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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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Job listing as of September 26, 2022

Doctoral position at the University of Stuttgart - The Institute for Materials Science, Department "Chemical Material Synthesis" is advertising a 50% position as a research assistant from November 1st, 2022, which is limited to 3 years and deals with the presentation of new mixed-conducting materials and the investigation of them catalytic properties concerned. The opportunity for a doctorate is given. Requirements: Master's degree in materials science or chemistry, basic knowledge of materials synthesis and characterization, good communication skills in English or German. Please send your complete application including CV, certificates and letter of motivation in digital form to Prof. Dr. Oliver Clemens, University of Stuttgart, Institute of Materials Science, Department of Chemical Materials Synthesis, email: oliver.clemens@imw.uni-stuttgart.de. You can find the complete tender text here.

PhD position in the area of surface organometallic chemistry in the Chemistry Department at the University of Basel, Switzerland. The research group headed by Prof. Murielle Delley is looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate starting as early as December 1, 2022 or later upon agreement. The PhD position focuses on electric field-assisted catalysis by immobilized molecular complexes. The student will become a member of the National Center of Competence in Research in Molecular Systems Engineering. Research activities are highly interdisciplinary and include the synthesis of inorganic complexes, surface chemistry, advanced spectroscopy, and catalysis. Candidates should recently have obtained an MSc degree in chemistry or a related discipline, and ideally a strong background of inorganic or organometallic chemistry, or catalysis. Send your application: cover letter, CV, copy of MSc diploma, contact details of 3 referees, to Prof. Murielle Delley, Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Switzerland, murielle.delley@unibas.ch. Please also see link for further details here.

At the TU Dortmund University , the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the Chair of Bioinorganic Chemistry (Prof. Dr. G. Clever) has a position for a scientific employee (postdoc, m/f /d) to be filled on a temporary basis (TV-L 13, 100%). Requirement profile: University degree including doctorate in chemistry, chemical biology or a related subject; Experience in multi-step synthesis, chromatography and product characterization (NMR); Knowledge of phosphoramidite chemistry, DNA solid phase synthesis, HPLC or gel electrophoresis and CD spectroscopy desirable; Experience in DNA protein binding studies would be an advantage. team, communication and leadership skills; knowledge of english Responsibilities: The postdoc project is in the field of synthesis and investigation of modified DNA G-quadruplex structures. Detailed tender text here. Please send your complete application documents to Dr. G. Trötscher-Kaus, Faculty CCB/AC, 44221 Dortmund or by email (one pdf file) to gabriele.troetscher-kaus@tu-dortmund.de.

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna to 30.08.2027. Reference number: 13580. Research group: Headed by Christian FW Becker, the Institute of Biological Chemistry (IBC) is one of the largest centers for peptide and protein chemistry in Austria (founded in 2011). It combines chemical approaches, such as solid phase peptide synthesis, with biotechnological approaches in order to produce site-specifically modified proteins and protein-polymer conjugates. Duration of employment: 4 year/s. Extent of employment: 40 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. For more information and to apply - please visit Moritz Schlick early-career Postdoc Program here. The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Theoretical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna. Reference number: 13584. The González research group 's focus is driven by understanding chemical phenomena using contemporary computational and theoretical methods. A Postdoc position is available for an early stage researcher at the University of Vienna, Austria, in the field of quantum computing for excited state chemistry and chemical dynamics. This is a 4 year postdoc position with the option to extend it for a further 2 years after a successful internal interim evaluation. For more information and to apply - please visit Moritz Schlick early-career Postdoc Program here. Duration of employment: 4 year/s. Extent of employment: 40 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. Research field: Chemistry / Theoretical Chemistry. Education: University - Chemistry / Theoretical Chemistry. Languages: English - excellent knowledge, German - very good knowledge. Computer skills: Programming language (FORTRAN/C/C++), operating system knowledge (Linux).

