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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 May 23, 2022

Joint PhD position Université Grenoble Alpes and Swansea University. We are looking for ambitious and mobile applicants for an interdisciplinary collaborative project in which enzyme biochemistry and bioelectrochemistry (Dr. Le Goff and Dr. Cavazza in Grenoble) are combined with solvent design, materials synthesis and photocatalysis (Dr. Kühnel in Swansea) to generate natural enzymes for production of solar fuels. Desired qualification: Master's degree in chemistry or a comparable university courses and knowledge of English (at least IELTS 6.5). Experience in the field of electrochemistry and/or with the engineering/handling of enzymes is an advantage. The closing date for entries is June 6th, 2022. You can find the full job posting here.

The Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering (IOM) in Leipzig invites applications for: PhD student (m/f/d) for 3 years (67%). The research team of PD Dr. Kahnt, assigned to the "Hertz Electron Beam Laboratory" is looking for a PhD student starting within 2022. The position is part of the DFG funded project "Photo-Induced Multiple-State Switching of Polyoxometalate-Chromophore Hybrid Compounds: Charge- vs. Resistive -based Data Storage" and is limited to 36 months, corresponding to the duration of the project. The PhD student will mainly conduct studies on the electrochemical, photochemical and radiation chemical properties of novel polyoxometalates and chromophores as well as on polyoxometalatechromophore hybrids by steady state and time-resolved spectroscopic methods with a particular focus on laser photolysis and electron pulse radiolysis. Please apply before June 13th, 2022 at bewerbung@iom-leipzig.de using ID 06-T820.00AK. Further details can be found here.

At the Institute for Food Science and Human Nutrition at the Leibniz Universität Hannover, a postdoc position (m/f/d; (EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 100%) is to be filled initially for 3 years on August 1st, 2022. There is the possibility of habilitation We are looking for a postdoc to support the working group in the field of food chemistry and analysis. Your tasks: Identification and quantification of plant secondary metabolites using and HPLC-PDA and mass spectrometry (LC-MS, LC-IMS); cell culture and molecular biology ( PCR; western blotting); independent software-supported data analysis and documentation; raising third-party funds; publication activities. For further information see here. your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, certificates, summary of the doctoral thesis including range of methods and optional contact details of two references ) electronically as a coherent PDF document to esatbey by June 14, 2022 oglu@lw.uni-hannover.de.

At the Institute for Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, a doctoral position is available from October 1st, 2022. For a research project in the field of epigenetic drug research (e.g. development of histone deacetylase inhibitors) and targeted protein degradation by e.g. HDAC-PROTACs and AUTACs, the Kurz working group is looking for a doctoral student according to TV-L E13 (at least 50 years old) from October 1st, 2022 % Job). The PhD project covers the design, synthesis and analytical characterization of small bioactive molecules. Requirements for employment: a degree in pharmacy, a master's degree in chemistry, chemical biology or biochemistry and experience in the field of organic synthesis. In addition, knowledge in the analytical field (eg HPLC, NMR, MS) and the ability to work interdisciplinary are required. Please send your application with the usual documents to Prof. Dr. Thomas Kurz ( thomas.kurz@hhu.de ).

A PhD position (m/f/d, 67% E13, 3 years) is available at the Institute for Physical Chemistry, Heidelberg University. We are looking for a highly motivated student to work on an interdisciplinary project with the goal to develop and understand printable and flexible sensors based on 3D-networks of carbon nanotubes and polymer semiconductors. The project includes material and device processing, optical, electrical and electrochemical characterization, and designing new sensors based on electrochemical transistors. You hold a Master's degree in physical chemistry, materials science or nanotechnology. Hands-on experience with spectroscopy, electrochemistry or nanomaterials is helpful. You are curious, self-motivated and you like to work at the boundaries of disciplines. Fluency in English and excellent communication skills are essential. We offer an international, collaborative and friendly work environment with state-of-the-art equipment. Please send your complete application documents to: Prof. J. Zaumseil, zaumseil@uni-heidelberg.de, visit our website here.

