Lunds universitet, Naturvetenskapliga fakulteten, kemiska institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Science conducts research and education within Biology, Astronomy, Physics, Geosciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Environmental Sciences. The Faculty is organized into nine departments, gathered in the northern campus area. The Faculty has approximately 1500 students, 330 PhD students and 700 employees.

Job description

Graduate training in organometallic chemistry. The project involves the development and study of organometallic compounds based primarily on late metals. Focus will be on the development of catalysts for deoxygenation/defunctionalization of carbonyls through hydrogenation/hydrogenolysis.

Qualifications

The successful candidate should have a strong background in synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry and catalysis. A Master's Degree (or equivalent) in Inorganic, Organic or Organometallic Chemistry is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are mandatory

Application: Attach (1) Personal letter, (2) Academic CV, (3) Short summary of research accomplishments (e.g. Diploma work, max 2 pages, Palatino 12pt).


Eligibility
Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who- have completed a second-cycle degree- have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or- have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad.

The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998: 80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance.

Type of employment
Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
First day of employment 2019-02-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/3894
Contact
  • Ola Wendt, professor, 046-2228153
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
Published 23.Nov.2018
Last application date 14.Dec.2018 11:59 PM CET

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