Applications are invited for a fully-funded, open to all nationalities PhD scholarship in Dr. P Starkov group based at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech; Tallinna Tehnikaülikool) with an intended start in January-February 2020. The candidate is encouraged to take up the positions early in Spring 2019. The successful candidate will carry out his or her research at TalTech Dept of Chem & Biotech by using techniques and methods in synthetic organic, medicinal and supramolecular chemistry and catalysis.
PhD studentship is set at 1,300 EUR pcm tax-free in the first year (EUR15,600 pa) subject to year-on-year increase. The duration of the PhD studies at TalTech is up to 4 years. International mobility schemes exist for travelling to conferences, symposia and taking up placements/internships at the world-leading research institutions.
TalTech Dept of Chemistry & Biotechnology is well equipped with routine access to NMR (400 and 800 MHz at KBFI), HRMS, chiral HPLC, cell culture, confocal microscopy and access to related materials science facilities at TalTech Schools of Science and Engineering and the University of Tartu; advanced high and super-resolution imaging facilities at the University of Helsinki (Finland) and Tampere University (Finland); HRTEM at Aalto University (Finland) and proteomics facilities at the University of Tartu.
A good standing MSc/MRes degree in Chemistry or Natural Sciences or equivalent from a recognised university should be obtained or awarded by the time of enrolment but no later than February 01, 2020. The candidate should have prior lab experience in synthetic organic, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, materials chemistry or chemical biology. The intended start is in Spring 2020 (i.e. January/February 2020). However, an earlier start date will be advantageous; active recruitment may last until January 31, 2020. For further informal enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and attach your up-to-date CV, cover letter, and the contact details of two referees.
January 31, 2020 23:59:59 (GMT+3). Please express your interest by sending an e-mail to Dr Pavel Starkov (email@example.com) with your up-to-date CV, cover letter, and the contact details of two referees. Competitive candidates will be provided with further details on the selection process. Approved candidate will need to re-submit application pack to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech; Tallinna Tehnikaülikool) is one of Estonia’s top two public higher education institutions with core strengths in the STEM fields. TalTech is the only Estonian institution focussing on Engineering, and is home to over 12000 students and 2000 employees, including close to 1000 members of academic staff. TalTech is on a strong path to internationalisation with over ten per cent of the student body and academic staff coming from abroad. As of 2015, TalTech is featured in the QS and THE World University Rankings. TalTech Campus is based in Tallinn, the capital city, a short distance away from Stockholm (Sweden), Helsinki (Finland), Riga (Latvia) and St. Petersburg (Russia). TalTech is the only campus-based university in the Baltic region; within 127 acres (55 ha) of land lie 72 buildings, which in addition to TalTech are the home to several high-tech/IT companies (incl. MS Skype and Starship Technologies), Science Park Tehnopol, the 19th century Castle of Glehn, student accommodations and library facilities.