Within the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1333 – Molecular Heterogeneous Catalysis in Confined Geometries at the Institute of Polymer Chemistry (Prof. Dr. Michael R. Buchmeiser), University of Stuttgart has a Doctoral Researcher position starting November 1, 2020 to work on the subproject of SFB 1333 “Immobilized molybdenum imido, tungsten imido- and tungsten oxo alkylidene N-heterocyclic carbene complexes for olefin metathesis”.

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Selection and synthesis of catalysts, tethering and immobilization on tailored mesoporous supports
  • Selection of supports
  • Olefin and alkyne metathesis reactions
  • Study of confinement effects

Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold University Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or Materials Science.
  • Knowledge on synthetic organometallic chemistry is highly desirable
  • Very good written and oral communication skills (English)
  • Identification with the multidisciplinary nature of the collaborative research center (catalysis, materials science, analytical chemistry, theory and simulation science) and the enthusiasm to learn beyond your individual research topic
  • Willingness to actively participate in CRC events and qualification measures

Applications:

Send application together with all important documents to the Institute of Polymer Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Prof. Dr. Michael R. Buchmeiser, Pfaffenwaldring 55, 70569 Stuttgart or to michael.buchmeiser@ipoc.uni-stuttgart.de.

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Organization University of Stuttgart
Country Germany
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Chemistry, Materials Science
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline October 15, 2020
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