PROCESS ENGINEER with opportunity for PhD (Functional Macromolecules Research Team)
Currently we are looking for
Process Engineer with opportunity for PhD
(Functional Macromolecules Research Team)
Interested in research projects that aim to push the boundaries of polymer science? In Functional Macromolecules Lab, we investigate sequence-defined polymers towards new applications in complex materials. 1 We take an advantage of monomer sequence programmability to induce functions into synthetic macromolecules. Our current goal is to develop polymer materials that can be used for selective sensing of bioactive water contaminants. The problem of water pollution with bioactive compounds has been growing in the last few years due to the increasing consumption of drugs in developed societies and the pollution of the environment with plastics. Providing tools for efficient water quality control will allow for the widespread introduction of monitoring programs and enhance water purification processes.
- A Ms degree in Chemistry or related and interest in organic/polymer chemistry
- Proficiency in English
- Experience in organic preparative synthesis, chromatography (HPLC, Flash) and spectroscopy (NMR, FTIR, CD, UV-vis, Fluorescence)
- Pleasure in experimental work
- High level of creativity and strong problem solving skills
- Good team player
A member of a research team must be a under 35 years of age according to the regulations of The National Centre for Research and Development for the Lider XII project, details: https://www.gov.pl/web/ncbr/lider-xii-edycja
• To implement research tasks on development of sequence-defined polymers for sensing within scope of PolySens project
- Excellent research infrastructure, modern and well-equipped laboratories
- Strong collaboration with national and international industries
- Negotiable salary, 24 months employment contract on the position of Specialist
- Social benefits: co-financing of private medical care, sport activities and vacation
- Friendly, inspiring, interdisciplinary environment
This job will also bring you to Wroclaw, Poland – repeatedly placed among the top 100 cities in the world for the Mercer Quality of Living Survey and in the top 100 of the smartest cities in the world in the IESE Cities in Motion Index, classified as a Gamma global city by Globalization and World Cities Research Network and a leader of “Global Cities of the Future 2021/2022” (Financial Times – fDi Magazine ) among all medium and small cities in the world
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Expire date: 5.12.2021 r.
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