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Postdoc position in Experimental Molecular Magnetism 791297

Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoc position at the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark (www.chem.au.dk). The intended starting date for this position is April 1st 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position is embedded within a new DFF-supported project entitled “The electronic Structure of Single Molecule Magnets based on Lanthanides”, which is a joint theoretical and experimental project focusing on magnetic anisotropy in lanthanides, supported by the Danish Council for Independent Research, and being initiated now by Jeppe Olsen and Jacob Overgaard.

We are seeking a candidate to perform single crystal magnetic susceptibility measurements. The candidate is required to possess a strong background in molecular magnetism and expertise in performing magnetization measurement, particularly using single crystals. It is considered advantageous if the candidate has experience with synthesis and crystal growth, crystallography, and a solid theoretical understanding of magnetism allowing a strong participation in the theoretical aspect of the project. The successful candidate will also be involved spin and charge density determination using neutron and X-ray diffraction in collaboration with other members of the group, and prior knowledge of these techniques will be considered positively. The candidate must possess a PhD in chemistry or physics, preferably with major focus on magnetism.

The Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University is in terms of scientific impact one of the leading European chemistry departments with research programs that range from medicinal chemistry to theoretical chemistry. It has a permanent staff of 28 full and associate professors, a support-staff of ~26 people, ~117 PhD students and postdocs, and more than 500 students.

For further information, please contact Senior Researcher Jacob Overgaard (jacobo@chem.au.dk). Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. (in Danish).
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

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Alle ansøgninger skal være lavet online og modtaget senest:

01.02.2016

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