Postdoctoral researcher position in organic chemistry


The Laboratory of Asymmetric Catalysis at the Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw is looking for applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher to work within a research project SONATA BIS supported by the National Science Centre, Poland:
“Asymmetric transformations with hypervalent iodine reagents. Merger with nucleophilic catalysis and novel chiral iodoarenes as entry to powerful synthetic reactions.”

  • Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry or related disciplines (has to be awarded not later than September 1st, 2017)
  • knowledge and experience in organic chemistry, with the focus on chemical synthesis
  • proficiency in English
  • high motivation for research work

Conditions of employment:

  • Gross salary: 5000 PLN + extras
  • Period of employment: 1 year, with the possibility of extension to a maximum of 2 years  work in a young, quickly developing team
  • laboratories featuring top-level equipment in a newly-constructed Centre of New Technologies building

Interested individuals are requested to send: (1) cover letter, (2) CV* with the list of publications, and (3) recommendation letter from the Ph.D. supervisor to the project leader Dr. Marcin Kalek: The application deadline is June 30th, 2017.
Information about the research carried out at the Laboratory of Asymmetric Catalysis can be found at:
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* Please include the following statement in your CV: “I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended.”