1 PhD student (67% TV-L E 13) - The Institute of Chemistry at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg (Chemical Technology 1 - Prof. Dr. M. Wark - Photocatalysis & Sustainable Use of Materials) is looking for a PhD candidate for the DFG-funded project: "Surface engineered metal Nitrides for genuine nitrogen Reduction - SuNRed" for a period of 3 years. Tasks: (i) synthesis of metal (oxy)nitrides as well as carbon nitrides via structure-directed electrochemical deposition and/or microwave-assisted solvothermal processes plus nitriding, (ii) photo-electrochemical and structural characterization of the synthesized materials, and ( iii) colorimetric-spectroscopic or NMR-spectroscopic analysis of the products of N2 reduction. Your profile: "very good" university degree in chemistry or materials science, practical experience in photo- or electrocatalysis as well as preparation and characterization of (porous) solids (methods: XRD, gas adsorption, UV-Vis, XPS, solid-state NMR), very good knowledge of German and English. Teaching experience in ?Chemical Technology? is welcome. Apply by June 19, 2022 as one PDF document to: nicole.lenkering@uol.de.

PhD position in the field of analytical chemistry in the area of chemical lab-on-a-chip technology. At the Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the University of Leipzig, working group Prof. Belder, the position of a scientific researcher is available for a limited period of 3 years (E13 TV-L, 50%). The PhD thesis deals with the development of microfluidic devices, preferably made of fused silica with the technology of Selective Laser Etching (SLE) and their application in lab-on-a-chip technology. The aim of the work is the development of a technology to combine different functionalities of a chemical laboratory, such as reactors, separators and analyzers, in order to create integrated chemical micro-laboratories in which chemical processes can be analyzed and controlled in real time. Requirements profile: Completed scientific university studies in chemistry or related engineering sciences. We are looking for an enthusiastic young scientist with team spirit and pleasure in technical developments. Knowledge in application in analytical chemistry, microfabrication technology, CAD, 3D printing, microfluidics and/or flow-through chemical synthesis is desired. Please send your application by June 30, 2022 with the usual documents (Master/Diploma certificate, short CV and letter of motivation) preferably by e-mail to Prof. D. Belder, belder@uni-leipzig.de.

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Physiological Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna to 06/30/2026 (30 hours/week). Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. Job Description: Cultivation of organoids - application of molecular biological experiment and gene expression analyzes - fluorescence and confocal microscopy - chemical-analytical tasks (HPLC, ICP-MS) - biostatistical analyzes and writing scientific publications - participation in experiments with animals and clinical human studies ? Participation in research, teaching and administration - we expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement. Profile: Completion of a master's degree in nutritional sciences or similar master's degree - experience in conducting experiments in the field of molecular biology - expertise in gene expression analyzes and cell culture techniques - basic knowledge in fluorescence and confocal microscopy - experience in cultivating organoids. Further information here. Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna no later than 26.05.2022, mentioning reference number 13054. For further information please contact Bartl, Brigitte +43-1-4277-70601, Mistlberger-Reiner, Agnes +43-1-4277-70634.

2 PhD positions available (three years, TVL, 65%) in the Laboratory of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry (AG Prof. US Schubert) of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU Jena). Firstly, we seek for a PhD candidate with a strong background in organic and/or macromolecular chemistry as well as high interest in polymer physics to synthesize metallopolymers within a German-Russian collaboration, co-funded by the DFG and the RFBR. It is intended to study the polyelectrolyte-like properties of the materials at the partner institution in Russia (Prof. NV Tsvetkov, SPbU). Secondly, metal complexes with increased excited-state basicity will be synthesized in a project, which is a part of DFG's Priority Program "Light-controlled reactivity of metal complexes" (SPP2102-LCRMC). The PhD candidate requires a strong background in organic and coordination chemistry. The project involves an intense in-house collaboration with the group of Prof. B. Dietzek, thus high interest in photophysical chemistry is further anticipated. A high degree of team spirit, scientific curiosity and fluency in English are expected. The start for the successful applicants, which require a M.Sc. degree in Chemistry (or comparable), is at the earliest date possible. Please send your full application mentioning the respective reference number 186/2022 (until June 12th 2022) or 187/2022 (until June 18th 2022) to jobs@schubert-group.de. Further information can be found on the homepage of the Schubert group here.

Job listing as of May 16, 2022

know Employee (d/m/f) - 67% working time - salary group 13 TV-L Berlin universities. Task description: Participation in the DFG-funded project "Functionalization of Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents (NADES) by self-aggregation". Within the scope of this project, the aggregation behavior of surfactants and amphiphilic copolymers in deep eutectic solvents (DES) is to be investigated and how this controls the properties of the overall system. The focus here is on the investigation of fully biocompatible DES and the use of biosurfactants and biopolymers. You can find the full job posting here.

