A Post-Doctoral position is available to work in the research group of Dr. Daniele Leonori at the University of Manchester. The post is an ERC funded project on photoredox catalysis and the synthesis of nitrogen-heterocycles. An ambitious organic chemist is required, with a proven track record in catalysis, asymmetric synthesis and methodology development.
For recent publications relevant to the project, see: (a) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2017, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201708497; (b) J. Am. Chem. Soc.2016, 138, 8092; (c) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14017.
Previous experience in photochemistry and skills in anhydrous Schlenk techniques are an asset. The candidate is expected to be familiar with common laboratory techniques, general analytical tools and reaction screening methods. High level of English communication, both oral and written, is required.
The successful candidate will either have a PhD in chemistry or have completed their PhD studies and submitted their PhD thesis by the start date.
The start date is 15th of January 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter, and the position is available for one year in the first instance.
The School of Chemistry is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance. For further information, please visit http://www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/
We positively welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented at this grade. Appointment will always be made on merit.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Dr. Daniele Leonori
Tel: 0161 275 4499
Tel: 0161 850 2004
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date