Université Libre de Bruxelles - Free University of Brussels - (ULB) is a major academic institution with international recognition for scientific achievements, see http://www.ulb.ac.be
The group of Prof. Yves Geerts is active in the design, synthesis, processing and characterization of advanced molecular materials with unprecedented properties, notably as organic semiconductors for optoelectronic applications. Beside the synthesis of unprecedented organic semiconductors, another line of research deals with the crystallization of molecular materials in specific conditions to control the structure of thin films, and ultimately their properties. See also http://www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/chimpoly
A talented highly motivated young synthetic chemist with a Ph.D. in synthetic chemistry is actively searched. The candidate must be fluent in English with a sound knowledge of organic chemistry, strong laboratory skills and be able to write high-quality manuscripts. Additional knowledge of French would be appreciated.
The successful applicant is expected to synthesize atropisomers for chiral symmetry breaking studies.
He or she will collaborate with several other groups in the frame of the “2Dto3D” project. See https://www.2dto3d-eos.org/
The position is for an initial duration of one year and might be extended upon mutual agreement.
To apply, candidates must send to Prof. Yves Geerts, [email protected]
, a letter explaining his/her motivations, an up-dated curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the name and email address of three reference persons.
The deadline is Sept 1, 2019, but the position will be filled in as soon as possible.