A PhD position (m/f/d, TV-L 13, 50%, 3 years) is available at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the Department of Bioactive and Functional Food Chemistry. The ImmunoSafe-CeD project is fully funded for three years by European Union's H2020 Research and Innovation Programme. Working techniques include LC-MS/MS (proteomics) and ELISA, as well as SDS-PAGE, RP- and GP-HPLC. The ideal candidate will have a very good degree in food chemistry, food technology, biochemistry, chemistry or related fields (state examination, diploma, master), sound basic knowledge of chromatographic methods, solid English and computer skills and a high level of commitment, curiosity and organizational skills. Please send your complete application documents (by e-mail) to: Prof. Dr. Katharina Scherf ( katharina.scherf@kit.edu ). Please visit our homepage for more information here.

In the laboratory for organic chemistry at the Technical University of Lübeck, a position as a research assistant (m/f/d) (50% salary group 13 TV-L, limited to three years) is to be filled as soon as possible. The possibility of an extension is sought. If you are scientifically qualified, you can do a doctorate at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Rostock. The topic is in the area of the development of sensors for environmentally relevant issues with a focus on the synthesis of organic functional building blocks. The prerequisite for employment is a university degree (diploma or master?s degree) in the field of chemistry or a comparable degree, preferably with a focus on preparative organic chemistry. Good German and English skills are also required. Further information on the advertised position can be found here. Applications are possible until June 8th, 2022, stating reference number 8.159, summarized in a PDF file to bewerbungen@th-luebeck.de.

PhD Candidate for Analytical Chemistry at the Joint Mass spectrometry Center of the University of Rostock and Helmholtz Munich (JMSC). The JMSC is seeking a motivated PhD student to work at Helmholtz Zentrum München. The candidate will investigate the impact of ship emission to the atmosphere as well as its deposition to the sea. Focus will be the chemical analysis of the Plume (Particulate Matter) with state-of-the art chromatographic and mass spectrometric instrumentation. Applicants should have a strong background in analytical chemistry, especially gas chromatography (hands-on experiences). The candidate will be responsible and involved for/in land and sea-based measurement campaigns/expeditions, physical and chemical sample preparation and analysis. A prerequisite is an excellent university degree in analytical chemistry and the willingness to do a cumulative doctorate. The DFG funded project is financed for 3 years. Further information and the possibility to apply online can be found on the homepage of the University of Rostock P91/2022. The application deadline is 05/29/2022.

Doctoral position (f/m/d, TV-L 13, 50%) at the Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry (IAAC) of the TU Braunschweig (working group Prof. Dr. Walter) to be filled as soon as possible. A master's degree in a German or international university courses in chemistry with a specialization in the field of inorganic chemistry is required. Desired qualifications: Excellent knowledge of synthetic organic and organometallic chemistry. Experience working with protective gas techniques. Familiarity with modern spectroscopic methods of structural characterization of organic and organometallic molecules. Social skills and teamwork. Tasks and requirements: Independent research work as part of a doctorate on the synthesis and use of innovative bi- and tridentate 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. Send your application with meaningful documents (CV, letter of motivation, copies of certificates) by June 15, 2020. The full job posting can be found here.

PhD position in the field of analytical chemistry with a focus on digital microfluidics and mass spectrometry. At the Institute for Analytical Chemistry at the University of Leipzig, working group Prof. Belder, the position of a research assistant is to be filled for a limited period of 3 years (E13 TV-L, 50%). The doctoral thesis deals with the combination of liquid chromatography and droplet microfluidics for use in chemical microlaboratories. The aim of the work is the development of a technology to analyze the chemical content of droplets on a digital microfluidic chip using mass spectrometry. Requirement profile: University degree, preferably in chemistry. We are looking for an enthusiastic young scientist with team spirit and who enjoys technical developments. Knowledge of the application of HPLC/MS, microfluidics and/or chemical synthesis in flow is desired. Please send your application by June 30th, 2022 with the usual documents (master?s/diploma certificate, short CV and letter of motivation) preferably by e-mail to Prof. Detlev Belder belder@uni-leipzig.de.

