Postdoctoral Scholar Position – 2019 in OIST, Japan
Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Scholar Position – 2019
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan invites application for Postdoctoral Scholar Position – 2019 in France from eligible and interested candidates.
About- The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST; see www.oist.jp) is a dynamic new graduate university of science and technology in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The university is located on 85 hectares of protected forestland overlooking beautiful shoreline and coral reefs. The campus is striking architecturally, and the facilities are outstanding (OIST campus video tour). There are no academic departments, which facilitates multidisciplinary research. Outstanding resources and equipment are provided and managed to encourage easy access and collaboration. English is the official language of the University, and the university research community is fully international, with more than 50 countries represented. OIST is rapidly gaining recognition in the worldwide academic community as a model for excellence in education and research. Postdoctoral Scholar Position – 2019 in OIST, Japan
Research/Job Area- Chemistry
Project Title – Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis Unit
Location- Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
- Ph.D. in Chemistry.
- Experience in one or several of the following fields: organometallic chemistry, coordination chemistry, homogeneous catalysis with transition metal complexes, polymer chemistry.
- Having a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals.
- Good communication skills in English.
- Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team.
Job/Position Description- A Postdoctoral Researcher position is available for the Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis Unit (Dr. Julia Khusnutdinova), the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST).
The major focus will be on developing new transition metal catalysts for homogeneous catalysis and/or stimuli-responsive polymers.
The basic responsibilities involve synthesis of the ligands, transition metal complexes and their characterization; exploring catalytic reactivity of metal complexes. More details can be found at the unit webpage: https://groups.oist.jp/cccu
Report to – Professor Julia Khusnutdinova/ Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis Unit
Starting Date – September 2018 or later
Term: Full-time, fixed term appointment for 1 year. This contract may be renewed for up to total of 3 years upon satisfactory progress.
Working hours: 9:00-17:30 (Discretionary)
How to Apply- Apply by emailing your Submission Documents to: [email protected]
- Curriculum vitae in English (including publications list)
- Contact information of two referees
- Cover letter (in English)
* Please be sure to indicate where you first saw the job advertisement.
Last Date for Apply– Applications will be considered until the posts are filled