Postdoctoral researcher in Physical Chemistry
Sort on published: 2017-09-14
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
At Department of Chemistry-Ångström Laboratory Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.
Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory conducts research and education in chemistry. The Department has over 300 active persons, of which 200 are employees and the rest consists of guest researchers and students doing research at Master level. Annual turnover is almost 200 million SEK. You can find more information here.
The researcher will be part of “Molecular Devices for Artificial Photosynthesis” group within the physical chemistry program. The program which is highly recognized internationally is part of the Department of chemistry – Ångström Laboratory, within the chemistry section at Uppsala University. The group is situated in a modern building at the Ångström Laboratory. The research at the department spans from organic, inorganic and physical chemistry to biochemistry and biophysics. Strong cross-disciplinary collaborations are characteristic for the department.
Duties: The candidate will prepare organic photocatalysts and study their performance with regards to hydrogen generation from water as well as CO2 reduction. The research will be performed in collaboration with several researchers and research groups in Sweden. Specifically, the collaboration involves organic chemists as well as biochemists for the design of new components, and physical chemists for advanced spectroscopic measurements. The project will be performed at the division of Physical Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry – Ångström Laboratory.
Requirements: The applicant is expected to have a PhD degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Physics, or equivalent, with a physical chemistry component. Experience in photocatalysis and surface functionalization is advantageous. Previous postdoctoral experience or equivalent is desirable. A high level of written and spoken English is required as well as the ability to work in a team. The applicant should have his/her PhD degree no more than three years by the deadline of application.
Additional qualifications: The application should include a statement of research interest, CV, certificates of degrees, published articles or any other relevant material that is available. Also, contact information of at least two reference persons should be included.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Pay: Individual salary
Starting: 2018-01-08 or otherwise agreed
Type of employment: Temporary position, 24 months
Working hours: 100%
For further information about the position please contact
Dr. Haining Tian, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel.: + 46 (0)18 471 3640
Dr. Gustav Berggren, Email: Gustav.email@example.com, Tel.: + 46 (0)18 471 65 95
You are welcome to submit your application no later than 2017-10-15, UFV-PA 2017/3176
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Placement: Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100
County: Uppsala län
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3176
Last application date: 2017-10-15