PhD Studentship: Inorganic Chemistry – University of Nottingham – UK

University of Nottingham
PhD
Study in:UK
83 days
Remaining
Deadline: 17 April 2018

PhD Studentship in Inorganic Chemistry

Reference
SCI1765
Closing Date
Tuesday, 17th April 2018
Department
Inorganic Chemistry

A fully-funded postgraduate studentship is available to work under the direction of Assoc. Profs. Deborah Kays and Jon McMaster on the investigation of low-coordinate organometallic complexes in catalysis as part of an EPSRC-supported project entitled “Hydrophosphination Catalysis Using Low-Coordinate Iron Complexes”

Normally, candidates will be expected to hold, or expect to obtain, a 2(i) or first class Honours MSci/MChem degree in Chemistry or Natural Sciences (or equivalent). Candidates who hold an undergraduate degree in Chemistry or Natural Sciences (or equivalent) and who hold, or are expected to obtain, a postgraduate Masters degree (taught or by research) in a relevant subject area will also be considered.

The successful student will be trained to handle air- and moisture-sensitive compounds routinely using Schlenk line and glove-box procedures, in techniques to monitor reactions and mechanistic investigations, and in computational calculations.There will be extensive opportunities to gain hands-on experience of new techniques.

The position is fully funded for 3 years, via a studentship covering PhD tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate) and a tax-free stipend (£14,553 per annum). Due to funding restrictions, funding is only available to UK or EU citizens.
Apply online at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/apply/apply-online.aspx. For informal enquiries please contact: Deborah.Kays@nottingham.ac.uk.

The University of Nottingham is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings).

The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women’s careers in science. You can read more about what this means at http://www.athenaswan.org.uk/ and on our website http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/chemistry/diversity/workingenvironment.aspx

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