University Assistant (postdoc) at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna. Reference number: 13611. General Description (research group): The current research focus of the ultrafast and nonlinear spectroscopy group of Ellen Backus in the department of physical chemistry is on understanding the structure and dynamics of interfaces with a focus on water. Duration of employment: 4 year/s. Extent of employment: 40 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. Research fields: Chemistry / Physical Chemistry. Education: University / Chemistry / Biochemistry. Languages: German - Good knowledge / English: Very good knowledge. Computer Skills: MS Office - Basic knowledge. For more information and to apply - please visit Moritz Schlick early-career Postdoc Program here. The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

At the Faculty of Chemistry / Inorganic Chemistry and Structural Chemistry at Bielefeld University, a doctoral position is to be filled from December 1st, 2022 until January 31st, 2026. Your tasks will include carrying out preparative work on the subject of "frustrated Lewis pairs with multiple acid and base functions", the spectroscopic and structural analysis characterization of new compounds, documenting the results and preparing publications and teaching (seminars, internship supervision). You have completed a scientific university degree (Diplom/M. Sc. in chemistry / 1st state examination for teaching chemistry for secondary school II) and have in-depth theoretical knowledge of inorganic and organometallic chemistry. Experience in performing quantum chemical calculations and analyzes is an advantage. If you have good written and spoken English and very good German language skills, please send your complete application documents by e-mail in one pdf document to mitzel@uni-bielefeld.de by October 4th, 2022. Our offer: Remuneration according to E13 TV-L (§ 2 Para. 1 Clause 1 WissZeitVG), company supplementary pension (VBL), part-time 67%, internal and external training opportunities, numerous health, advice and prevention offers, fixed place of work (Bielefeld) without travel, compatibility of family and work, flexible working hours and much more.

A doctoral position ("university assistant" for 4 years, 40 h/week) is to be filled at the Institute of Organic Chemistry at TU Graz/A from December 1st, 2022. Admission requirements: Completed master’s or diploma degree in chemistry or technical chemistry. Desired qualifications: Excellent knowledge of organic synthesis. Experience working with protective gas techniques and homogeneous catalysis with metal complexes, especially the synthesis of phosphorus ligands. First teaching experiences. Social skills and teamwork. High motivation and commitment in the area of teaching and in the area of scientific work. Tasks: Exercises on the VO organic chemistry - teaching. Laboratory exercises in the area of responsibility of the institute - teaching. Project laboratories chemistry - teaching. Research in the field of organic synthesis and chemical biology. writing a dissertation. Participation in research projects. Administrative tasks. Salary: We offer a full-time gross annual salary of at least €42,820.40, overpayment possible depending on qualifications and experience. Application, curriculum vitae and other documents should be sent to Graz University of Technology, Dean of the Faculty of technical chemistry, Process Engineering and biotechnology, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Chem. Dr.rer.nat. Frank Uhlig, Stremayrgasse 9/IV, 8010 Graz, (preferably electronically to jobs.tcvb@tugraz.at ) and must be received by the end of the application period at the latest. End of the application period: October 12th, 2022.

The Institute of Biochemistry at the University of Greifswald, working group group Electrobiochemistry (Prof. Uwe Schröder) is looking for a PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of bioelectrochemistry as soon as possible. Salary group 13 TV-L Wissenschaft, limited to 36 months / part-time employment (66.67 percent). Microbial electrochemistry allows the development of novel technologies for sustainable material and energy conversion. The efficiency of the bioelectrochemical processes depends strongly on the nature and speed of the electron transfer between the microorganism and the electrode. Sulfur compounds can play an important role in this electron transfer, among other things intentionally as electron transfer mediators, but also (undesirably) in the formation of passivating surface layers. The main focus of this doctoral project is to better understand the role of sulfur compounds in extracellular electron transfer and thus to be able to tailor bioelectrochemical processes. The advertised position should be dedicated to a systematic experimental elucidation of the influence and reaction mechanisms of sulfur and sulfur compounds on electron transfer in bioelectrochemical systems. The focus here is on the application of electrochemical methods in combination with microbial work. You can find the complete job advertisement here. Applications should be sent by email to Prof. Uwe Schröder: uwe.schroeder@uni-greifswald.de. The application deadline is October 9th, 2022.

