Deadline: 17 April 2018
PhD Studentship in Inorganic Chemistry
- Closing Date
- Tuesday, 17th April 2018
- 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.
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