The University of Antwerp (Flanders, Belgium) is an autonomous and pluralistic institution, supporting a democratic and multicultural society, and is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Antwerp is a young dynamic academic institution for internationally recognized, innovative and pioneering research. Special attention is given to the training of students, and to the innovation of teaching programs.
You will be working in the Maes group of the research division Organic Synthesis (ORSY) of the Department of Chemistry. The Maes group is a partner in the Centre of Excellence CASCH (www.casch.be) and the Valorization Platform SusChemA (www.uantwerpen.be/en/rg/sustainable-chemistry-antwerpen/) of the University of Antwerp. Your research project will deal with the development of new synthetic methodologies to perform C-H functionalization of (partly saturated) heteroaromatic compounds. Your research fits in a bilateral research project (www.fwo.be/media/1023859/weblijst-call-2019-bilat-rusland.pdf) funded by FWO (Research Foundation Flanders) and RSF (Russian Science Foundation).
The ideal candidate for this position will have a PhD in organic synthesis (experience with purification techniques and structural characterization of organic molecules). Experience with C-H functionalization and organometallic chemistry is an advantage. The ability to work in a team, interest to be involved in a bilateral research project, as well as good communication/writing skills and a good mastery of the English language are essential.
Additional info: The University of Antwerp offers you a contract of 1 year (which can be extended upon mutual agreement). Relevant experience will be taken into account. The selected candidate is expected to begin in January 2021. For more information on the Maes group and the ORSY division visit our group website (www.uantwerpen.be/en/rg/orsy/prof--maes-group/).
Application process: Does this opening appeal to you? Please send a detailed CV, motivation letter and contact details of minimum 2 previous supervisors to VacancyORSY@uantwerpen.be. Only applications with all requested info included will be considered. Please mention ORSY Postdoc 06102020 in the subject line.Continue reading
|Title||POSTDOC position C-H Functionalization (Organic Synthesis/Organometallics)|
|Employer||University of Antwerp|
|Job location||Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen|
|Published||October 9, 2020|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Organic Chemistry,   Molecular Chemistry,   Organometallic Chemistry,   Synthetic Chemistry  |