Postdoc in NMR of ionic liquid crystals

Country: Sweden;

City: Stockholm

Vacancy added: 21.02.2019

Employer:

Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 10.04.2019

 

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

 

Job description

A one-year postdoctoral research position (with possible extension) is offered at the department of Chemistry of the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. The research program concerns application of advanced NMR methods for characterization of molecular and ion dynamics in bulk and nanoconfined ionic liquid crystals. The unique combination of ionic conductivity, displayed by ionic liquids, and anisotropic physical properties, revealed by liquid crystalline materials, leads to new dynamic properties, exploited in modern technological applications. The project involves development and optimization of advanced solid-state, pulsed-field-gradient, and electrophoretic NMR methodologies for delivering model-independent information on the molecular and charge mobility in ionic liquid crystals.

Qualifications

Ph.D., not older than three years, in chemistry or physics (or related discipline).

Proven track-record in solid-state NMR techniques and data analysis.

Experience with pulsed-field-gradient diffusion methods.

Knowledge in computational methods for NMR.

Good communication skills in English.

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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: C-2019-0180
Contact:

  1. Sergey Dvinskikh, Associate professor;, +46 8 7908224, sergeid@kth.se

Published: 2019-01-31
Last application date: 2019-04-10

 
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