06/04/2021
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Postdoctoral researcher in coordination chemistry

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryInorganic chemistry
    ChemistryMolecular chemistry
    PhysicsSolid state physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/06/2021 14:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Louvain-la-Neuve
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Yann Garcia @UCLouvain, a top university in Belgium. His group focuses on molecular magnetic materials and hybrid materials presenting diverse properties (spin crossover, photomagnetism, fluorescence, sensing, antibacterial, cytotoxicity). Knowledge and practice of coordination chemistry and synthetic skills of organic ligands are necessary.

 

Keywords: Molecular magnetism, coordination polymers, multifunctional materials, spin crossover, sensors, photochemistry, hybrids

More Information

Benefits

This position will be awarded for one year with possible extension up to three years in total, after evaluation, with a start scheduled no later than Sept. 2021.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants with a PhD awarded before 2018 or having studied or worked in Belgium for more than 2 years in the 3 years immediately prior to the starting date of the project will not be considered.

Selection process

After preselection by the local search committee, suitable candidates will be contacted for an oral interview.

Additional comments

Applications are invited including a research summary, CV and arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Prof. Garcia (yann.garcia@uclouvain.be).

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryInorganic chemistry
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Chemistry: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

• You have a solid experience on complex chemistry, organic synthesis, and crystal engineering of coordination complexes.

• You are a productive chemist with recognized synthetic and organisation laboratory skills

• You have experience in reports writing and presentation of scientific results in oral form at international conferences.

• You have in field experience of Mössbauer spectroscopy/magnetometry and efficient crystallization skills of coordination polymers.

• You are creative and have a great motivation for research communication and development.

• You are a team player and used to share/exchange knowledge with group members as well as with our international partners.

• You are able to write manuscripts and have published several papers in high ranking inorganic chemistry journals, preferentially as first author.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
UCLouvain
Belgium
Louvain-la-Neuve
1348
Place Louis Pasteur, 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 624571

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