subject to norms

Department of Chemistry - BMC
Uppsala universitet, Uppsala, Sweden

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Qualification Details

PhD degree in organic chemistry, materials chemistry or other for the position relevant fields or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in the above listed subjects. The degree needs to be obtained by the time of the decision of employment. Those who have obtained a PhD degree three years prior to the application deadline are primarily considered for the employment. The starting point of the three-year frame period is the application deadline. Due to special circumstances, the degree may have been obtained earlier. The three-year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.

Documented experience in organic synthesis is a requirement.

We attach great importance to personal qualities such as the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger project group. You are also expected to be proactive, self-motivated, and have a high level of integrity. As we work internationally, the candidate must have good knowledge of written and spoken English.

Additional qualifications Previous work with synthesis and modification of organic framework (MOFs or COFs). Characterization of porous materials with XRD, surface area measurements, TGA and IR. Experience working with adsorption of ions or organic compounds from solution into porous materials.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Synthesis and characterization of small organic building blocks and then polymerization of these into porous covalent organic frameworks. Experimental evaluation and analysis of the framework's properties and their potential as functional. Presentation of the results and analysis in oral and written form. In addition, supervision of students and collaboration with other researchers and industrial partners are part of the duties.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: UFV-PA 2022/3391

Application Procedure

Basic documents required for the application

About the Department/Section/Group

Department of Chemistry – BMC conducts research and education in analytical chemistry, biochemistry and organic chemistry. More than 100 people work at the department. New employees and students are recruited from all over the world and English is the main working language. The department is located at the Biomedical Centre in Uppsala, which facilitates collaborations with research groups in biology, pharmacy, medicine and SciLifeLab and gives access to advanced infrastructure for experimental and theoretical studies. You can find more information about us here.

In this project, we study how porous organic frameworks can be tailored and used to adsorb metal ions from aqueous solutions. The project is carried out together with academic and industrial partners from Sweden, Estonia and Japan.

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About the Employer: Uppsala University, Sweden

Note or Other details

The employment is a temporary position of 2 years according to central collective agreement. Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date 22-12-01 or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.

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Contact details

For further information about the position, please contact: Rikard Emanuelsson, [email protected]

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Published on: | Last Updated: Sep 22, 2022 | at nViews Career by nViews Career Team