Postdoctoral Research adjunct:
Job location: London
A Postdoctoral Research adjunct position is available at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in Dr Oriol Planas's group, to work on the EPSRC-funded project ?Cooperative Noble Base Metal Catalysis?.
The prosperous candidate should have a PhD in Chemistry. They should provide evidence of skills in organometallic synthesis, catalysis and main group chemistry. A proven track record of published research in low-valent main group compounds is highly desirable. Self-motivation, an capability to lead a project and excellent research management and interpersonal skills are essential.
The post-holder will conduct research on the development and application of cooperative systems located on low-valent main group compounds and base metal complexes, with the goal of developing new catalytic systems. The prosperous candidate will be expected to design experiments, analyse the experimental data and report it in the form of conference presentations and research papers. The candidate will join a vibrant and multi-disciplinary research team with passion for innovation and impact. They will have the opportunity to travel to conferences and visit potential collaborators.
About the School
The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences has a strong research output and demanding educational standards for its students, but all members benefit from a high level of academic and social integration. There are a large number of regular seminar and workshop activities. In addition, the School is committed to equality of opportunity and holds a departmental-level Silver Athena SWAN Award.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
all over our history, we've fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it's simply ?the right thing to do' but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days' leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
Queen Mary's commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a discapability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
The post is located on the Mile End campus in London, it is full-time and available for a period of 33 months. The expected start date is January 2024 or soon thereafter. The income range is Grade 4, in the range of £36,572 - £44,722per annum and is inclusive of London allowance.
For Informal enquiries, please, contact Dr Oriol Planas Fabrega via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The closing date for applications is 10th December 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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