Job listing as of September 19, 2022

1 open PhD position in MSCA-COFUND Doctoral Program "ENROL" - Engineering for Life Sciences. ENROL is an interdisciplinary Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND doctoral program at Technische Universität Wien that is set up to educate and train a new generation of high achieving early stage researchers (ESRs) to study and develop novel technologies and engineering solutions for the life sciences. ENROL is set out for a total duration of 5 years (60 months) with a 3-year (36 months) employment contract for the ESRs. ENROL's long-term goal is to empower ESRs to become future leaders in academia and industry, as well as entrepreneurs capable of setting up their own spin-off companies. The education philosophy of ENROL is based on creativity, curiosity, ability, and passion. Application must be submitted through the TUW job portal from September 22, 2022 until November 6, 2022. More information can be found here.

University of Basel (Switzerland), Department of Chemistry, PhD position in synthetic chemistry and advanced NMR spectroscopy. A four-year PhD position (100%) is available in the research group of Prof. Dr. Daniel Haeussinger. We are looking for an enthusiastic synthetic chemist who is eager to learn advanced 2D and 3D NMR methods in the field of small molecules as well as proteins and nucleic acids. Your task will be the design and synthesis of new chelators for lanthanoid cations and their application as spin labels for biomolecular NMR. We offer an exciting research project, a small team of four PhD students with a good working atmosphere, excellent equipment (7 NMR instruments, 250 – 600 MHz), attractive Swiss salaries, and a city with a high quality of life. The deadline for applications is October 14th. Are you interested? Please contact: daniel.haeussinger@unibas.ch. Click here for further information.

Fast-track experimental vibrational spectroscopy PhD project in Göttingen (3 years, 65% E13 T-VL, start in January 2023) in the field of theory benchmarking within a cooperative environment (research training group BENCh). If you are interested in actively developing, extending and critically testing an experimental database for the micro-hydration of organic molecules in the group of M. Suhm, using unique gas-recycling slit-jet spectrometers, and if you like to carry out your PhD research in a network of benchmark-oriented, internationally outreaching doctoral researchers covering spectroscopy, theory and synthesis, please check the full advertisement here (ID:1268) or here and apply with a single PDF file to bench_applications@uni-goettingen.de (copy to M. Suhm msuhm@gwdg.de ) as soon as possible (before mid-October). Proficiency in English and experience with vibrational spectroscopy or cold molecules is highly welcome, a Masters degree in Chemistry or Physics is expected.

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d), EG 13 TV-H, temporary, full time (currently 40 hours per week). The vacant position in the group of Prof. Dr. Ulrich Siemeling (Organometallic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, University of Kassel, Germany) is to be filled as soon as possible. The position is currently limited to a period of 2 years. Responsibilities: active collaborative participation in research and teaching in the Organometallic Chemistry group; independent research work in a subarea of the chemistry of ferrocene-based N-heterocyclic carbenes and tetrylenes. Requirements: Master's degree in Chemistry with above-average final grade, obtained at an internationally recognized university; postgraduate degree at PhD level (or any other equivalent foreign degree) in the area of preparative molecular chemistry; extensive experience in handling air- and moisture-sensitive compounds (Schlenk, glove-box, and cannula techniques); high proficiency in spoken and written English. Further information: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Siemeling, e-mail: siemeling@uni-kassel.de, phone: +49 561 804 4576. The complete job advertisement text may be accessed here.

