Vacancies
Employment:
Postdoctoral researcher in mathematics
Employment:
Full-time

Requirements:

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled postdoctoral researcher with a PhD in mathematics or other related fields:

  1. Mathematical modelling in medicine and biology.
  2. Nonlinear problems of mathematical physics (kinetic equations, the qualitative theory of quasilinear elliptic and parabolic equations of arbitrary order and boundary value problems).
  3. Differential and functional differential equations and applications.

The postdoctoral researcher is expected to contribute to research on function and operator theory, functional analysis partial differential equations, functional differential equations a mathematical modelling, student supervision, and education on mathematical subjects.

Education, experience and technical skills

  • PhD or Doctoral degree, knowledge, and experience in mathematics.
  • Knowledge of the theoretical foundations of partial differential equations and/or modern function and operator theory, functional analysis.
  • Experience in biological or biomedical modelling will be appreciated.
  • Experience in student supervision.
  • Knowledge of mathematical software (Maple, MATLAB, Mathematica, MathCad).
  • Fluency in English and excellent writing skills.

Personal attributes and competencies

  • Excellent analytical and innovative research planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experienced in working within multicultural and interdisciplinary research teams.
  • High motivation for academic research, having initiative and capable of working independently as well as in team environments.
  • Values continuous improvement based on constructive evaluation, self-reflection and learning.

Desired skills and experience

A successful candidate should be able to:

  • Identify, design, conduct, and report research on modern function and operator theory, functional analysis and/or differential equations(PDE, ODE, FDE).
  • Ability and willingness to publish results in reviewed highly impacted Q1-Q2 journals (at least 3 papers\year )
  • Ability and willingness to prepare and submit at least one research project during the mobility
  • Contribute to the master and doctoral student supervision and teaching of mathematical subjects.
  • Contribute to proposal writing.
  • Engage with scientific community, research partners and the wider public at all levels, internationally and domestically through scientific publications as well as for example through social media (blogs, etc.).

 

Job description:

Main working directions and responsibilities

  • Producing results and disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Assist PhD and MSc students
  • Attracting national and international funding

Conditions:

We offer

  • 19 months fellowship at the RUDN University

  • full-time contract for two years with possibility of extension

  • Competitive salaries + subsidized accommodation

  • Travel grant to attend international conferences

  • support of excellent mentors & professional administration

  • The salary is 130 000 Rubles/month, depending on the scientific performance indicators* stipulated in the supplementary agreement to the service contract.

*Key Performance Indicators By the 31st of December, 2018, at least 3 papers published in the Scopus-indexed journals or approved by their editors as “Articles in Press”. The articles must be affiliated under RUDN University and source of funding stated, Quartile 1-2  in the Subject Area Mathematics

Additional information

Faculty: S.M. Nikolskii Mathematical Institute of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

The deadline for the application is April 19th, 2018.

Postdoctoral researcher in chemistry
Employment:
Full-time

Requirements:

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled postdoctoral researcher with a PhD in organic chemistry or other related fields:

  1. Development of novel multicomponent and domino reactions based on the reactivity of photoredox or conventionally generated pyridinium and oxonium ions.
  2. Construction of complex molecules with fluorescent properties employing C-H-functionalization or nanocatalysis oxidative MCR approach.
  3. Dispersion interactions and effects of a solvent in homogeneous catalysis with the involvement of transition metals
  4. Selective reactions of compounds containing carbon-oxygen pi-bonds

The postdoctoral researcher is expected to contribute to research on modern chemistry, student supervision, and education on chemistry sciences.

Education, experience and technical skills

  • PhD or Doctoral degree, knowledge, and experience in chemical sciences.
  • Basic methods of organic synthesis, possession of physical and chemical methods of substance analysis (IR, NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, SAR)
  • Experience in student supervision.
  • Knowledge of physicochemical methods.
  • Fluency in English and excellent writing skills.

Personal attributes and competencies

  • Excellent analytical and innovative research planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experienced in working within multicultural and multidisciplinary research teams.
  • High motivation for academic research, having initiative and capable of working independently as well as in team environments.
  • Values continuous improvement based on constructive evaluation, self-reflection and learning.

Desired skills and experience

A successful candidate should be able to:

  • Identify, design, conduct, and report research on chemistry.
  • Ability and willingness to publish results in reviewed highly impacted Q1-Q2 journals (at least 3 papers\year )
  • Ability and willingness to prepare and submit at least one research project during the mobility
  • Contribute to the master and doctoral student supervision and teaching of  chemistry science
  • Contribute to proposal writing.
  • Engage with scientific community, research partners and the wider public at all levels, internationally and domestically through scientific publications as well as for example through social media (blogs, etc.).

 

Job description:

Main working directions and responsibilities

Working in the laboratory, organic synthesis, planning and carrying out experiments, processing experimental data, publication of research results, giving classes to students

Conditions:

We offer

  • 20 months fellowship at the RUDN University
  • full-time contract for two years with possibility of extension
  • Competitive salaries + subsidized accommodation
  • Travel grant to attend international conferences ()
  • support of excellent mentors & professional administration
  • The salary is 130 000 Rubles/month, depending on the scientific performance indicators* stipulated in the supplementary agreement to the service contract.

*Key Performance Indicators By the 31st of December, 2018, at least 3 papers published in the Scopus-indexed journals or approved by their editors as “Articles in Press”. The articles must be affiliated under RUDN University and source of funding stated, Quartile 1-2  in the Subject Area Chemistry

Additional information

Faculty: Research Institute of Chemistry of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

The deadline for the application is April 19th, 2018.