Postdoc Position in Chemistry: The Department of Chemistry at the University of Basel is inviting applications for a Postdoc Position (100%) as part of an ERC Starting Grant Project led by Prof. Yang Yao. The project focuses on exploring water under soft confinement at subzero temperatures, mimicking the environment of living cells. The initial duration of the position is 2 years with the possibility of extension, starting on July 1st, 2024, or a later date based on mutual agreement. The successful candidate will engage in groundbreaking research to understand the physical state of water within synthetic compartments.
|Designation||Postdoc Position in the Department of Chemistry|
|Research Area||Soft Matter, Biophysics, Colloids, Emulsion|
|Location||Department of Chemistry, University of Basel|
|Eligibility/Qualification||PhD in Chemistry or Physics, expertise in spectroscopy techniques and dynamics, experience in soft matter, biophysics, colloids, and emulsion.|
|Job Description||See below|
|How to Apply||Submit application documents by email to Prof. Yang Yao (firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 30th, 2024.|
|Last Date for Apply||January 30th, 2024|
- Conduct research on the exploration of water under soft confinement at subzero temperatures.
- Fabricate and characterize synthetic compartments.
- Develop methodologies to study the physical state of water within these compartments.
- Investigate the state of water in complicated environments.
- Assist in lab management and student supervision.
- Write scientific publications and present findings at conferences.
- PhD degree in chemistry or physics.
- Excellent track record in research endeavors.
- Prior experience in soft matter, biophysics, colloids, and emulsion.
- Expertise in spectroscopy techniques and dynamics.
- Advantageous experience in microfluidic synthesis systems.
- Curiosity for scientific exploration and an open-minded approach.
- Strong communication skills in English.
We offer you:
- International, multidisciplinary work environment.
- Excellent research infrastructure and participation in internal-international collaborations.
- Competitive salary and funding for conference travel.
- Equal opportunity and family-friendly employer committed to diversity.
How to Apply: Submit application documents (motivation letter, CV, list of publications, copy of PhD degree, names and contacts of two references) in one PDF document to Prof. Yang Yao (email@example.com) by January 30th, 2024.
Last Date for Apply: 30 January 2024