Ph.D. student positions in Organic chemistry

We invite applications for a Ph.D. position in Organic chemistry to work in the group of Prof. Vladimir Sindelar.

The main role of this position is concerned with the synthesis of bambusuril macrocycles and the investigation of their supramolecular properties. Background in synthetic organic chemistry is preferred. For further information about the research group see group webpage www.supramolecular.sci.muni.cz

RECETOX Ph.D. student position

  • 4-year Ph.D. programme with financial support for 4 years
  • Interdisciplinary scientific topics
  • Supervision by experienced mentors and excellent scientists and tailored study plan
  • Excellent and state-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • International mobility and internships
  • International and friendly environment
  • Courses developing the transferable skills

Candidate profile

Candidate shall possess MSc. or a corresponding degree from a university in Organic chemistry, solid background in the respective field and good communication skills in English language.

Discussion about the research topic with supervisor is mandatory before the formal application – feel free to contact directly the responsible supervisor Prof. Vladimir Sindelar: phd.sindelar@gmail.com.

Apply: For consultation with the supervisor, candidates should submit the application including (i) curriculum vitae, (ii) motivation letter, (iii) contacts of two persons who might provide references.

Masaryk University is a modern, dynamic, and attractive university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 6000 staff and 30 000 students, a wide range of research areas, and a strong international position. We are the largest academic employer in the South Moravian Region.

Faculty of Science MU, holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission, is a research-oriented faculty offering university education (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs) closely linked to both primary and applied research and high school teaching of the following sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth sciences. We are the most productive scientific unit of the Masaryk University, generating around 40 % of MU research results.

RECETOX  focuses on interdisciplinary research and education in the area of Environment & Health, studying toxic compounds and their behavior, transport & bioaccumulation to evaluate environmental effects, assess the exposure and health risks to humans, and develop technologies and biotechnologies to break them down.

Brno, the capital city of the South Moravian Region, situated approximately halfway between Prague and Vienna, is the largest university town in the Czech Republic and a modern metropolis with a long history and culture. Recognizing the university’s significant role in making Brno one of the most innovative cities in the CEE region, it continuously supports, together with the South Moravian Region, the local scientific, start-up, and high-tech communities.

Professor Vladimír Šindelář
Department of Chemistry
and Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX)
Faculty of Science
Masaryk University
Kamenice 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic

e-mail: phd.sindelar@gmail.com