In the GDCh job list "Universities and Research Institutes", job advertisements from doctoral students and postdocs at universities and other public service institutions that are aimed at graduates of a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, food chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or related directions. Offers in German or English from Germany and abroad are welcome.
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Scientific staff (m/f/d, 75% E13 TV-L, 3 years) in environmental and soil chemistry at the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau - We are looking for a PhD student (m/f/d) for technical development and validation of a novel and innovative macro-calorespirometer, which is intended to ensure a high sample throughput with large sample quantities and at the same time sensitive calorespirometric measurements. You can find more information here. Application until June 15, 2023.
Doctoral position at the University of Augsburg at the Chair of Chemical physics and materials science (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Scherer) in the research group "preparative organometallic chemistry - activation of small molecules" (m/f/d; 0.75 E13). The research area is located in synthetic organometallic chemistry. In particular, the activation of methane and methane-like molecules by transition metal complexes is focused with the aim of opening up new catalytic processes for the controlled methane functionalization. More information can be found here. Please send applications with meaningful documents to Prof. Wolfgang Scherer by e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) by June 23, 2023.
Doctoral candidates wanted at the Chair of Catalytic Interface Research (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg): New concepts in heterogeneous catalysis, surface science and energy storage. We are looking for committed, team-oriented employees with an interest in chemical interface processes. We research innovative model systems in catalysis (e.g. energy storage) with the aim of understanding the mechanisms of the underlying chemical processes. For this we use the latest spectroscopy (IR, XPS, XRD) and microscopy (AFM, STM) in UHV as well as in liquids, gases and electrochemically controlled environments. We offer an attractive working environment with interdisciplinary and international cooperation in the natural and engineering sciences. More information here. Experience in the research area is not mandatory for applicants for a doctoral position. Remuneration according to TV-L. Send the application documents to: Prof. Dr. Jörg Libuda ( email@example.com ). The full call for proposals can be found here.
At the Department of Chemistry at the University of Hamburg (AK Prof. Dr. Axel Jacobi von Wangelin), a doctoral position in the field of photocatalysis is to be filled from July 2023. Successful applicants have a very good degree in chemistry and already have experience in the synthesis of organic compounds and their analytical characterization. The research topic includes current issues of solar processes, energy technologies and polymer degradation reactions in interdisciplinary cooperation with working groups in physical chemistry. You can expect a dynamic group of medium size, excellently equipped laboratories, support tailored to your needs and an attractive scientific environment in a very liveable city. Remuneration is based on TVL 13 (50%). You should have an MSc in Chemistry with a concentration in Inorganic/Organic Chemistry/Catalysis. Please email your application (incl. CV and certificates) by June 10, 2023 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the Department of Chemistry at the University of Hamburg (AK Prof. Dr. Axel Jacobi von Wangelin), a doctoral position in the field of sustainable metal catalysis is to be filled from July 2023. Successful applicants have a very good degree in chemistry and already have experience in the synthesis of organometallic compounds. The research topic includes the development of novel metal catalysts of the available elements, their application in processes of energy conversion and material production as well as selective chemical functionalizations. You work in interdisciplinary cooperation with working groups in physical chemistry and gain deep insights into the elucidation of reaction mechanisms on metal surfaces. You can expect a dynamic group of medium size, excellently equipped laboratories, support tailored to your needs and an attractive scientific environment in a very liveable city. Remuneration is based on TVL 13 (50%). You should have an MSc in Chemistry with a concentration in Inorganic/Organic Chemistry/Catalysis. Please email your application (incl. CV and certificates) by June 10, 2023 to: email@example.com.
PhD Position in Physical Organic Chemistry (E13 TV-L, 50%) Chemnitz University of Technology. A PhD position in the area of non-covalent catalysis is currently available in the group of Prof. Dr. Martin Breugst. Your tasks include the development of new catalysis concepts relying on halogen bonding and related interactions. Furthermore, you will analyze the reaction mechanisms with kinetic and computational methods. The successful applicant should have a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry and practical experience in NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. More information can be found here. Deadline for applications via firstname.lastname@example.org: June 04, 2023.
