Are you experienced in organic synthesis, but want to expand your knowledge and skills to other disciplines?  The Coordination Chemistry Group at IOCB Prague is looking for a new colleague to participate in multidisciplinary projects that connect organic chemistry with luminescent, magnetic and nuclear properties of lanthanides. The result will be new compounds for diagnostic imaging, radiotherapy of cancer, programmable molecular sensors and other technologies. Come to work in a team that does cool science as well as practical applications. Students finishing their PhD are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have multi-year experience in organic synthesis
  • Be passionate to learn and explore new topics
  • Accept challenging long-term goals
  • Think and work independently
  • Have analytical/problem-solving mind

We offer:

  • Well-equipped laboratory
  • Exciting multidisciplinary projects
  • High chance of patenting and practical applications
  • Collaborative, friendly, multinational team
  • Great start for career in academia or industry

… and there is more:

  • Competitive financial remuneration
  • 5 weeks of vacation plus 3 sick days
  • Health insurance and full benefits package incl. contribution to supplementary pension insurance and contribution to sports/culture/leisure time
  • Meals subsidy
  • Financial support for mothers with young children

Additional information:

  • Full time employment contract
  • Fixed-term contract for 1-3 years
  • The position is available immediately

How to apply:

Send your application to Dr. Miloslav Polášek at miloslav.polasek@uochb.cas.cz.

The application should consist of a cover letter (max. one page) describing your motivation, interests and experience; curriculum vitae (max. two pages), and contact information of at least two references.

Applications will be reviewed and considered until the position is filled, but no later than October 16, 2022. Apply ASAP!

Source: https://www.uochb.cz/en/open-positions/199/postdoctoral-position-in-organic-synthesis-with-complexes-of-lanthanides

The Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences / IOCB Prague is a leading internationally recognized scientific institution whose primary mission is the pursuit of basic research in chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, organic and materials chemistry, chemistry of natural substances, biochemistry and molecular biology, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry, and analytical chemistry. An integral part of the IOCB Prague’s mission is the implementation of the results of basic research in practice. Emphasis on interdisciplinary research gives rise to a wide range of applications in medicine, pharmacy, and other fields.