Call for applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships Programme at the National Institute of Chemistry (H2020-MSCA-IF-2017)

9 Aug 2017, 09:05
Галина Лазько

Within the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA IF), the National Institute of Chemistry Slovenia is seeking to develop a joint funding proposals with experienced, post PhD researchers in the following areas:

  • Designed bio-nanostructures (protein origami); Cancer immunotherapy; Synthetic biology of mammalian cells – design of signalling pathways (Науковий консультант / Supervisor: prof. dr. Roman Jerala);
  • Visible light assisted photocatalysis for water treatment (Supervisor: prof. dr. Albin Pintar);
  • Direct biogas to liquid fuel conversion (Supervisor: prof. dr. Albin Pintar);
  • Catalytic Carbon Dioxide Activation and Conversion by Hydrogenation or Alkylation (Supervisor: prof. dr. Blaž Likozar);
  • Direct Catalytic Methane Activation and Conversion to Aromatics and Alkenes (Supervisor: prof. dr. Blaž Likozar);
  • Catalytic Cellulose, Hemicellulose and Lignin Conversion to Value-added Bio-based Chemicals (Supervisor: prof. dr. Blaž Likozar);
  • Electrocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Activation and Reduction, Electrolysis and Fuel Cells (Supervisor: prof. dr. Blaž Likozar);
  • Pharmaceutical Process Engineering and Design for Small Molecules and Biosimilars (Supervisor: prof. dr. Blaž Likozar);
  • Electrocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Activation and Reduction, Electrolysis and Fuel Cells (Supervisor: prof. dr. Miran Gaberšèek);
  • Spectrally selective paint coatings, high solar absorptivity coatings, cool coatings, flame retardants, electrochromic devices, dye synthesized solar cells, thermochromics coatings, ionic liquids, anticorrosion coatings, pigments surface modification, hydrophobic surfaces, oleophobic surfaces, electrolytes, antifouling coatings, self-healing coatings (Supervisor: prof. dr. Ivan Jerman);
  • Proteins involved in pathogenesis of intracellular bacteria like Mycobacteria and Listeria; Membrane interactions of proteins from the immune system and bacterial pathogens; 3Evolution of small tightly folded binding modules and ligand binding sites; Synthetic biology of nanopores (Supervisor: prof. dr. Gregor Anderluh and dr. Marjetka Podobnik);
  • Development and application of solid-state NMR methods for the investigations of formation, for structure determination and for in-situ studies of the performance of porous catalysts and adsorbents (Supervisor: prof. dr. Gregor Mali);
  • Development of nanoporous materials for heat storage/transformation applications, including design of new porous solids and post-synthesis modification of sorbents, i.e. tailoring of hydrophilic properties of inorganic and metal-organic sorption materials (Supervisor: prof. dr. Nataša Zabukovec Logar and dr. Alenka Ristić);
  • Development of nanoporous materials for carbon capture, storage and utilization (CCSU) technologies, also by providing more compact configurations (composite materials, porous monoliths, etc.) to improve the energy and production costs in gas separation and conversion (Supervisor: prof. dr. Nataša Zabukovec Logar and dr. Matjaž Mazaj);
  • Development of multimetal functionalized porous materials for catalytic air and water purification (metals on porous supports, metals on mixed oxides photocatalyst TiO2/SiO2, double layered hydroxides on porous supports) (Supervisor: prof. dr. Nataša Novak Tušar);
  • Artificial SEI on metal lithium (Supervisor: prof. dr. Robert Dominko);

If you are interested in one of the above themes, please submit an Expression of interest (CV and description of your research area) to e-mail address by 15.8.2017: barbara.tisler@ki.si or projektna.pisarna@ki.si
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