Donnerstag, 6. August 2009

Post-Doc Bayreuth (Germany)

The solid-state NMR facility (workgrups of Ernst Roessler and Juergen Senker)
at the University of Bayreuth offers a post-doctoral position for a duration
from 1 up to 4 years in the field of surface sensitive NMR spectroscopy. The
position is open for applications and can be taken at hers/his earliest
convenience but not before September 2009.

The project is part of the newly founded joint research effort
(Sonderforschungsbereich) “From Particulate Nanosystems to Mesotechnology”
which unifies the expertise of chemistry, physics and engineering. It aims at
exploring the nature of the interfaces of self-organised porous composites
making use of the full potential which hyperpolarised 129Xe NMR offers. The
candidate will be responsible for setting up and employing an apparatus for
generating hyperpolarised 129Xe for the application with both static and
continuous-flow probes. Especially, in cooperation with Bruker company, it is
planned to build a triple-resonance continuous-flow MAS probe for polarisation
transfer experiments from 129Xe to other NMR active nuclei under high-
resolution conditions.

The project is funded for up to 4 years with an option of extension. We
strongly encourage, however, also applications of interested scientists who
wish to stay for a shorter duration. The candidate will be compensated
according to a full position as a scientific employee in the German University
system (TV-L E13 approx. 3000,-€ before tax). The ideal candidate would be
qualified in physics or chemistry, with a good knowledge of spectroscopy in
particular of solid-state NMR. This person will be required to work
independently using their own initiative.

For an application or further information please contact or write to:
Prof. Dr. Juergen Senker
Universitätsstraße 30
D-95447 Bayreuth,

Tel: +49(0)921 / 55 – 2532
Fax: +49(0)0921 / 55 - 2788