Within the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1333 - Molecular Heterogeneous Catalysis in Confined Geometries at the Institute of Polymer Chemistry of the University of Stuttgart, we offer two PhD positions, starting September 1, 2023, to work on the subproject-B04 "Tuning of C6/C8 selectivity in the metal-catalyzed oligomerization of ethylene by exploiting confinement effects" (position 1) or on the subproject-B06 "Cooperative asymmetric dual/multiple activation organometallic catalysis under confinement" (position 2). both positions last at least 3 years with salary level TV-L E13 (67%). The applicant should have a master's degree in either chemistry, chemical engineering or materials science. A strong background in the synthesis of organometallic compounds, polymers and materials analysis are highly desirable. The candidate must have excellent capabilities in written and oral English and willingness to actively participate in CRC events and qualification measures. Please send your written application with the usual documents (CV, transcripts, work certificates if available) electronically to Prof. Dr. Michael R Buchmeiser. Please visit here for the complete advertisement.
Open PhD position in an interdisciplinary team at LIKAT Rostock. Your tasks: You will develop methods for the conversion of renewables into synthetic building blocks and fragrances. Your tasks comprise the development and optimization of catalytic methods eg decarboxylation and hydroformylation reactions as well as the presentation and discussion of project results with industrial partners. Your Competence: A Diploma or Master degree in organic chemistry or a related field. Profound experience in organic synthesis and homogeneous catalysis, preferably in hydroformylation and/or decarboxylation chemistry. Outstanding motivation and willingness to work in an international interdisciplinary team. Our offer: We offer a challenging PhD position in an excellent, international environment. The position is available from July 15, 2023, limited to 3 years. The salary is based on public service rates of the German states (E13 TV-L, 50%). Please send your application (including CV, list of publications, copies of relevant examination certificates and names of contact information of two referees) as an e-mail by e-mail quoting the reference number 420-03/2023 to email@example.com until June 15, 2023. For questions, please contact Prof. Dr. T. Werner ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) directly.
PhD position (m/f/d) – 417-02/2023 in the area of Modern Concepts in Molecular Catalysis. The research group of Prof. Torsten Beweries at Leibniz Institute for Catalysis (LIKAT Rostock) has an opening for a position. Your task: You will develop new late transition metal catalysts for the selective dehydropolymerization of amine boranes to poly(aminoborane)s. The project will involve the design and synthesis of new ligands and catalysts, catalytic tests, and mechanistic studies. Your competence: We are looking for a person with a Master's degree in chemistry, ideally with experience in homogeneous catalysis or organometallic chemistry and the ability to work under anaerobic conditions. Experience in ligand synthesis is an advantage. A good command of written and spoken English is also required. The applicant have a high level of self-motivation and work independently at a high scientific level. Our offer: We offer a challenging PhD position in an excellent, international environment at the LIKAT Rostock. The position is available from September 1, 2023 and limited to 3 years. Place of work is Rostock. The salary is based on public service rates of the German states (E13 TV-L, 50%). Please, send your full application (including names contact information of two referees) as an e-mail (in one pdf file with a max. size of 25 MB) by e-mail quoting the reference number 417-02/2023 to bewerbungen@ catalysis.de until June 11, 2023. For topic related questions, please contact Prof. Torsten Beweries ( Torsten.Beweries@catalysis.de ) directly.
Scientific staff (m/f/d, 75% E13 TV-L, 3 years) in environmental and soil chemistry at the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau - We are looking for a PhD student (m/f/d) for the development and Validation of new and innovative methods for characterization and quantification of water-soluble polymers in soil using pyrolysis GC/MS, TGA/MS, FTIR and data science. Further information and application until June 15, 2023here.
We are looking for a university assistant (Prae-Doc): At the TU Vienna, Institute for Applied Synthetic Chemistry, in the research group Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis there is a position as a university assistant (Prae-Doc), expected to start in June 2023 (30 hours per week, limited to the duration of probably 4 years) with the following area of responsibility (see job advertisement link). With a weekly employment of 30 hours, currently EUR 2,458.00 gross/month (14x per year). Please upload applications to the TU job platform by June 1st, 2023: Advertisement link here: TU-ID: 163 | 2023 | 16 | 208856. This call for proposals is also in the current Mitteilungsblatt of the Vienna University of Technology here: under paragraph 199.4. Faculty of technical chemistry.
PhD position in Synthetic Organic Materials, 60%. Do you enjoy making molecules and are you up for a synthetic challenge? Do you appreciate structural beauty and like to mingle art with science? Then apply and join us! Together, we will explore the properties and reactivity of nanographene π-radicals. Duration: Maximum 4 years. Starting date: September/October 2023. Application deadline: June 30, 2023. In this fully funded, full-time project, you will synthesize open-shell molecular fragments of graphene, and investigate their π-radical reactivity in order to develop methodology toward carbon nanostructures, featuring structural motifs like curvature and defects. We look for a creative and ambitious candidate who has a true passion for chemistry and research, strong skills in synthetic organic chemistry, is a team player, and has a humble and friendly personality. You have: completed (or soon to be completed) Master's degree in chemistry or equivalent, outstanding track record and grades, experience in a synthetic organic laboratory, including air- and moisture-free reactions and spectroscopic techniques (NMR, UV/Vis, etc .), excellent English language skills. Please submit your application as a single PDF file ( email@example.com, website ) including a cover letter stating your motivation, a research summary of past accomplishments, CV (resumé), and the names and contact details of 2 referees. Applications not submitted as a single PDF file will not be considered. For more information here.
