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Three PhD positions (3 years) within the Department of Chemistry

18 days ago
University of Basel
Three PhD positions (3 years) within the Department of Chemistry
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Published: 18 days ago
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Location: Basel, Switzerland
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Three PhD positions (3 years) within the Department of Chemistry

Three PhD positions are opening in Inorganic Chemistry in the research group of Professor Edwin C. Constable and
Professor Catherine E. Housecroft.

Your position
Position 1 starts as soon after 01.10.2018 as possible. Topic of research "Coordination networks and frameworks"; involves organic synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, metal coordination chemistry, crystal growth, structural analysis, design of porous networks and frameworks.
Position 2 starts as soon after 01.10.2018 as possible. Topic of research "Dye-sensitized solar cells"; involves organic synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, metal coordination chemistry, materials chemistry, device fabrication and evaluation using appropriate instrumental methods.
Position 3 starts as soon after 01.10.2018 as possible. Topic of research "Hierarchical assemblies on surfaces"; involves organic synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, metal coordination chemistry, materials chemistry, incorporation of multiple functionalities on surfaces for task-specific applications.

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Candidates must have completed Bachelors and Masters degrees in Chemistry or Nanosciences (with adequate synthetic chemistry component), and be available immediately. The research group works mainly in English, and a good working knowledge of both written and spoken English is required.



Application / Contact
Application deadline: 30.10.2018
The following documents should be sent by email to Professor Catherine Housecroft (catherine.housecroft@unibas.ch):

1. Letter of motivation
2. CV
3. Copy of MSc-Diploma
4. Names and contact details of 3 referees

Applications should be submitted in English. Enrollment at the University of Basel for the successful candidates is mandatory.

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