Post-doctoral position

Department of Physics Univesrity of Rijeka
October 13 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Post-doctoral position

One vacant Post-doctoral position in the area of natural sciences, field of Chemistry - Organic chemistry, at the Department of Physics - University of Rijeka, with employment contract for a definite period of three years, for a full time, to work on the project of Croatian science foundation „Preparation of porous thin-film materials for water purification using atomic layer deposition (ALD)“.



Persons of both sexes can apply on equal terms.

Besides meeting general employment requirements, applicants should satisfy the conditions prescribed by the Science and Higher Education Act (Official Gazette 123/03, 105/04, 174/04, 2/07 and Decision 46/07, 45/09, 63/11, 101/14, 60/15).

Required documentation:

 - cover letter including: position title, statement about why the candidate should be considered suitable for the position, name and contact details (telephone and e-mail address) of one professional referee. It should be noted that referee might be contacted at the short-listing stage. (The applicant should make a note if, due to confidentiality this is not appropriate).

- CV (full name and address, qualifications, country of birth, citizenship and residency status, employment history, other relevant experience and major achievements in research, teaching and professional scholarship)

- list of publications and/or significant academic achievements

- evidence of appropriate qualifications, scientific degree and scientific title

Applicants with experience in chemical modification of inorganic surfaces will have the advantage.

Applicants whose native language is not Croatian must submit the proof of proficiency in Croatian. The certificate of citizenship must also be submitted.

Candidates are obliged to submit the required documentation on a CD as well.

Applications are to be addressed to:

Department of Physics University of Rijeka, Radmile Matejčić 2, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia.

Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Deadline for application submission is 30 days upon announcement of the call for applications in "Official Gazette ", i.e. 16/11/2017.

Eligibility criteria

-  A PhD in Organic chemistry with an expertise in surface modification of inorganic materials

- experience with analytical instrumentation and methods, including FT-IR, UV-Vis, HPLC (preferably coupled to MS)

-  A track record of success in producing quality research outputs, including publications in peer-reviewed international research journals.

- Demonstrated high levels of written and oral communication skills in English.

-  Well-developed interpersonal skills, past success in working effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary and collegial team.

- A document (max 2 pages) addressing the eligibility criteria is needed. It should include a specific statement addressing each eligibility criteria point

Research Fields

Conduct research into Chemistry in research areas of interest to the Department of Physics.

Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profile

Recognized Researcher (R2)

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