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Postdoctoral Scholarship in Physical Inorganic Chemistry at Umea University, Sweden

Umea University is offering Postdoctoral Scholarship in Physical Inorganic Chemistry. The postdoctoral scholarship research will focus on the solution chemistry of metal oxides, in particular polyoxometalates, using experimental and computational methods.

Umea University is a university in Umeå in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden’s present borders.

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Course Level: award is available for pursuing postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: The postdoctoral scholarship research will focus on the solution chemistry of metal oxides, in particular polyoxometalates, using experimental and computational methods.

Award: The fellowship lasts a fixed term of two years and starts in September 2017, or at a mutually agreed upon date. The stipend is SEK 270,000 p.a and funded by the Kempe Foundation.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

The award can be taken in Sweden

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:

  • Applicants must hold a PhD degree, or a foreign degree that is deemed equivalent in Chemistry or a closely related field. To be eligible you must have completed your PhD degree before the starting date of the program period and a maximum of three years before the application deadline unless special circumstances exist. To be successful with your application you should have experience in physical inorganic chemistry; additionally, extensive experience of NMR spectroscopy and skills in computational chemistry are desirable. Programming skills, in particular in Python and MATLAB/GNU Octave, and familiarity with Linux will be look upon favourably.
  • Applicants must also be able to conduct research independently as well as in a team, be self-motivated and diligent, and enthusiastic about pursuing new science.

Nationality: Citizens of Sweden are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have a very good command of English, and be able to write scientific manuscripts and reports in English.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

How to Apply: A complete application includes:

  • A cover letter where you highlight your research interests and relevant skills
  • A Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications
  • A copy of your PhD thesis as a PDF
  • Names and contact details of a minimum of two referees

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

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