Jobs
Research Associate in Organometallic Chemistry

Deadline:
open until filled
Area:
Natural Sciences, Chemistry
Institution:
University of Bath
Location:
Bath, United Kingdom
Salary:
Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 GBP

Applications are invited for an EPSRC-funded 36 month postdoctoral position to work in the group of Professor Mike Whittlesey in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath on the development of transition metal-main group metal (TM-M') heterobimetallic complexes for stoichiometric and catalytic small molecule activation (see: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 11081; Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 1732).

Experimental work in Bath will run in parallel with computational studies with Professor Stuart Macgregor at Heriot-Watt University.

You should have a PhD in synthetic organometallic/transition metal/main-group metal chemistry, and have experience of manipulating air-sensitive complexes. A sound knowledge of reaction mechanisms, NMR techniques and X-ray crystallography is also highly desirable.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Mike Whittlesey (m.k.whittlesey@bath.ac.uk), however, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website.

https://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CC7549

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