Postdoctoral researcher in computational chemistry
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We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher in organic computational chemistry, temporary position for two years.
This postdoctoral project aims at the investigation of three-center-four-electron halogen and tetrel bond complexes. The specific task of the postdoctoral researcher will be the computational description of the complexes of N-C-N and N-C-N complexes. Being part of a collaborative project the postdoctoral researcher will be involved into a multidisciplinary chemical environment and will take part of discussions with synthetic organic chemists and NMR spectroscopists.
To be eligible to apply you must have a Ph.D. in theoretical or computational chemistry, or an exam which is judged comparable to a Swedish Ph.D. in the same subject. The Ph.D. has to have been completed within three years of the application deadline. If you received your PhD earlier but special circumstances, prolonged periods of illness, parental leave, military service, union duties and others of similar character, exist you are also eligible to apply.
We seek a talented and open-minded candidate, who is eager to learn and has a genuine scientific interest. Extensive knowledge in and practical experience with computational chemistry, especially a strong background in electron structure theory (ab initio, DFT), is mandatory.
We emphasize the importance of personal suitability for this position. You need to be strongly motivated to carry out the work in the project and contribute by coming up with new creative ideas. This project requires that you are able to work independently and that you have excellent collaborative skills, as the project will occasionally require that you are able to cooperate with scientists from other universities. You also need to be proficient in oral and written English in order to be able to interact and communicate efficiently with collaborators, and publish internationally. You must be organized and systematic in your work. As an experienced researcher you will be expected to co-supervise the work of younger scientists and thus you need to have the skills necessary to support young scientists and to actively contribute to a pleasant and productive work environment.
In this recruitment the university will only consider candidates who, after an overall assessment, show the top qualifications and personal characteristics to perform and develop the project tasks and contribute to a positive development of the group and its activities. Personal circumstances (for example parental leave) that are important for the validation of merits should also be described in the application.
Documented experience, with multiconfigurational methods, density embedding, and computer programming, are a strong merit for this employment.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: 01-09-2019 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact: Roland Lindh (e-mail: email@example.com, +46701679766).
Please submit your application by July 31 2019, UFV-PA 2019/1844.
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Placement: Department of Chemistry - BMC
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/1844
Last application date: 2019-07-31
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