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna. (3 years / 40 hours/week). Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. Job Description: This position is ideal for an ambitious scientist with a background in computational (systems) biology, bioinformatics, data science and/or mathematics. Additionally we expect active participation in research, teaching and administration. Profile: - PhD in (computational) systems biology, bio informatics, data science or related subjects; Good communication and the ability to work in a team; Strong programming experience, ideally Python or R; Proven ability to publish in top international journals; Excellent spoken and written English. Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna no later than 05.10.2022, mentioning reference number 13567. For further information please contact Zanghellini, Jürgen +43-1-4277-52306, Danek, Theodora +43-1-4277-52340.

A 3 years PhD position is available immediately at the Université de Lorraine and the Universität Wien to investigate DNA photosensitization. The work is part of a collaborative project (co-tutelle) between Leticia Gonzalez (University of Vienna), Antonio Monari (Univerité Paris-Cité), and Jean Christophe Tremblay (Université de Lorraine) and it is funded by Lorraine Université d'Excellence ( LUE). The chosen candidate will spend half the time in France and in Austria. The position will focus on the simulation of photoinduced dynamics in DNA through excitation of environmentally sensitive chromophores, such as palmatine, or Trojan horses nucleaobases. The multiscale treatment of such processes will be achieved through state-hopping dynamics simulations, where inclusion of environmental effects will be described using the hybrid-QM/MM methodology implemented in the SHARC code. Highly motivated candidates who have a Master's degree in theoretical chemistry, chemical physics or a related field are encouraged to contact one of us via email ( antonio.monari@u-paris.fr, leticia.gonzalez@univie.ac.at, jean -christophe.tremblay@univ-lorraine.fr ) for informal enquiries. In order to apply, please send a CV, motivation letter, transcript of degree certificates and grades, as well as the contact details of at least two referees to jean-christophe.tremblay@univ-lorraine.fr.

Job listing as of September 12, 2022

Chemnitz University of Technology - PostDoc position - heterogeneous catalysis. A two-year PostDoc position on intermetallic compounds in heterogeneous catalysis is available in the Materials for Innovative Energy Concepts group (Prof. Dr. Marc Armbrüster). Your tasks comprise the synthesis and characterization of intermetallic catalytic materials, which will then be used to derive reliable structure-property relationships in the selective hydrogenation of α,β-unsaturated aldehydes. Our team is embedded in numerous interdisciplinary cooperations and technology transfer to industry plays an important part. A strong background in solid state chemistry and/or heterogeneous catalysis, with emphasis on synthetic aspects and characterisation, is advantageous. More information can be found here. Deadline for applications: October 10, 2022.

Doctoral candidates wanted at the Chair of Catalytic Interface Research (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg): New concepts in catalysis - operando spectroscopy, microscopy, electrochemistry, surface science. We are looking for committed, team-oriented employees with an interest in chemical interface processes. We research innovative model systems in catalysis (e.g. renewable energies) 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 field is not mandatory for applicants for a doctoral position. Remuneration according to TV-L. Send the application documents to: Prof. Dr. Jörg Libuda ( joerg.libuda@fau.de ). The full call for proposals for applications can be found here.

We are looking for a doctoral student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or comparable to join our team in the "Chemical and Optical Sensor Technology" department in Berlin-Adlershof by December 1, 2022. salary group 13 TVöD; Temporary contract for 36 months. The working time is 65%. The Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) is a scientific and technical federal authority based in Berlin. As a departmental research facility of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection, we research, test and advise on the protection of people, the environment and property. The focus of our activities in materials science, engineering and chemistry is the technical safety of products and processes. Your tasks: Development of a biosensor for the mobile detection of explosives in the air Design and implementation of a system for gas phase sampling. Your qualifications: University degree (master's/diploma) in chemistry, preferably physical chemistry, instrumental analysis or a related subject; Extensive knowledge and considerable experience in experimental physical chemistry and instrumental analysis, especially with optical methods. Technical questions about this position will be answered by Dr. Rurack on the phone number +49 30 8104 1190 or by e-mail at Knut.Rurack@bam.de. Link to job posting here.

