PhD in Supramolecular Photochemistry

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

16 Sep 2023
Job Info

College of Amsterdam (UvA)
Analysis Subject
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Software Deadline
19 Nov 2023 – 22:59 (UTC)
Sort of Contract
Job Standing
Not Relevant
Hours Per Week
Is the job funded via the EU Analysis Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job associated to employees place inside a Analysis Infrastructure?

Supply Description

The Molecular Photonics group within the Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) on the College of Amsterdam and is on the lookout for candidates to pursue a PhD diploma in supramolecular photochemistry with the concentrate on time-resolved spectroscopy of supramolecular natural useful supplies. Considered one of our present efforts revolves round understanding the ideas of cost era and triplet upconversion utilizing supramolecular natural constructs to develop new supplies to enhance the effectivity of photovoltaic gadgets or to permit for brand new methods of photocatalysis. The candidate might be beneath the mentorship of Dr. Tomáš Šolomek and co-supervised by Prof. Sander Woutersen.

What are you going to do?
You possibly can contribute to our analysis by conducting optical time-resolved spectroscopy (UV-Vis, IR, fluorescence) on samples in options and the strong state. You may be answerable for processing and analysing the acquired knowledge, discussing and presenting the outcomes, and composing reviews and scientific publications.

Particular Necessities

We’re on the lookout for

  • A latest MSc diploma in bodily chemistry, chemical engineering or associated discipline with glorious monitor report (analysis, grades, commencement with honors, and so on.);
  • Prior hands-on laboratory expertise with spectroscopy is very valued, in addition to a strong basis in bodily, physical-organic chemistry, or chemical physics;
  • The perfect candidate ought to show a strong understanding of time-resolved optical spectroscopy (UV-Vis, IR, fluorescence);
  • Data in programming languages reminiscent of Matlab, Python, or Julia is very welcome;
  • Collaboration and efficient communication, each oral and written, in English are essential for fulfillment in our dynamic group.

We respect a important and proactive downside solver who just isn’t afraid of interdisciplinary and experimental challenges.

Further Info

We provide a brief contract for 38 hours per week all through 4 years (the preliminary contract might be for a interval of 18 months and after passable analysis will probably be prolonged for a complete period of 4 years). This could result in a dissertation (PhD thesis). We’ll design an academic plan that features alternatives to attend (worldwide) conferences, conferences, and summer season colleges. We’re dedicated to nurturing your private {and professional} progress by providing entry to gentle talent programs past the realm of pure sciences. Moreover, you’ll have the prospect to check your expertise and information via interactions with undergraduate and Grasp’s college students by helping of their studying course of. All through your tasks, you’ll obtain glorious assist from our enthusiastic and interdisciplinary group, in addition to extremely expert technicians.

The popular beginning date is after January 1, 2024.

Primarily based on a full-time contract (38 hours per week) the gross month-to-month wage will vary from € 2,770.- within the first 12 months to € 3,539.- (scale P) within the final 12 months. That is unique 8% vacation allowance and eight.3% end-of-year bonus. A beneficial tax settlement, the ‘30% ruling’, could apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Settlement of Dutch Universities is relevant.

In addition to the wage and a vibrant and difficult surroundings at Science Park we give you a number of fringe advantages:

  • 232 vacation hours per 12 months (primarily based on fulltime) and additional holidays between Christmas and 1 January;
  • A number of programs to observe from our Educating and Studying Centre;
  • A whole academic program for PhD college students;
  • A number of programs on subjects reminiscent of time administration, dealing with stress and a web-based studying platform with 100+ totally different programs;
  • The likelihood to arrange a office at residence;
  • A pension at ABP for which UvA pays two third a part of the contribution;
  • The likelihood to observe programs to be taught Dutch.

Are you curious to learn extra about our intensive bundle of secondary employment advantages, have a look right here .

Choice course of

Then we stay up for receiving your software by November 19, 2023. It’s possible you’ll apply on-line through the use of the hyperlink beneath.

Purposes in .pdf ought to embrace:

  • A curriculum vitae (two pages max, together with the months (not simply years) when referring to your schooling and work expertise);
  • A letter of motivation (one web page max);
  • Transcript of data and phone to a reference particular person

Further feedback

Do you could have any questions or do you require extra data? Please contact:

  • Dr. Tomáš Šolomek

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Science Park 904

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