Synthetic Chemistry Group
Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £27,578 to £31,020
Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date: Wednesday 18 July 2012
Interview Date: Tuesday 14 August 2012
We are seeking to appoint two highly ambitious postdoctoral researchers with a demonstrable track record of research excellence to an ERC funded frontier multidisciplinary research project focussed on the growth and processing of porous metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and their composites into application-specific configurations to address key societal challenges in healthcare and sustainability. For a comprehensive background to this research area see Chem Soc Rev 2012, 41, 2344-2381.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow 1 (Ref:129512EB) :
This position involves the preparation of MOF bionanocomposite materials from proteins and biopolymers and an evaluation of their efficacy in drug delivery and multimodal biomedical imaging applications, and would suit someone with a background in chemistry or nanoscience at the biological interface. Candidates with appropriate qualifications in biological disciplines will also be considered. You will haveproven skills in the preparation of nanoparticles and their functionalisation with fluorescent tags, cell targeting groups and other biomarkers using wide-ranging coupling strategies. Appropriate experience in the physical characterisation of functionalised nanoparticles and biocomposites, confocal microscopy, magnetic resonance imaging and cell culture and handling are essential for this role.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2 (Ref:129612EB):
This position involves the preparation, characterisation and processing of mesoporous MOFs and MOF-oxide composite materials into nanoparticles, microspheres and membranes, and evaluation of their practical application in catalysis and as chromatography stationary phases. Candidates with a strong background in chemistry or materials science with experience of using porous oxide and hybrid materials (e.g. silicas, zeolites) in catalysis and separation are particularly encouraged to apply. You should have excellent synthetic skills and current hands-on experience of materials characterisation (e.g. SEM/TEM, PXRD, gas adsorption). A broad knowledge of composite materials and their wider applications, including MOFs is expected.
It is expected that these vacancies will be filled by 1st November 2012, although an earlier start where possible is highly desirable.
Informal enquiries should be made in the first instance to Dr. Darren Bradshaw (email: firstname.lastname@example.org ) Academic Unit of Chemistry, University of Southampton.
The closing date for this post is 18 July 2012. Please apply online through www.jobs.soton.ac.uk or alternatively telephone 023 8059 2750 for an application form. Please quote the relevant vacancy reference number on all correspondence.
The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position
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