design, synthesize and characterize a series of new organic compounds endowed with catalytic properties
plan and execute syntheses of a series of novel hybrid bioconjugates and nanoconjugates as wells as a series of new organic compounds endowed with catalytic properties
assess the bioconjugation efficiency of the newly produced compounds with proteins and nanosystems (e.g., nanoparticles and nanotubes) by means of modern methods of mass spectrometry and microscopy (AFM, SEM, cryo-EM)
study of the catalytic properties of novel hybrid bioconjugates and their use for a series of targeted applications
The salary will be according to the Swiss National Science Foundation regulations. The successful candidate will be enrolled in the doctoral program of the University of Basel.
MSc in chemistry or related field (preferably specialized in organic synthetic chemistry)
talented and enthusiastic chemistry student with a strong passion for scientific research, decided to engage in doctoral studies
strong knowledge of bioconjugate methods, protein chemistry and/or biocatalysis would be considered as assets
good written and oral communications skills in English are required; good command of German is an asset
motivation to work in a multidisciplinary project involving several EU academic groups and companies
The FHNW School of Life Sciences offers state-of-the-art technical, laboratory and office facilities. Contributing to the school’s highly motivating working environment – which is second to none – are its collaboration with a large number of companies and institutions in Switzerland and abroad, a widely varied programme of scientific events, and daily contact with young students in research and teaching. The FHNW is also committed to equal opportunities and the compatibility of private and professional life.
Contact and Address
About the position: Prof. Dr. Patrick Shahgaldian, Group Leader Nanochemistry, P +41 61 228 54 87
About the recruiting process: Cristina Kabas, HR Manager, P +41 61 228 54 02
Will you soon belong to our team? We look forward to your application.
School of Life Sciences FHNW Hofackerstrasse 30 4132 Muttenz