PhD student (m/f/d) in chromatin biochemistry. Starting date: August 1, 2022 or thereafter. Applications are invited for a PhD student position in the area of chromatin regulation and epigenetics in S. cerevisiae. The project entails biochemical and structural studies of heterochromatin components and their binding to nucleosomes as well as undergraduate teaching. Requirements: Masters degree in biology, biochemistry or related topic, proven experience in biochemistry and structural biology and good skills in German and English. We are looking for a highly motivated, creative and self-driven lab member. The position is offered with 2/3 part-time employment (E13 TV-L HU) for 3 years. Please send applications (including cover letter, curriculum vitae and relevant certificates; reference: AN/105/22 ) to the Humboldt University of Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences, Institute of Biology, Prof. Ehrenhofer-Murray, (headquarters: Philippstr. 13, Haus 22), Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably by e-mail in a single PDF file to ann.ehrenhofer-murray@hu-berlin.de. To ensure equality, applications from qualified women are particularly welcome. Severely disabled people will be given preference if they are equally qualified. Applications from people with a migration background are encouraged. Since we do not return your documents, we ask that you only enclose copies with your application. Deadline for applications: June 15, 2022.

Job list from May 09, 2022

Postdoc (m/f/d) at the Technical University of Munich. The PISA National Center at the ZIB at the TUM is looking for a postdoc for the PISA domain natural sciences as well as a scientifically oriented accompanying study as soon as possible. We are looking for a person who has both previous scientific knowledge and an interest in educational sciences. A varied and influential role in the implementation of the PISA study in Germany is offered. A 100% E13 TV-L position is offered in a well-equipped workplace in the heart of Munich. You can find more information here. We look forward to your meaningful documents. Please send this preferably by e-mail (in one pdf file) by May 22, 2022 to Prof. Dr. Doris Lewalter ( pisa@tum.de ).

9 Doctoral Research Associate Positions - The International Research School of Battery Chemistry, Characterization, Analysis, Recycling and Application (BACCARA), at the University of Münster, Germany, is seeking to fill 9 Doctoral Research Associate Positions (Research Associate, salary level TV-L E 13, 67%) commencing on 1 October 2022 for 3 years. Several scientists from the University of Münster have teamed up in order to focus their complementary expertise on battery research in different subject areas (theory and modelling, material synthesis, catalysis, analysis and characterization, battery cell, recycling, sustainability and life cycle analysis) from which you can choose a topic for your doctorate. The complete job offer can be found at our homepage or here. If you would like to apply, please complete the mandatory application form here by 31 May 2022.

At the Institute for Optics and Atomic physics of the TU Berlin ( Prof. Otto Dopfer ) a doctoral position (E13 TV-L, 75%) is to be filled for a period of 3 years. Responsibilities: Research on intermolecular interactions and solvation effects in aromatic clusters and nanostructures (of importance in astrophysics, chemistry, biophysics and materials science) within a DFG project using modern laser spectroscopy methods in the UV-VIS and IR range. Requirements: Successfully completed university degree (Master or equivalent) in physics, chemistry or a related subject; good knowledge of German and/or English; Experience in some of the fields of lasers, optics, electronics, molecular spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, vacuum technology or quantum chemistry is desired (but not required). Please send your application with the usual documents in a single file (pdf) to dopfer@physik.tu-berlin.de. The selection of applicants begins on June 1st, 2022 and ends with the filling of the position.

PhD position at the Department of Marine Chemistry at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde, Rostock, Germany (3 years, TV-L EG 13, 75%). In a DFG project bridging atmospheric and marine sciences, the candidate will investigate the impact of ship plumes on the water column of the Baltic Sea. We focus on the molecular-level analysis of the impact of fresh and aged plumes using targeted and untargeted chemical analytical methods. The candidate is responsible for realization of fieldwork, sample preparation and analysis, computational data analysis, and dissemination of study outcomes in peer-reviewed journals. We seek a motivated candidate with an excellent university degree in Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Oceanography, Earth System Science, or related fields. The ability of working in the field and willingness to participate in sea-going research expeditions are a prerequisite. We welcome experience with the relevant methodologies. Applications should be sent with the reference CHE-01-2022 to bewerbung.chemie@io-warnemuende.de until May 29, 2022. More info here.

