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Postdoctoral Fellowship in time-resolved femtosecond infrared spectroscopy
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Application deadline: Jul 31
Location: Göteborg, Sweden
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in time-resolved femtosecond infrared spectroscopy

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with interest and experience in time-resolved femtosecond infrared spectroscopy. You are expected to study molecular mechanisms of photosensor proteins by time-resolved infrared spectra. You will be trained in using our existing femtosecond 1DIR and 2DIR setup as well as in applying the data reduction pipeline. You will be trained in all parts of the project, such as: experimental design, sample design and preparation, data acquisition and analysis, and publication. We encourage that you gain experience in co-supervision of Ph.D. students and M.Sc. thesis students and you may also attend international conferences and meetings.

Dnr: E 2018/341

Scholarship period: The scholarship covers a period of 24 months with a 3 months probation period

Preliminary start date: 2018-09-01

Supervisor/contact person: Sebastian Westenhoff, 0046 (0)31 786 3936, westenho@chem.gu.se, www.westenhofflab.com

Qualifications:

  • To qualify for this fellowship you must have completed a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, biophysics or equivalent.
  • You should have hands-on experience in two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy, femtosecond spectroscopy, or equivalent. 
  • Priority will be given to applicants with the proven ability to work independently.
  • The ability to communicate in English, in oral as well as in writing, is important. 


Your application should be sent directly to westenho@chem.gu.se as a single pdf file (less than 4MB in size) and should contain:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • 3 references, with address, telephone number, email and relationship stated

Application deadline: 2018-07-31

Information regarding scholarships:

  • Scholarships do not give rise to sickness benefits, compensation from the Social Insurance Office or retirement pension.
  • The scholarship sum is paid out quarterly
  • Scholarships are tax-exempt
  • A scholarship holder cannot be hired after the scholarship period due to tax reasons.
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