Doctoral position (m/f/d) at the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau - At the Rhineland-Palatinate University (RPTU) Kaiserslautern-Landau (Campus Kaiserslautern), in the field of food chemistry and toxicology , a doctoral position (m/f/d) will be available as soon as possible occupy. You can find the complete job advertisementhere.
Doctoral position at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia - An exciting opportunity to work with world-leading scientists to develop new methods to analyze complex mixtures is provided by a 3.5-year PhD scholarship with The Australian Research Council Training Center for Facilitated Advancement of Australia's Bioactives ( FAAB ). The motivation for this project is that many bioactive products with proven health benefits are complex mixtures. You will focus on techniques that confer selectivity based on molecular properties, such as surface enhanced Raman scattering, fluorescence, flow orientation and electrochemistry, combined with molecular selection methodologies such as antibodies and aptamers. If you do not have a research MSc degree you may be eligible for a 4-year Masters + PhD programme. If you have any questions, please contact Prof Rodger ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Please apply by 22/05/2023 following the instructions here.
In the Bioorganic Chemistry working group (Chemistry Department) in the Institute for Integrated Natural Sciences at the University of Koblenz (working group JProf. Dr. Marie-T. Hopp), a doctoral position in the field of peptide chemistry and bioanalysis is available with immediate effect. Practical knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry and/or instrumental analysis is an advantage. A high degree of motivation and performance is required, as well as openness to interdisciplinary research projects in the natural sciences. You should have a master's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or related disciplines. More information can be found here. The remuneration is based on TVL 13 (50%) and is limited to three years. Please send your meaningful documents by 05/28/2023, stating the reference number 49/2023, exclusively by e-mail in a PDF file to email@example.com. Further information on current research and publications can be found here.
Doctoral position at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia – An exciting opportunity to work with world-leading scientists to undertake Next-generation epigenetic analysis: direct reading of DNA methylation is provided by a 3-year PhD scholarship to develop new molecular tools to directly and dynamically read chemical modifications on genomic DNA (epigenetics) by utilizing advanced nanomaterials with the unique features of Raman spectroscopy. Epigenetics affects cellular processes and controls genetic programs by turning them “on” and “off" but there is currently no direct method to measure modifications on DNA. This study is a collaboration between Macquarie University, University of Warwick (UK), and The University of The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. You will develop expertise in nanotechnology, nanomaterial, cell biology, biomedical engineering, spectroscopy and microscopy. If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Wang ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) Please apply by 22/05/2023 following the instructions here.
Doctoral position at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg - As part of the project "Microgels as energy carriers", electroactive polymer networks and colloids are to be produced and investigated. For this purpose, the Institute for physical chemistry (TU Bergakademie Freiberg) is looking for a research assistant (m/f/d) (13 TV-L, 0.67 FTE, 3 years, with an option to extend). Your tasks are the synthesis of electroactive monomers and the production of electroactive polymers and microgels. Further tasks are the molecular characterization of the compounds produced, structural investigations using scattering methods and electrochemical characterization. The position is suitable for a doctorate. You can find more information here. If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Plamper (Tel. 03731-392139 or email@example.com ). Please apply by 05/22/2023, stating reference number 86/2023. You can send your application to: TU Bergakademie Freiberg - Department for Human Resources - 09596 Freiberg or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is a doctoral position (m/f/d; 65% E13, 3 years) in the technical chemistry chemistry department at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg. Funding is provided as part of a BMBF-financed project "Elimination of micropollutants from municipal wastewater with the help of immobilized enzymes". The area of responsibility includes the synthesis and characterization of porous carbon monoliths, their modification with enzymes and the integration into application-oriented systems for the purification of waste water. The prerequisite is a university degree (diploma (university) / master's degree) with a strong connection to chemical, biological or engineering subjects such as chemistry, chemical engineering or biotechnology. A keen interest in laboratory work is desirable. Knowledge of the synthesis and characterization of porous solids is an advantage. Please send applications with meaningful documents by June 2nd, 2023 to Prof. Dr. Olaf Klepel by email ( email@example.com ).