We are looking for a doctoral student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry, analytical chemistry, spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy or comparable to join our team in the "Instrumental Analysis" department in Berlin-Adlershof on December 1, 2022. salary group 13 TVöD; Temporary contract for 36 months. The working time is 65%. The Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) is a scientific and technical federal authority based in Berlin. As a departmental research facility of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection, we research, test and advise on the protection of people, the environment and property. The focus of our activities in materials science, engineering and chemistry is the technical safety of products and processes. Your tasks: IE2209 - "Pulsed UV difference excitation Raman spectroscopy for rapid biofilm imaging and real-time single particle microplastic identification"; Construction of instruments for Raman spectroscopy with pulsed laser excitation with one or two alternating wavelengths in the ultraviolet range. Your qualifications: Successfully completed university degree (master's/diploma) in one of the above subjects; Interest in applied research in an interdisciplinary field. Technical questions about this position will be answered by Dr. Schmid on the phone number +49 30 8104-5930 or by e-mail at Thomas.Schmid@bam.de. Link to job posting here.

We are looking for a PhD student (m/f/d) in chemistry or comparable to join our team in Department 2.6 "Testing and Evaluation of Explosives/Pyrotechnics" in Berlin-Steglitz as soon as possible. Salary group 13 TVöD, fixed-term contract for 36 months. The working hours are based on the specifications of the DFG (65% of the collectively agreed working hours). The Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) is a scientific and technical federal authority based in Berlin. As a departmental research facility of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection, we research, test and advise on the protection of people, the environment and property. The focus of our activities in materials science, engineering and chemistry is the technical safety of products and processes. Your tasks: Investigation of mechanisms for initiation of energetic materials by electrostatic discharge in a new series of environmentally friendly explosives. Your qualifications: Successfully completed scientific university degree (master/diploma) in the field of chemistry or comparable; Relevant experience in organic synthesis is required. Technical questions about this position will be answered by Dr. Witkowski on the phone number +49 30 8104-4562 or by e-mail at Tomasz.Witkowski@bam.de or Dr. Dudek on the phone number +49 30 8104-1260 or by e-mail at Gabriele.Dudek@bam.de. Link to job posting here.

The Institute of Biochemistry at the University of Greifswald, working group group Prof. Uwe Schröder, is looking for a PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or comparable as soon as possible. Salary group 13 TV-L Wissenschaft, limited to 36 months / part-time employment (67 per cent). Are you interested in research into sustainable material and energy conversion? This research is the core of our working group. Among other things, we deal with the electrochemical conversion of biogenic molecules for the sustainable production of regenerative platform chemicals and fuels. The advertised doctoral position is also located in this environment. In a joint project with Michigan State University, we are working on new strategies for generating regenerative liquid energy storage devices through electrochemical hydrogenation of biogenic raw materials. The aim of the project is, among other things, to gain a deeper mechanistic understanding of the electrochemical synthesis paths. The advertised position should be dedicated to a systematic experimental elucidation of the reaction mechanisms of the electrochemical hydrogenation of biogenic starting materials. The focus here is on the application of electrochemical coupling methods. Close cooperation with the project partners from Michigan State University is expected. You can find the complete job advertisement here. Applications should be sent by email to Prof. Uwe Schröder: uwe.schroeder@uni-greifswald.de. The application deadline is September 30, 2022.

We are looking for a doctoral student (m/f/d) in the field of "Recycling of waste containing carbon fibers" to strengthen our team in the "Thermal residue treatment and recycling" department in Berlin-Adlershof as soon as possible. Salary group 13 TVöD, fixed-term contract for 36 months. The working time is 65% of the collectively agreed working time. The Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) is a scientific and technical federal authority based in Berlin. As a departmental research facility of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection, we research, test and advise on the protection of people, the environment and property. The focus of our activities in materials science, engineering and chemistry is the technical safety of products and processes. Your tasks: As part of an AiF research project, BAM is developing solutions for the safe and sustainable recycling of waste containing carbon fibers in close cooperation with partners from industry and research. In this context, a doctoral position is to be filled with the following focal points: Utilization of CFRP waste in pyrometallurgy (AiF project CF Pyro). Your qualifications: Successfully completed university studies (diploma/master) in chemistry or a related subject with at least the grade good. Technical questions about this position will be answered by Dr. Christian Adam on the phone number +49 30 8104-5670 or by e-mail at Christian.Adam@bam.de. Link to job posting here.

