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Researcher in Organic Chemistry – Stockholm University, Sweden, 2022


The Department of Organic Chemistry invites applications for a Researcher in the project Organometallic Synthesis and Catalysis: New Methods to Make Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds, at Stockholm University, Sweden, 2022

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 6 Months
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Organic Chemistry

Stockholm University (SU), Sweden


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Qualification Details

Researchers are appointed primarily for purposes of research and must hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria

We are seeking exceptionally qualified applicants for this position, with at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience with a PhD in organic chemistry.

The candidate should have a strong background on the development of catalytic processes, experience on the design and synthesis of homogeneous metal and organocatalysts, as well as catalysts based on MOFs, and electrocatalysis. The candidate should be familiar with the characterization of organic compounds by NMR, HPLC with chiral stationary phase, HRMS and GC-MS. Experience in lab administration, such as being familiarized with safety procedures, and contact with suppliers is desirable.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Project description

Organometallic Synthesis and Catalysis: New Methods to Make Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds

The candidate will work on the development, testing and evaluation of innovative catalytic processes to synthesize organic molecules with focus on renewable and recycled raw materials. We will apply the principles of green chemistry, with emphasis on prevention of waste, and on atom and energy efficiency. Martín-Matute´s group works on the development of new processes to make C-C and C-heteroatom bonds using a variety of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts, focusing in green methods for a sustainable and safe chemistry development.

Main responsibilities

The position involves research in the areas described above, as well as supervision of students in the lab. The applicant will also be involved in the organization of the lab, revising risk assesments, and coordinating the supply of chemicals. The candidate will contribute with the mainteinance of instruments and other common tasks at the department.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: SU FV-2226-22

Application Procedure

Please include the following information with your application

  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references

and, in addition, please include the following documents

  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
  • Letter (no more than 3 pages) describing:– why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement– why and how you wish to complete the project– what makes you suitable for the project in question
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

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Note or Other details

The employment is full-time and is time-limited to six months, with possibility for extension. Start date as soon as possible as per agreement.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

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Contact details

Further information about the position can be obtained from Prof. B. Martín-Matute. [email protected]

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