Position opening - Research chemist/ Chemical engineer- Studies of the catalytic properties of clusters

Position funded through a EU Research Framework Programme
(Call: ERA H2020-WIDESPREAD-03-2017-ERAChairs)

Job description:

The offered positions are part of the research team at the newly established Department of Nanocatalysis, which is focusing on the synthesis and catalytic properties of supported clusters fabricated with atomically precise size and composition. The successful candidate(s) will be primarily involved in the studies of the catalytic properties of clusters, including the design and operation of custom test equipment, analysis and interpretation of data, and publication of results. The position is especially suited for researchers with experience with catalytic testing of model or industrial catalyst using mass spectrometry.

General requirements:

  • PhD or equivalent degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or a related field (excepted completion of PhD in 2019 is sufficient);
  • good written and oral communication skills in English.

Specific requirements:

  • experienced in the testing of catalysts, including model catalysts;
  • experienced in the analysis of reaction products by mass spectrometry;
  • experienced in the design and operation of custom equipment to test solid catalysts in gas phase reactions;
  • skilled in data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation;
  • a good scientific publication record;
  • minimum 1 year of research experience

Expected start of the positions: 1st June 2019
Duration of the jobs: up to 4 years

Required from the candidate:

CV, cover letter, copies of diplomas or information about the expected date of defence, brief summary of previous research activities and complete list of publications

The application with the required documents must be sent via e-mail to:
natalia.pizemova@jh-inst.cas.cz (project manager)

Application deadline: 15th April 2019