ORGANISATION/COMPANYTel Aviv University
RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Homogeneous catalysisChemistry › Molecular chemistryChemistry › Organic chemistry
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE01/09/2018 23:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONIsrael › Tel Aviv
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK45
OFFER STARTING DATE01/10/2018
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER765497
The Amir Research Group at The Tel-Aviv University School of Chemistry is looking for an Early Stage Researcher (PhD student) to develop a PhD thesis project on the development of novel catalytic polymeric assemblies for biomedical applications. The contract will be within the framework of the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network THERACAT (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017-765497), whose objective is to train a new generation of early stage researchers in the field of cancer therapy.
The successful candidate will develop research involving:
– Design and synthesis of multi-functional polymeric amphiphiles.
– Self-assembly and characterization of polymeric micelles.
– Catalytic activation of anti-cancer prodrugs.
– Full time 3 year contract. Very competitive salary. Starting date: From October 1st 2018 to 1st March 2019
– Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high quality international scientific environment
Interested applicants should send their cover letter, CV, full academic record and two references to: firstname.lastname@example.org, before 1/9/2018 (Reference: THERACAT)
- B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemistry
- Polymer/organic chemistry
- Polymer/organic synthesis
- Characterization techniques (NMR, HPLC/GPC, UV-Vis/Fluorescence spectroscopy)
- Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records
- Understanding of the research process
- Ability to organize and prioritize own work and organize research within the project timetable
- Computer literacy
- Effective team working
- Good communication skills
- Analytical skills
- Flexible and co-operative
- Self-motivated and hardworking
- Willingness to learn new skills
- Willingness to work flexibly in order to achieve project demands.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their CV, full academic records, cover letter and two references to email@example.com
The selected candidates will be interviewed via a Skype interview
Required Research Experiences
RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Organic chemistry
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELChemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
– B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemistry (completed before the contract starting date).
– Experience and knowledge in polymer and/or organic chemistry.
– Experience and knowledge in using NMR, HPLC/GPC.
– High motivation and ability to be part of an international multidisciplinary team.
– High level of English and good communication skills.
Marie-Curie fellowship Mobility requirement:
–At the time of recruitment by TAU, candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work or studies) in Israel for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment.
EURAXESS offer ID: 322708
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