ORGANISATION/COMPANYRUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE
RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Biochemistry
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE12/03/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONCroatia › Zagreb
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/08/2021
Postdoctoral Fellow will be required to work in the frame of the Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ) funded project entitled “Biomimetic “funnel” and “bowl” supramolecular systems for the selective recognition of DNA/RNA (calixDNA)”, led by Dr. Aleksandar Višnjevac. The successful candidate will join the project team at IRB in Zagreb, where he/she will work on a specific problem pertaining to: (i) recognition and binding studies of supramolecular biomimetic calixarene- and resorcinarene-based binders (SBB) to oligonucleotide chains, and (ii) crystallization of biocomplexes SBB-oligonucleotide chains. Engagement in the educational and administrative aspects of the project will also be required.
Prerequisites for Appointment to a Postdoctoral position: In addition to the general conditions for employment, applicants must meet the requirements stipulated in Article 43 in the Scientific Activity and Higher Education Act. Applications should include: resume, evidence of the required academic degree, and other evidence that the conditions and additional criteria are fulfilled. Appointment to a Postdoctoral Fellow position is for a temporary period for 24 months or until the end of the project.
An application for a hiring competition for a Postdoctoral Fellow, together with the aforementioned required items and the title of the Postdoctoral Fellow position for which the applicant is applying must be submitted by email (email@example.com) at latest by March 12th, 2021, 23:00 Zagreb time. In accordance with Article 13 of the Gender Equality Act, persons of all genders may compete in hiring competitions. Selected candidates who achieved their higher qualifications outside Croatia will be required to obtain the Ruling on the Recognition of Foreign Higher Educational Qualifications issued by the Agency for Science and Higher Education before signing of the employment contract. https://www.azvo.hr/en/enic-naric-office/guidelines-for-starting-the-pro.... Late applications and applications without proof that the required prerequisites have been met will not be considered. The advertisement in Croatian can be viewed on the website http://www.irb.hr/O-IRB-u/Administrativne-strucne-i-tehnicke-sluzbe/Natj....
Required Research Experiences
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 - 10
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELChemistry: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Good
The successful candidate should have a PhD in the field of natural sciences in the area of Chemistry.
Candidates are required to have significant experience in the academic research in the field of chemistry and an active knowledge of written and spoken English. Advantage will be given to candidates with (international) research experience in spectroscopic and other physico-chemical methods and techniques of analysis and molecular identification, as well as crystallization and single crystal X-ray diffraction.
EURAXESS offer ID: 603228
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