Research Associate

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
07 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Sep 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry

The Chair of Inorganic Chemistry I offers a project position as

Research Associate (m/f/x)
(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 and is limited until September 30, 2025. The period of employment is governed by § 2 (2) Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). 

Tasks: Synthesis and characterization of porous Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs). The further task is the development of instrumentation for in situ time-resolved Powder X-ray Diffraction in parallel to the adsorption of gases and vapours in porous MOFs. The instrumentation will be commissioned at P23 beamline of PETRA III synchrotron (DESY, Hamburg). Writing beamtime applications, manuals and analysis of the measured data belong to the task of the research associate.

Requirements: very good university degree in chemistry or experimental physics; solid knowledge in X-ray diffraction techniques, good PC knowledge, the knowledge of Python programming language and CAD-3D software is advantageous; experience in the use and service of scientific-technical devices; high self-motivation; good command of written and spoken English; capacity for teamwork and organizational talent; willingness to business trips.

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 w22-322 until September 28, 2022 (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 to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Chemie und Lebensmittelchemie, Professur für Anorganische Chemie I, z. Hd. Frau Linda Petersohn, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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