Doctoral position at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg - As part of the project "Microgels as energy carriers", electroactive polymer networks and colloids are to be produced and investigated. For this purpose, the Institute for physical chemistry (TU Bergakademie Freiberg) is looking for a research assistant (m/f/d) (13 TV-L, 0.67 FTE, 3 years, with an option to extend). Your tasks are the calorimetric characterization of electroactive polymers and microgels as well as electroactive polymers deposited on surfaces using atomic force microscopy. Another goal of the work is the investigation of the structural changes during the energy release and the production of electroactive polymers and microgels. The position is suitable for a doctorate. You can find more information here, and you are welcome to contact Prof. Mertens (Tel. 03731-393737 or firstname.lastname@example.org ) with any questions. Please apply by May 24th, 2023, stating reference number 88/2023. You can send your application to: TU Bergakademie Freiberg - Department for Human Resources - 09596 Freiberg or by e-mail to: email@example.com.
Doctoral Candidate for Computational Modeling of Fuel Cell Materials. Within the project “Bridging Models at Different Scales To Design New Generation Fuel Cells for Electrified Mobility (BLESSED)” we are seeking a doctoral candidate (DC) in the field of density functional theory (DFT) modeling of fuel cell materials. The DC will contribute to the development of a highly efficient DFT code to simulate electrochemical reactions at large-scale interfaces. A central part will be the implementation of a continuum solvation model in the software package SIESTA. The DC will also run large-scale massively parallel DFT simulation of electrochemical degradation reactions causing carbon corrosion and/or Pt oxidation in the fuel cell cathode. The successful applicant will be hosted by the company SIMUNE, Spain and the University of Freiburg, Germany. Within the 36 months project-period, the DC will also spend a one-month secondment at the Imperial College of London (ICL), and a one-month secondment at Freudenberg Technology Innovation company (FTI). The position will give the opportunity to drive and organize collaborations with internal and external partners in a multidisciplinary field with high economic, ecologic, and scientific impact directly at the interface between industrial and academic research. The PhD student wants to be enrolled in a doctoral program at the University of Freiburg. For more details and how to apply, see here. Please apply by 29/05/2023.
A two-year postdoc position in organic chemistry funded by a Carl Tryggers Fellowship is available in the group of Prof. Jan Streuff at Uppsala University. Project topic: the synthesis of a series of new transition metal complexes and their application in the activation of small molecules and catalytic reductive organic transformations. There will be the possibility to work on other projects as well. Requirements: excellent PhD or equivalent in organic chemistry awarded in the past two years; proven track record with publications in top journals; broad experience in organic synthesis and working under inert as atmosphere; ability to drive projects forward independently and to think critically; good team spirit. The group language is English and strong English skills (spoken and written) are a requirement. Applications should be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org and include a cover letter, CV, research summary (max. 2 pages), copies of degree certificates and course grades as a single PDF file. The position is open until filled. Candidate selection will start 15.05.2023.
At the Institute for Organic Chemistry at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (working group Prof. Dr. Daniel B. Werz) a doctoral position in the field of organic electrochemistry is to be filled with immediate effect. You should have a preparative interest and good knowledge of organic chemistry, as well as be committed and motivated. You can expect a dynamic group of medium size, excellently equipped and recently completely renovated laboratories, support tailored to your needs and an attractive scientific environment in an extremely livable classic university town. Remuneration is based on TVL 13 (50%). You should have a master's degree in chemistry or a comparable degree with a focus on organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry or catalysis. Since internship supervision is part of the associated teaching activity, written and spoken German skills are required. Please send your application (incl. CV and certificates) by email to Prof. Dr. Daniel B. Werz ( email@example.com ). Please summarize the documents in one pdf file. Further information on the work areas and current publications can be found here.
At the Institute for Organic Chemistry at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (working group Prof. Dr. Daniel B. Werz) there is a vacancy for a doctoral candidate in the field of organic dye/aromatic chemistry. You should have a preparative interest and good knowledge of organic chemistry, as well as be committed and motivated. You can expect a dynamic group of medium size, excellently equipped and recently completely renovated laboratories, support tailored to your needs and an attractive scientific environment in an extremely livable classic university town. Remuneration is based on TVL 13 (50%). You should have a master's degree in chemistry or a comparable degree with a focus on organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry or catalysis. Since internship supervision is part of the associated teaching activity, knowledge of German, both spoken and written, is mandatory. Please send your application (incl. CV and certificates) by email to Prof. Dr. Daniel B. Werz ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Please summarize the documents in one pdf file. Further information on the work areas and current publications can be found here.
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