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Job Type: Scientific Job Announcements

PhD Position in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

Expertise
Organic Chemistry
Workplace
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Department of Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry
Website
Closing Date
31-10-2019

Content

A PhD position in the field of Organic Chemistry and synthetic Glycochemistry for 3 years is available 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 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.

Requirements:

• 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 natural product synthesis 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.

 

Offer:

• working in a well-equipped, innovative and scientifically stimulating surrounding

• demanding, multi-faceted, creative job within an international team

• The PhD position is funded by FWF (Austrian Science Fund). The fellowship is available for 3 years and is within the standard FWF salary range for graduates under full coverage of the Austrian social security system. Salary and additional benefits are according to FWF standards (https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs/#c6541) and the University Collective Contract.

 

Application procedure:

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

 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Contact(s)

Main contact
Name: Alla Zamyatina

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