PhD studentship - Department of Chemistry
Ghent University, Department of Chemistry

PhD studentship

Last application date

Apr 23, 2019 16:04


WE06 - Department of Chemistry


Limited duration


PhD in Chemistry

Occupancy rate


Vacancy Type

Research staff


Job description

The PhD student will conduct academic research (full-time) in the area electrocatalysis. The project is at the interphase of electrochemistry and transition metal catalysis. The PhD thesis must be submitted within 4 years.

For more information please contact Prof. Catherine Cazin (, + 32 9 264 96 84).


Profile of the candidate

  • You hold a Master in Chemistry or equivalent. For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be met at the start of your appointment.

  • You are interested in electrochemistry and/or transition metal catalysis.

  • You have good communication skills and like to work in a team.

  • You have a good command of English and like to work in an international group.


How to apply

  • Your application must include the following documents:

  • In the field ‘Cv’: your cv and an overview of your study results (merged into one pdf file)

  • In the field ‘Cover letter’: your application letter in pdf format

  • In the field ‘Diploma’: a transcript of the required degree (if already in your possession). If you have a foreign diploma in a language other than our national languages (Dutch, French or German) or English, please add a translation in one of the mentioned languages.

  • In the field ‘Certificate of equivalence’: only for diplomas awarded outside the European Union a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. (This can be requested via Note that the maximum file size for each field is 10 MB.


As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position.

The documents must be merged into a single PDF- file and sent to



For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. Catherine Cazin (, + 32 9 264 96 84).

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