Postdoctoral Position: The Laboratory for Functional Inorganic Materials (LFIM) is interested in hiring a postdoctoral collaborator.

Applicant: A PhD in chemistry with strong synthetic skills related to polymers and/or hybrid organic/inorganic materials is wanted. It is beneficial if the candidate is familiar with most of the following characterization techniques such as single crystal and powder XRD, TGA, HPLC, MS, ICP, NMR, EXAFs, XPS, and SEM. Candidates with experience in the analysis of porous adsorbent materials including surface area and gas adsorption are a plus. The candidate should be creative and productive and possess a high level of self-motivation. Excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong proficiency in English are required.

Location: The position is located on the chemistry campus of EPFL-ISIC-Valais in Sion Switzerland.

The appointment will be for one year and may be renewed for a second upon mutual agreement. Please email your application to Prof. Wendy Queen at Please include a detailed CV, research statement, and the names of at least three references. The position can begin as early as January 2018. Candidates will be encouraged to apply for fellowships.