The group of Leticia González at the Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Vienna is offering a PhD position for 3 years starting as soon as possible. Information about the group can be found here. You will work on light-induced reactions of transition-metal complexes in fields ranging from solar-energy harvesting to photocatalysis and photoemitters. To this end, you will apply state-of-the-art theoretical methods and develop new computational strategies for their use in photodynamics simulations. Your work will establish a thorough understanding of the complex mechanisms of excited-state reactions of transition-metal complexes that combined with spectroscopic experiments from our collaborators will allow rational design of new and improved materials. Do you have experience with single and multi-reference quantum chemistry methods and/or ab initio molecular dynamics methods? If you have a Masters in chemistry, physics, computational science, or similar, and are interested in excited-state quantum chemistry and ab initio molecular dynamics, send a motivation letter, a CV and the names of two people who can tell about you, mentioning reference number 13069, either to the Job Center to the University of Vienna or directly to me ( leticia.gonzalez@univie.ac.at ). For more information on this position, contact Prof. Leticia González: leticia.gonzalez@univie.ac.at. The position is open until a candidate is found.

Job list from May 02, 2022

Doctoral position at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: A doctoral position (75%) is available at the Institute for Applied Materials (IAM-ESS) for the synthesis of customized cathode materials for potassium ion batteries. The aim is to develop cathode materials within the POLiS Cluster of Excellence and to significantly improve electrochemical performance through optimized material design. For this purpose, the process-structure-property relationships are systematically examined. Selected materials are scaled up for use in large format battery cells. More information can be found here. The application deadline is May 25, 2022.

Research Assistant/Associate (f/m/d) - PhD student in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Biology. Contact: Prof. Dr. Lothar Elling, e-mail: l.elling@biotec.rwth-aachen.de. Institution teaching and research area biomaterials, RWTH Aachen University University. For a DFG funded project we are looking for a research assistant/associate within the DFG funded project, biocompatible neo-glycoproteins for selective targeting of galectin-4 will be produced. Candidates with university degree (Master or equivalent) in Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or Biology should have very good practical experience and knowledge in the field of molecular biology, enzyme technology, protein purification as well as analytics (HPLC, CE, ELISA). Experience in biocatalysis and carbohydrate chemistry is advantageous. The ability to work in a team and a high degree of personal responsibility are expected in order to lead this project to success together with our cooperation partner. More info here.

Position for a research assistant (m/f/d) - At the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology at the University of Augsburg, there is a position for a /n research assistant (m/f/d) in the amount of 75% H. of the regular working hours in an employment relationship initially limited to one year. A scientific further qualification (doctorate) is expressly desired. We are looking for a personality for a research project in the field of the development of functional metal-organic frameworks (so-called "MOFs"). Prerequisites for employment are a university degree (diploma or master?s degree), preferably in the field of chemistry, with experience in the preparative synthesis of heterocyclic organic ligands and their coordination compounds. We look forward to receiving your meaningful application by May 31, 2022. You can find the full job posting here.

PhD position (m/f/d) in the field of chemical engineering, chemical process engineering, material sciences or comparable (TV-L E13, 36 months) at the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM). Do you want to help building the lab of the future? We are looking for a student interested in setting up automated, laboratory scale reaction processes for nano- and advanced materials using batch and flow reactions, as well as incorporating suitable inline, atline, and offline nanomaterial characterization methods into the workflow. The characterization data obtained are then automatically analyzed, and machine learning tools are used to tune the synthesis parameters in a feedback loop to enhance the properties of the target materials. If you have a degree (master/diploma) in chemical engineering, chemical process engineering, material sciences or related fields and hands-on experience in batch and flow syntheses of nano- and advanced materials and their characterization, you are a good fit. Please apply until 22.05.22 via our website here.

PhD position (m/f/d) in optical spectroscopy, photophysics, and sensing (67% TV-L E13, 36 months) at the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM). We are looking for a motivated student who is interested in characterizing the luminescence properties of oxygen-sensitive, NIR-emissive Cr(III) complexes in different matrices. This will include steady state and time-resolved luminescence measurements in solution, the incorporation of the Cr(III) complexes in nanoparticles and polymer films, and their combination with organic dyes in multi-analyte sensors and TTA-UC systems. Required: completed university studies (master) in (physical/analytical/inorganic) chemistry or related natural sciences. If you have experience with optical spectroscopy, fluorescence or (nano)sensors and enjoy photophysics and working with sensor materials (or look forward to learning these skills), you are a good fit. Apply electronically (one PDF; motivation letter, CV, certificates) by e-mail to Dr. Ute Resch-Genger ( ute.resch@bam.de ) until 05/22/2022. More info here.

