Sunday, January 20, 2008

Postdoctoral Position in Inorganic Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia

School of Chemistry
The University of Melbourne
Victoria, Australia.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for a postdoctoral position in the research group of Dr Colette Boskovic.
The project will involve the synthesis and investigation of novel polynuclear complexes of paramagnetic transition metals.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in inorganic chemistry and experience in the synthesis and characterisation of polyoxometalates or transition metal complexes with redox-active ligands. Expertise in one or more of the following physical techniques is highly desirable: X-ray crystallography, electrochemistry, magnetic measurements, spectroelectrochemistry, NMR, EPR and electronic spectroscopy.

This is a full-time (fixed-term) position available for 1 year in the first instance from mid 2008.

Salary: $61,009 - $65,488 p.a. (Research Fellow Grade 1, Level A) plus employer superannuation contributions of 9 percent.

For further information on the research project email c.boskovic[ at ] For further information on research in the School of Chemistry see

All applications including a full CV to Dr Colette Boskovic: c.boskovic[ at ]

Closing date for applications: 15 February, 2008. Late applications may be considered.