Job listing as of September 5, 2022

Two PhD positions in organometallic chemistry at the Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry of the TU Braunschweig. The research group headed by Prof. Marc Walter is looking for highly motivated PhD candidates starting as early as October 01, 2022 or later upon agreement. The PhD positions focus on the synthesis and application of (a) innovative bi- and tridentate or (b) pentadienyl ligands in the activation and functionalization of small molecules and catalysis. Research stays (up to 3 months) with cooperation partners abroad are possible during the doctorate. Candidates should recently have obtained an MSc degree in chemistry with a specialization in inorganic chemistry. Desired qualifications: Excellent knowledge of synthetic organic and organometallic chemistry. Experience in working with air and moisture sensitive samples. Familiarity with modern spectroscopic methods for the structural characterization of organic and organometallic molecules. Social competence and the ability to work in a team. Please send your application: cover letter, CV, copy of BSc and MSc certificates, to Prof. Marc Walter ( mwalter@tu-bs.de ).

At the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology at Saarland University in the field of organic chemistry II, a doctoral position (m/f/d) for 3 years is to be filled as soon as possible. In an interdisciplinary project involving botanists and chemists, you will isolate components from desert plants and elucidate their structures. Your tasks will also include supervising students doing their basic internship in organic chemistry. You should have a master's degree in chemistry (university or technical college) or a comparable degree in food chemistry or pharmacy and be very interested in natural product chemistry and enjoy working in the laboratory. In your thesis, you have already gained initial experience in isolating substances using chromatographic methods (TLC, flash chromatography, HPLC, LC-MS) and have basic knowledge of one- and two-dimensional NMR spectroscopy to determine the structure of organic molecules. The most modern laboratory equipment is available for your work and you can expect a small team with nice colleagues and very good support. Did this pique your interest? Then please send your application documents (all in one PDF file, please) by November 15, 2022, stating the subject "Natural Substance Analysis" to j.jauch@mx.uni-saarland.de. The full call for proposals for applications can be found here.

PhD Position for Organic Synthesis and Catalysis at TU Chemnitz (research group of Prof. Johannes Teichert). The Teichert group is interested in method development for synthetic molecular chemistry as well as in the preparation and study of complex hydrocarbon frameworks. In particular, we are interested in transition metal catalysis with 3d metals and new synthetic methodology revolving around the catalytic activation of H2 and atom economic bond forming reactions. Also, we prepare and study new homoaromatic compounds and photoswitches. If you are interested in organic chemistry and catalysis and you hold a master's degree (or are in the process of finishing) in chemistry, consider applying for the PhD position at TU Chemnitz. We are looking for a motivated PhD candidate to join our team and work with us in our research projects. The position is for at least three years, salary scale TV-L E13 (50%). Applicants should have a very good master's degree and have practical experience in synthetic molecular chemistry, especially with working under inert conditions. Ideally, applicants have international experience and are passionate about teaching. The Teichert group is a newly established group at TU Chemnitz, in a young and dynamic environment. If you are interested, please send application documents (motivation letter, CV, transcripts) to Johannes Teichert ( johannes.teichert@chemie.tu.chemnitz.de ). Application deadline is September 16, 2022, but early applications are encouraged.

