Two PhD positions within the Department of Chemistry

3 years
Two PhD positions are opening in Inorganic Chemistry in the research group of Professor Edwin C. Constable and Professor Catherine E. Housecroft.
Your position
Position 1 starts 01.05.2018: Topic of research "Coordination networks and frameworks"; involves organic synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, metal coordination chemistry, crystal growth, structural analysis, design of porous networks and frameworks.
Position 2 starts 01.06.2018. Topic of research "Dye-sensitized solar cells"; involves organic synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, metal coordination chemistry, materials chemistry, device fabrication and evaluation using appropriate instrumental methods.
Your profile
Candidates must have completed Bachelors and Masters degrees in Chemistry or Nanosciences (with adequate synthetic chemistry component), and be available for the start dates of 01.05.2018 (Project 1) or 01.06.2018 (Project 2). The research group works mainly in English, and a good working knowledge of both written and spoken English is required.
Application / Contact
Application deadline: 01.03.2018
The following documents should be sent by email to Professor Catherine Housecroft (catherine.housecroft@unibas.ch):

1. Letter of motivation
2. CV
3. MSc-Diploma
4. Names and contact details of 3 referees

Applications should be submitted in English. Enrollment at the University of Basel is mandatory.
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