Postdoctoral Position in Organic/Supramolecular chemistry

Страна: Чехия;

Город: Brno

Добавлена: 10.05.2018

Работодатель: Masaryk University, Faculty of Science

Тип: PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For researchers;

Дедлайн подачи: 15.06.2018


Postdoctoral Position in Organic/Supramolecular chemistry
Deadline for application:  15 July 2018 
Anticipated start date:  upon agreement
Contract length: 1-year contract (3 years possible extension)
The rate of activity: 100%
Research profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
Workplace: RECETOX, Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Kamenice 5, pav. A8, Brno, Czech Republic

Individuals with strong skills in organic synthesis and supramolecular chemistry are encouraged to apply and join the research team led by Prof. Vladimír Šindelář. 
The successful candidate will be involved in the synthesis and purification of new urea-based macrocycles and will investigate its supramolecular properties. 
For further information about the research group see webpage .

•    A Ph.D. degree received within the last 10 years in chemistry or the field related to the research topic
•    Proven expertise in organic synthesis and/or the characterization of supramolecular host-guest systems in the solution will be desirable. 
•    Interest and motivation to tackle scientific challenges, independent planning of experiments to explore given hypotheses, technical skills to conduct experimental work
•    Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities, troubleshoot technical issues, and develop and execute detailed technical protocols
•    Good communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

•    Work on challenging scientific project related to applied supramolecular chemistry with the opportunity to publish results in prestigious international journals (e.g. JACS, Angewandte Chemie, ChemComm)
•    International and dynamic team and informal research environment with state of the art instrumentation and collaborative projects with international partners 
•    Opportunities towards an independent scientific career (participation on writing grants, manuscripts, project reports, presenting data at international conferences, management of students)
•    Competitive salary and employee benefits (6 weeks of paid vacation per year, pension insurance contribution, contribution to lunches in canteens of MU or meal vouchers, language courses etc.)
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension based on excellent performance and continued funding.

Applications and selection process:
If interested, send your application including
•    Curriculum vitae 
•    Short cover letter
•    Two reference letters or the names of at least two referees
•    Copy of Ph.D. certificate

Applications should be submitted via electronic application below or via e-mail to Prof. Šindelář

 A review of applications will run continuously as they are received. The best candidates will be invited for personal or Skype interview.

Additional information:
Contact information:
Prof. Vladimír Šindelář
Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment
Kamenice 753/5, pavilion A8, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
T: (+420) 549 49 8142, E:

Selected publications:
Yawer, M. A.; Havel, V.; Šindelář, V.: A Bambusuril Macrocycle that Binds Anions in Water with High Affinity and Selectivity. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2015, 54, 276-279. 

Havel, V.; Babiak, M.; Šindelář, V.: Modulation of Bambusuril Anion Affinity in Water. Chemistry-A European Journal, 2017, 23, 8963-8968.

Fiala, T.; Sleziaková, K.; Maršálek, K.; Salvadori, K.; Šindelář, V.: Thermodynamics of Halide Binding to a Neutral Bambusuril in Water and Organic Solvents. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2018, 1903–1912.

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