Job listing as of August 29, 2022

At the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy at the University of Leipzig, two postdoc positions (m/f/d) are to be filled from October 1st, 2022 and limited until September 30th, 2025. In a BMBF-funded project, you will work on the development of operando methods for studying solid-gas reactions. Tasks include leading instrumental development activities, implementation on neutron diffractometers, conducting laboratory-based in situ experiments and supporting users. You have completed a scientific university degree and doctorate in chemistry, physics or related fields, experience with neutron diffraction, very good knowledge of English, solid state chemistry and catalysis. Please send your application documents with the usual documents, quoting reference number 261/2022, in a PDF file to holger.kohlmann@uni-leipzig.de by September 20, 2022. The full call for proposals for applications can be found here.

At the Institute for Optics and Atomic physics of the TU Berlin (Prof. Otto Dopfer) a postdoctoral position (E13/E14 TV-L) with the possibility of a habilitation is available immediately for a period of 5 years. Responsibilities: Participation in teaching in the field of experimental physics; in research in the field of spectroscopy for the characterization of molecules, clusters and nanoparticles in the gas phase, with relevance for new materials, biophysics, catalysis, atmospheric and astrochemistry, plasmas, chemical reaction mechanisms. Requirements: PhD in physics or chemistry; Ability to conduct independent and responsible research; Experiences in the following areas are desirable: construction of measuring equipment, lasers, optics, molecular spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, vacuum technology. Please send your application with the usual documents in a single file to dopfer@physik.tu-berlin.de. The selection of applicants begins on September 16, 2022 and ends when the position is filled.

At the TU Darmstadt, a doctoral position (50%) on the topic "Construction of encoded libraries of peptides and peptide analogues as stabilizing binding partners for proteins" is to be filled as soon as possible as part of the LOEWE focus TRABITA. Do you have experience in the field of organic synthesis? Do you enjoy tricky analytical questions such as mass spectrometric peptide sequencing? Are you interested in chemical tools to control protein function? Then the following position is something for you! The focus is on the synthesis and sequencing of so-called encoded libraries, in which the sequence of a linear molecule inside the particle encodes the structure of a branched or cyclic molecule on the particle surface. Encoded combinatorial libraries will be constructed based on known binding motifs and screened for binding partners for the model protein FKBP51, an immunophilin that regulates hormone receptor signaling. The structure of these binding molecules then has to be decoded in order to study their binding to the target protein, specificity and biological activity. You can find more information under the following link. The application deadline is 09/18/22.

JLU Gießen, Food Sciences, Prof. Dr. G. Morlock, research associate (m/f/d) with a research focus on food analysis, 50% E 13 TV-H (temporary). Tasks: Own scientific and university didactic qualification (e.g. doctorate), scientific services in research and teaching according to § 72 HessHG. Establishment of systems for the analysis of active ingredients and natural substances in plant and other foods and consumer goods. Supervision of theses. Assumption of teaching tasks in accordance with the teaching obligation regulation of the state of Hesse (participation in the modules food chemistry internship and nutritional science internship). Requirement profile: Completed scientific university degree in food chemistry, pharmacy, chemistry, nutritional science or a related natural science with an analytical focus (diploma, state examination or MSc). Knowledge of the use and maintenance of high-performance analytical equipment (such as HRMS, HPLC-MS, HPTLC). Willingness to familiarize yourself and the ability to work in a team are required. Good knowledge of the English language. Experience in the field of publication of scientific research results. Apply using our online form by September 22, 2022, stating the reference number 577/09. We look forward to receiving your application. You can find the full job posting here.

