Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomimetic Electrocatalysis

The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy at the University of Southern Denmark invites applications for a position as postdoc in bioinorganic chemistry. The position is available from the 1 February 2020 and for one year with possibility of extension to two years. Application deadline: 29 November 2019.

The position is associated with a project concerning the remediation of water containing trace organic pollutants e.g. pesticides.  The research objective will be the development and immobilization of molecular iron complexes for use in the electrocatalysis of the total mineralization of organic molecules in water.

The preferred candidate will have relevant experience in most of the following areas: The synthesis of ligands and transition metal complexes and their characterization, methods for immobilization of catalysts on solid supports and electrochemistry with an interest in instrument development. The project is part of a collaboration with the Water Research Centre of the University of New South Wales, Australia.

For further information please contact Christine McKenzie (

Application, salary etc.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

The application must include the following:
• A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment.
• A full list of publications stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.

To qualify you must have passed a PhD or equivalent. Applications will be assessed by an expert assessor/committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link “Apply online”. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

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Deadline: 29 November 2019
Unit: Faculty of Science
Campus: Odense
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Post expires on Friday November 29th, 2019