In the framework of a research collaboration of UAntwerpen with Covestro (Antwerp, Belgium), the research team ORGANIC SYNTHESIS of the Department of Chemistry announces the availability of a full time postdoctoral position:

Job description: As an employee of the research team Organic Synthesis of the Department of Chemistry you will be working on the fundamental development of new synthetic methods which can be applied to make polycarbonates. You will work in the team ORGANIC SYNTHESIS in close collaboration with Covestro experts in polycarbonate synthesis.

Your Profile: The ideal candidate for this position will have a PhD in organic chemistry with experience with method development, analytical separation techniques and structural characterization of organic molecules. The ability to work in a team as well as good communication/writing skills and a good mastery of the English language is essential.

Additional info: The salary is based on the scale of “Doctor-assistent” as defined by the Flemish government. Relevant postdoctoral experience will be taken into account. The selected candidate is expected to start ASAP.

Does this opening appeal to you? Please send a detailed CV (including the name of 3 referees) and a motivation letter right away and no later than June 15th to . Please mention “Application postdoc position ORSY 220519” in the subject line.

More info?
Prof. Dr. Bert U.W. Maes
Research Professor | Organic Synthesis
Universiteit Antwerpen | Department of Chemistry
Groenenborgerlaan 171| 2020 Antwerpen | Belgium
Tel: +32 3 265 32 05 |–maes-group/

The University of Antwerp (Flanders, Belgium) is an academic institution for internationally recognized, innovative and pioneering research. Special attention is given to the training of students, and to the innovation of teaching programs. The University of Antwerp is an autonomous and pluralistic institution, supporting a democratic and multicultural society, and is an equal opportunity employer.

Covestro is a leading global polymer producer, active in polyurethane and polycarbonate chemistry. The key targets of Covestro are to improve “People, planet and profit”, which requires an innovative mindset. Sustainable solutions to the challenges of products, processes and innovation are the main focus for the R&D community at Covestro. With our values “Courageous, curious and colourful” we stimulate people from all backgrounds to challenge the status quo and go for the best possible solution to any given problem.