PhD position (m/f/d) in synthetic supramolecular chemistry, photophysics, and optical sensing (3.5-years, stipend, tuition fees covered) at the University of Birmingham (UK) and the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM ? Berlin). We are seeking a motivated candidate for a PhD project developing perylene bisimide dyes with switchable aggregation properties for detecting bioanalytical targets and to exploit the supramolecular chemistry of these dyes for sensing environmentally relevant pollutants. Required: completed university studies (master/diploma) in chemistry or related natural sciences. If you have experience with preparative organic or supramolecular chemistry and optical spectroscopy and enjoy working with sensor materials (or look forward to learning these skills), you are a good fit. Due to funding conditions, it is open to students from Germany and the UK only. To apply, please contact Timothy Barendt ( tabarendt@bham.ac.uk ), the primary supervisor or Ute Resch-Genger ( ute.resch@bam.de ), the secondary supervisor, or visit here.

Research Associate (m/f/d) Wine Analysis Chair of Oenology and Process Technology at the Neustadt University of Applied Sciences - The position is now available at the Weincampus Neustadt University of Kaiserslautern at the Chair of Oenology and Process Technology, AG Prof. Dr. Lena Keller, to be filled part-time (50%) in the ALP department, initially limited to 1 year. Remuneration according to E13 TV-L. Research project: "Method development for the implementation of benchtop NMR analysis for the determination of must and wine components". Field of activity at the interface of winemaking and NMR analysis. Your requirements: University degree in (food) chemistry or related disciplines (master's, diploma or 2nd state examination), knowledge in the field of instrumental analysis, ability to work in a team and scientific curiosity. Knowledge of NMR, scripting languages (Python) or wine analysis is advantageous. Further information and the Online application portal can be found here. Application deadline: 08.05.2022.

Free University of Berlin, Institute for Experimental Physics, Wiss. Employee, 75% part-time employment, limited to 3 years, TV-L FU E13. In an international team of physicists, biologists and chemists, we investigate both biological photosynthesis and non-biological catalyst materials. The area of responsibility includes: Participation in the DFG project "Confinement effects in CO 2 electroreduction - mechanistic investigations on surface-active, porous Cu electrodes"; Standalone operando experiments: combination of electrochemical protocols with spatially resolved Raman spectroscopy and video microscopy; X-ray spectroscopy (XAS, XANES, EXAFS) at the BESSY synchrotron; Computerized data analysis and simulations; Supervision of student work. The activity serves the own scientific qualification (doctorate). More information can be found here. Applications with a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates should be sent as a PDF document by e-mail by May 26th, 2022 to Prof. Dr. Holger Dau: holger.dau@fu-berlin.de.

The Research Training Group Chemical Biology of Ion Channels (Chembion) has 13 positions for research assistants with the aim of doing a doctorate (salary group 13 TV-L, 65%) to be filled. Projects are offered in the areas of ligand recognition, subtype-specific modulation, molecular imaging, molecular and cellular physiology, integrative (patho)physiology and organic chemistry. Details of the projects can be found here. Interested chemists are also being sought for this. Eg for the research group of Prof. Frank Glorius, which is a leader in the development of modern catalysis methods and the design of functional molecules. Specifically, a doctoral position for the development of tailor-made chemical tools for investigating the interaction of membrane molecules with ion channels is available here. Here, imidazolium-based lipid analogues are to be developed whose properties can be tailored to specific biological questions. A full job posting can be found here. Please apply here by May 20, 2022.

PhD position in the field of analytical chemistry with a focus on HPLC-MS and lab-on-a-chip technology. At the Institute for Analytical Chemistry at the University of Leipzig, working group Prof. Belder, the position of a research assistant (m/f/d) is to be filled for a limited period of 3 years (E13 TV-L, 50%). The doctoral thesis deals with the combination of liquid chromatography and droplet microfluidics for use in chemical microlaboratories. The aim of the work is to develop a technology to monitor the selectivity of chemical reactions on a microscale. This research project is embedded in the DFG research group 2177 In-Chem. Requirement profile: University degree, preferably in chemistry. We are looking for an enthusiastic young scientist with team spirit and who enjoys technical developments. Knowledge of the application of HPLC/MS, microfluidics and/or chemical synthesis in flow is desired. Please send your application by June 30th, 2022 with the usual documents (master?s/diploma certificate, short CV and letter of motivation), preferably by email to belder@chemie.uni-leipzig.de.

