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Opportunities

We are always interested in recruiting ambitious and talented students and postdoctoral associates.

Postdoctoral researchers

If you are interested in joining our group as a postdoctoral researcher please email your CV for consideration when a position next becomes available. Dr Nguyen is also happy to support suitably qualified applicants interested in applying for independent funding. 

PhD applicants

Our group welcomes applications from students who are eligible for departmental DTA studentships or wish to apply for their own funding from elsewhere. In addition, a small number of project studentships are advertised on the School’s postgraduate web pages when they are available. 

For the 2016-2017 recruitment round, 2 possible projects are available for a competitive EU/UK student through possible funding from the school/university. The specific project areas are:

1. Electrochemical Flow-Cells as Enablers for Catalytic Synthetic Processes. A description of the project can be found here.

2. Solubility Prediction in Organic Solvents Through A Combination of Chemometrics and Computational Chemistry. A description of the project can be found here.

For further information on these project, or to discuss your own research ideas, please contact Dr Bao Nguyen via email.

 MSc, MChem applicants and summer students

Dr Nguyen is happy to support applicants from both University of Leeds and other institutions who are interested in our research programme as MSc or summer students. Competitive summer scholarship are available from the EPSRC and the Clothworkers' Foundation. Interested applicants are advised to contact him at the earliest opportunity to discuss potential projects as many of these programs have early deadlines for application.