Research Associate at the Chair of Inorganic Chemistry

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
according to salary group E 13 TV-L
16 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Aug 2020
w 310
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry, the Chair of Inorganic Chemistry I offers a position as

Research Associate

(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position entails 50 % of the fulltime weekly hours. The position is limited until 31.08.2022. The period of employment is governed by Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification.

Tasks: The successful candidate will investigate the synthesis of novel nanoporous materials for applications in gas and energy storage, especially the synthesis of novel stimuli-responsive metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). Analysis of the influence of the structure on the adsorption behavior in case of different temperatures and gases; Manufacturing complex organic linker compounds with chemical functionalities; MOF-Synthesis and interpretation of experimental data of adsorption and diffraction measurements.

Requirements: very good university degree (M. Sc. or equivalent) in chemistry; knowledge of inorganic synthesis and adsorption; basic knowledge in the field of materials research, especially knowledge in the field of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). The capability of teamwork, in particular with experimental partners, is essential. High self-motivation, good PC skills and a good command of written and spoken English complete your profile.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities. Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents by indicating the reference number w 310 until 13.08.2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf-document to or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Chemie und Lebensmittelchemie, Professur für Anorganische Chemie I, Herrn Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaskel, Helmholtsztr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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