A doctoral position (TV-L E13, 65%, 3 years) is available at the Pharmaceutical Institute (Department of Pharmaceutical and Cell Biological Chemistry) at the University of Bonn. The Hansen working group is looking for a research assistant (m/f/d) for TV-L E13 ? 65% to work on research projects in current areas of drug research by August 1st, 2022 or later. Requirements for employment: Completed degree in pharmacy or completed master's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or comparable courses as well as experience in the field of organic synthesis and a keen interest in medical-chemical issues. Furthermore, knowledge in the analytical field (HPLC, NMR) and the ability to work interdisciplinary are required. Experience in performing enzyme assays is an advantage, but not a prerequisite for employment. The topics of the doctoral project include the synthesis and biochemical testing of selective histone deacetylase inhibitors and the development of PROTACs. Please send your application with the usual documents by 05/29/2022 exclusively by email to Prof. Dr. Finn Hansen ( finn.hansen@uni-bonn.de ).

PhD student positions (m, f, div) at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, at the Atmospheric Chemistry Department (ACD). We are looking for a PhD student starting July 1st, 2022. The position is for a 3-year limited term. Interested applicants should have a Master's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, environmental sciences, meteorological sciences or related disciplines. Technical understanding, laboratory skills, and good laboratory practice are essential. Fluency in written and oral English is mandatory. Design, conduct and evaluate photochemical experiments in the aqueous phase. Perform laboratory studies on the reactivity of OH radicals, halogen radicals. Perform experiments in product studies to characterize stable reaction products using available analytical techniques such as GC-MS, LC-MS and UPLC-HRMS. Participated in a field expedition to Helgoland Island to collect seawater samples for laboratory analysis and participated in several BASS-related workshops. Evaluation and presentation of the results obtained through lectures and publications. A cumulative dissertation with three publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals is expected. Please submit your application using the keywords BASS to bewerbung@tropos.de by 15.05.2022. More info here.

Two postdoc positions in organic synthesis at the University of Antwerp, Belgium (Prof. Bert Maes research group). One project will deal with the development of new synthetic methodologies to transform renewable feedstock (phenolic compounds, muconic acid or acetic acid obtained via catalytic cleavage or fermentation of 2G biomass) into useful building blocks for the commodity and fine chemicals industry. Another project will investigate the development of synthetic routes towards pharmaceutically relevant heterocycles based on C1-building blocks (eg isocyanides) and explore novel one-pot cascade methodology involving catalysis with Earth-abundant base metals. Suitable candidates for these positions will have a PhD in organic synthesis. Your expertise in organic synthesis is demonstrated by peer reviewed high-impact scientific publications. You have hands-on experience in analytical separation techniques, mass spectrometry, preparative purification techniques, and structural characterization of organic molecules. The ability to work in a team as well as good communication/writing skills and a good mastery of the English language is required. To apply send a detailed CV and motivation letter to VacancyORSY@uantwerpen.be as well as three names of scientists (eg previous supervisors) to contact for a reference letter. For more details about these positions visit our research group web site here.

Job listing as of April 25, 2022

ERC-Funded two PhD & a Postdoc position: Organic Synthesis, Supramolecular Chemistry & Organic Electronics. Contact: Dr. Prince Ravat, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Würzburg. Topic 1 - Synthesis of Helically Chiral Functional Molecules. Topic 2- Self-Assembly & Supramolecular Chemistry. Topic 3 - Organic Electronics. If you possess expertise in one or more of the topics above and are interested in working on interdisciplinary research project, please send your application including CV, cover letter, and description of research experience to Prince by email ( princekumar.ravat@uni-wuerzburg. de ). More details about the positions can be found here. Start date: August 2022?January 2023.

Postdoctoral researcher in metal-organic frameworks (3 years) at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bergen, Norway. We are searching for a highly qualified and motivated candidate with an excellent academic record. The project in the group of Prof. Pascal Dietzel aims to prepare new metal-organic framework materials containing frustrated Lewis pairs (FLP) and to investigate the properties of these solid systems towards hydrogen and nitrogen activation and use in hydrogenation reaction. The main tasks for the doctoral researcher will be synthesis of organic linker molecules, synthesis of metal-organic framework compounds with FLPs, characterization and catalytic testing of the materials obtained, which will include stays at our project partner in Germany. Please visit here for a detailed job description and application until 15.5.2022.

