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Postgraduate researcher in Organic Chemistry – Uppsala University, Sweden, 2022


A one-year postgraduate researcher position is available in the laboratories of Professor Jan Streuff at the Department of Chemistry – BMC, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2022

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General Info

Position: Postgraduate researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Chemistry

Uppsala University, Sweden


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Qualification Details

To qualify for an employment as a researcher you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in Organic Chemistry.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record with publications in high-level scientific journals.

We attach great importance to personal qualities such as good collaborative skills, motivation and independence, as well as how the applicant through his/her experience and competence is judged to have the abilities necessary to carry out the intended research. The ability of critical and analytical thinking are necessities and will therefore be valued at the selection of candidates. Candidates must be able to express themselves very well in spoken as well as written English.

Additional qualifications

Experience in the handling and characterization of polymeric materials will be considered as an advantage. Moreover, very good hands-on experience with NMR spectroscopic and gas chromatographic analysis, working under inert gas atmosphere as well as a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry and transition metal catalysis will be considered as advantage.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Tasks will include the synthesis of substrates, and catalysts, reaction optimization and application, analysis and interpretation of the results, full characterization of the products, precise documentation, as well as reporting the results on a regular basis and forward planning.

Besides carrying out the research project, the candidate will participate in the group organization and supervision of graduate/undergraduate students in the group.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: UFV-PA 2022/2163

Application Procedure

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, list of publications, research summary (2 pages), certificates, and the names and contact information of at least two references. The application must be submitted online via the recruitment portal of Uppsala University.

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.

The Streuff Group is working in the fields of homogeneous catalysis and organic synthesis. Read more about there research at Streuff Group webpage. The project will deal with the application of catalytic cleavage reactions in the reclaiming of certain types of polymers within the framework of a FORMAS project. The candidate will actively engage in all aspects of the research planning and execution.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

The employment is a temporary position, 12 months. Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date by agreement. Placement: Uppsala.

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Contact details

For further information about the position, please contact: Jan Streuff, [email protected]

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