Design Of Zeolite Catalysts - Ph.D. Position

Universities and Institutes of Czech
November 15, 2022
Offerd Salary:€1800
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Contract Type:Temporary
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  • Organisation/Company: Charles University
  • Research Field: Chemistry › Heterogeneous catalysis Chemistry › Physical chemistry
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 15/11/2022 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Czech Republic › Prague 2
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 02/01/2023
  • The position is part of the ERC Starting grant "ENFORCE" , funded within the ERCCZ program of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic.

    The project aims to establish a synthesis method for selective engineering key features of zeolite acid sites affecting the catalytic chemistry of interest and to provide a rational strategy for the predictive design of acid heterogeneous catalysts.

    The successful applicant will focus on the preparation of structurally and chemically diversified zeolites followed by thorough investigation of structure – functionality –activity relationship in a set of useful processes.


    This 4-year position will be funded from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic. Monthly gross salary will be approximately €1800, including social and health security.

  • 25 days paid leave of absence (holidays) per year + 5 paid days of personal development
  • Meal allowance
  • Discounts in recreation centers of the Charles University
  • Language courses
  • Academic environment of a research university
  • Work in an international group of scientists across multiple disciplines
  • Collaborations with international partners
  • Participation at international conferences and workshop
  • Selection process

    The candidates will be selected based on their CVs and invited for online interview to present his/her master thesis and a scientific paper from an area unrelated to his/her specialization (chosen by the interviewers, approximately 5 minutes).

    Web site for additional job details

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    Offer Requirements
  • Chemistry: Master Degree or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Good

  • We are looking for a student with exceptional academic performance holding or very close to completing Master degree in Chemistry.
  • Knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate within an international team is essential.
  • Enthusiasm for research in zeolite chemistry is endorsed.
  • Beneficial: Background in Material Science; Publications in international journals/attendance of international conferences.
  • Specific Requirements

    Documents Required:

    1. Motivation letter

    2. Curriculum Vitae

    3. Copies of Bachelor and Master certificates

    4. Reference letters

    5. Publications (if available)

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Charles University
  • Department: Faculty of Science
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. https: //
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • City: Prague 2
  • Postal Code: 12843
  • Street: Hlavova 8
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