03/12/2019

Post-doc in the area of catalytic conversion of renewable resources


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Leibniz Institute for Catalysis
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryHomogeneous catalysis
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/01/2020 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Rostock
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/03/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    410-01/2019

Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V.

LIKAT Rostock

 

Post-doc Position (m/f/d)

In the area of catalytic conversion of renewable resources

The Leibniz Institute for Catalysis (LIKAT Rostock) with approx. 300 employees and guests is one of the lea­ding European research institutions in the field of catalysis. LIKAT is a competent partner for the re-search and development of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts as well as catalytic processes and technologies. LIKATs focus is on application-oriented basic research and applied research. There­fore, it cooperates with industrial companies and research institutes worldwide.

The research group of Prof. Dr. J.G. de Vries/Dr. Sergey Tin in the department of “Catalysis with Renew­able Resources” has an opening for a PostDoc position in this area.

Your task: You will develop new catalytic methods for the conversion of sugars and other sources of biomass into monomeric building blocks (e.g. diols) for polymers. Another focus of the project will be on the preparation of renewable oligomers which can be used in the preparation of adhesives.

Your competence: A Ph.D. degree in the area of homogeneous ca­taly­sis, organometallic chemistry or organic chemistry with expertise in catalysis and good spoken and written English is required. Expe­rience in polymer synthesis and character­i­sation is advantageous. The candidate must be highly self-mo­tivated and work independently on a high scientific level.

Our offer: We offer a challenging Post-doc position in an international research group in an excellent en­viron­ment at the LIKAT Rostock. The position is available from March 1, 2020 and is initially limited to one year. Extension for another year is possible upon mutual agreement. Place of work is Rostock. The salary is based on public service rates of the German states (E13 TV-L, 40h/week).

LIKAT supports professional equality of women and men and so applications from women are most wel­come. As women are underrepresented in this sector at LIKAT preference will be given to women with equal qualification. Disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given pre­fe­ren­tial consideration.

Please, send your application (including C.V., list of publications, copies of relevant examination certi­fi­cates and contact information of two referees) as one pdf file with a max. size of 25 MB by e-mail quoting the reference number 410-01/2019 to Johannes.devries@catalysis.de and to seregey.tin@catalysis.de until January 10, 2019.

Please note that application and travel costs cannot be reimbursed.

Benefits

 

The salary is based on public service rates of the German states (E13 TV-L, 40h/week).

 

Selection process

We will select up to three candidates who will be invited for an interview over the phone (or via Skype), which includes a presentation of past Research.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryHomogeneous catalysis
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

 

A Ph.D. degree in the area of homogeneous ca­taly­sis, organometallic chemistry or organic chemistry

with expertise in catalysis and good spoken and written English is required.

 

Specific Requirements

Expe­rience in polymer synthesis and character­i­sation is advantageous. The

candidate must be highly self-mo­tivated and work independently on a high

scientific level.

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Leibniz Institute for Catalysis
Germany
Germany
Rostock
18055
Albert-Einstein-Strasse 29a

EURAXESS offer ID: 468898

Disclaimer:

The responsibility for the jobs published on this website, including the job description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.

 

Please contact support@euraxess.org if you wish to download all jobs in XML.