At the Thünen Institute for Wood Research at the Barsbüttel location, a position as a research assistant (m/f/d) (full-time, TVÖD E13) is to be filled as soon as possible until September 30th, 2025. The project is about the development of bio-based and formaldehyde-free adhesives. The aim is to produce bio-based pre-polymers from different biopolymers and innovative crosslinkers. From this, adhesive formulations are developed and tested for the bonding of wood-based and other raw materials. The project is funded by the FNR and is carried out in cooperation with two industrial partners. Applicants should have completed a university degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or related fields, preferably with a doctorate. The requirement profile includes: in-depth knowledge of analytical and synthetic organic chemistry as well as polymer chemistry, experience in dealing with synthesis reactors and an interest in the use of renewable raw materials for the production of high-quality materials. Willingness to familiarize yourself and the ability to work in a team, as well as working independently and on your own responsibility are required. More details can be found in the official call for proposals for entries here. Please send applications with a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates, stating the code 2022-244-HF, as a PDF document by e-mail to hf@thuenen.de by September 30th, 2022 at the latest.

Job listing as of August 22, 2022

The Institutes of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Prague offer a four-year PhD studentship in the Jahn and Coughlin groups (100%, CAS Tariff) starting in Fall 2022. The interdisciplinary project aims at Analysis and total synthesis of compounds found in ancient Egyptian and Greek perfumery. You must hold a M.Sc. degree in organic chemistry, have very good theoretical knowledge, excellent expertise in organic structure elucidation and creative lab experience to master interdisciplinary collaboration and historical context. You are motivated and have very good oral and written English communication skills. You will work at an excellent European institution with state-of-the-art facilities in an international group of chemists, egyptologists, and historians. Prague offers a stimulating atmosphere to accomplish your goals and is an excellent place to live. Please send a motivation letter, CV, graduation certificates and transcripts of records to Dr. Ullrich Jahn, jahn@uochb.cas.cz. More info here.

PhD Position for Organic Synthesis at TU Dortmund University (work group of JProf. Dr. Max Hansmann). You hold (or are in the process of finishing) a master's degree in chemistry and you are interested in organic chemistry then consider applying for a PhD position at TU Dortmund University. Our group is working in the area of unusual, typically air-sensitive and reactive organic molecules, such as organic radicals, polarized olefins or fleeting intermediates. Additionally, our group is strongly interested in developing novel organic redox systems and applying them in electro-, or photochemistry. We are looking for a motivated PhD candidate to join our team and work in one of these areas of research. The PhD position is for at least 3 years, salary scale TV-L E13 (50%). Applicants should have an excellent Master degree in chemistry and practical experience in organic and/or inorganic synthesis with an interest in molecular chemistry. The Hansmann group in Dortmund is a young junior research group, with the advantage of close mentoring and excellent infrastructure. For more information, please visit here. Applications with the usual documents (motivation letter, CV, transcripts) to max.hansmann@tu-dortmund.de. Application deadline is October 2nd, 2022, but early applications are encouraged.

A PhD position at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - The “Nanophotonics for Energy” division (Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)) is currently looking to employ a PhD candidate to expand its capabilities within our “Materials for Spectral Conversion” group based around “Solar-driven degradation of water-borne micropollutants via novel photocatalytic polymer membranes with active porphyrin surface layer”. The responsibility of the PhD student will include: synthesis of fluorinated porphyrins with different coordinating metals and different pyrrole cores; chemical grafting of fluorinated porphyrins on commercial PVDF and PTFE membranes and characterization of their photocatalytic activity related to degradation of trace amount of hormones; characterization of new photocatalytic membranes using methods of NMR, mass-spectrometry, XRD, TGA, Raman/FTIR, electron microscopy, etc. Candidates should have a Master of Science degree or equivalent in a relevant field of chemistry and have initial experience in one or more of the following: organic synthesis, polymer modification, photochemistry. Candidates should be inquisitive, self-motivated, enthusiastic about science and willing to work in an international, interdisciplinary team. Applications will close September 30, 2022. Start Date: November 1, 2022. Duration: 3 years. Salary: Remuneration shall be based on the Collective Agreement for the Public Service Sector. Contact: Prof. Dr. Bryce S Richards, Email: bryce.richards@kit.edu.

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Deadline for advertisements in the "Nachrichten aus der Chemie"

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"News" issue 11/2022

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"News" issue 12/2022

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