PhD position in synthetic organic chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Institute of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU)
A PhD position for 3 years is available immediately (the start date is flexible: August-October 2019) at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU): https://boku.ac.at/en/chemie/abteilung-fuer-organische-chemie-dchoc/research-groups/group-zamyatina.
The fellowship is available for 3 years and is within the standard FWF salary range for Doctoral Candidates (https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs/#c6541).
- working in a well-equipped, innovative and scientifically stimulating surrounding
- demanding, multi-faceted, creative job within an international team
The work package focuses on the chemical synthesis of novel biologically active carbohydrates and glycoconjugates, chemical glycosylation and chemical synthesis of oligosaccharides, glycosyl phosphates and glycolipids. The project has a strong biological background and is conducted in tight cooperation with multiple collaboration partners in the field of immunology, molecular and structural biology.
- Applicants should hold a Master degree (or equivalent) in Organic Chemistry (Bioorganic chemistry) entitling to embark on doctoral studies. A background in the chemical synthesis of carbohydrates/oligonucleotides/peptides or in the synthesis of natural products is advantageous.
- Strong interest in synthetic organic chemistry, good background in common analytical and purification methods (HPLC, FPLC, NMR), dedication to experimental work and a good command of written and spoken English is required.
Applicants are asked to submit their CV, detailed description of their previous academic and scientific activities, a summary of master thesis (max 5 pages), a photo, and the names and contact addresses (e-mail) of two academic referees directly to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alla Zamyatina: alla.zamyatina(at)boku.ac.at.
- Name: Alla Zamyatina