PhD position (m/f/d) in Experimental Molecular Biophysics of protein folding and misfolding in neurodegenerative diseases (65% TV-L E13, 36 months). We are looking for a motivated student who is interested in exploring biomedically relevant, physico-chemical concepts of protein/peptide (mis)folding trajectories at lipid membranes. This will be studied using surface-enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA) and AFM-based nanoscale infrared spectroscopies at bilayer lipid membranes. Required: completed university studies (master) in (bio/physical) chemistry, biophysics, physics or related natural sciences. If you have experience with vibrational spectroscopy or atomic force microscopy and furthermore enjoy working and preparing proteins/peptides or membrane systems (or look forward to learning these skills), you are a good fit. Apply electronically (one PDF; motivation letter, CV, certificates, one letter of recommendation) by e-mail to Dr. Jacek Kozuch ( jacek.kozuch@fu-berlin.de ) until 09.05.2022. More info here.

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna (3 years; 30 hours/week). Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. Job Description: Participation in research, teaching and administration. We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months. Profile: Diploma or master degree in chemistry, biological chemistry, molecular biology or equivalent qualification; Experience in DNA methylation analysis; Excellent command of written and spoken English; Ability to work in a team. Further information here. Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna no later than 03.05.2022, mentioning reference number 13074. For further information, please contact Cichna-Markl, Margit +43-1-4277-52374, Hilbert, Andrea +43-1-4277-52301.

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Theoretical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna (3 years / 30 hours/week). Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. Job Description: The successful candidate will work on the development and application of ab initio quantum chemistry and non-adiabatic dynamics for transition metal systems in complex environments. We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12 months. Participation in research, teaching and administration. Profile: MSc in Chemistry / focus on Theoretical Chemistry; Knowledge of the Linux operating system; Ability to work in teams. Further information here. Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna no later than 03.05.2022, mentioning reference number 13069. For further information, please contact Schett, Monika +43-1-4277-52751, Gonzalez Herrero, Leticia +43-1-4277-52750, Oppel, Markus +43-1-4277-52752.

In the Faculty of Science the group of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry of the Departments of Chemistry is seeking for applications for the position of a Research / PhD student (f/m/d) (Salary level 13 TV-L) starting at the earliest possible dates The position (50% of regular working time) entails a fixed-term contract for the duration of the PhD project in the field of organic and macromolecular chemistry and is initially limited to three years. The candidate will work within a collaborative research project ?Dually cross-linked supramolecular hydrogels for sensor applications?. A successful candidate should have a completed university degree in chemistry or any related subject (M.Sc. or comparable). Solid knowledge in the fields of organic chemistry as well as of modern methods for the synthesis and characterization of polymers is required. To successfully accomplish the PhD the candidate should be highly motivated, be an excellent team player with good communications skills and interested in experimental work. Applications (preferable as a single PDF file) should be sent with reference number 5228 to Prof. Dr. Dirk Kuckling via e-mail: dirk.kuckling@uni-paderborn.de until 15.05.2022.

Job listing as of April 18, 2022

8 PhD positions in Research Training Group 2482 (3 years) at Heinrich Heine University and University of Cologne, Germany. We are looking for talented and highly motivated candidates with a completed scientific degree (M.Sc./MA/Diplom/Magister) in chemistry, physics or a related discipline. The Research Training Group ModISC proposes to study and modulate Intersystem Crossing (ISC) in molecules by chemical substitution and by varying the molecular environment. It promotes and fosters interdisciplinary research seeking for a deeper understanding of emission enhancement by controlling ISC from singlet to triplet and its reverse. Closely related to this highly topical research, a cross-curricular PhD training program is offered. The offered PhD student positions are located in the various chemistry research groups at both universities. Please visit here for detailed project descriptions and application instructions. Closing date for applications: 04/29/22.

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 www.ccb.tu-dortmund.de/hansmann. Applications with the usual documents (motivation letter, CV, transcripts) to max.hansmann@tu-dortmund.de. Application deadline is 08.05.2022, but early applications are encouraged.

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"News" issue 09/2022

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