Research Associate / PhD Student in The Synthesis of Receptors
The Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry, Chair of Inorganic Molecular Chemistry offers, starting at the next possible date, a position as
Research Associate / PhD Student
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
in a DFG funded project „Fundamental Research on Green and Efficiency Recovery and Regeneration of Lithium Iron Phosphate Cathode Materials“. The position entails 50 % of the fulltime weekly hours and is limited to 31.05.2021. The period of employment is governed by Fixed Term research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).
Tasks: Independent work on research towards the synthesis of receptors for a binding and extraction of anions and metal salts; characterizations of the synthesized products and their binding behaviour; performance of instrumental analysis such as NMR, UV-vis, IR/Rama, MS and X-ray structure determination; scale up of the developed synthesis and preparation of process specifications for the executed topics.
Requirements: university degree (Master or equivalent) in chemistry; an integrative and cooperative personality with high teamwork abilities, self-motivation skills and organizational talent; interest in application-oriented chemical research; deep knowledge in synthetic and inorganic chemistry as well as the application of various analytical methods, preferably knowledge in the field of anion binding; willingness for several months research stay at the project partner institute outside Europe; PC, Microsoft Office and chemical software handling knowledge.
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Please send your application documents until 02.05.2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Chemie und Lebensmittelchemie, Professur für Anorganische Molekülchemie, Herrn Prof. Dr. Jan J. Weigand, 01062 Dresden or as a single pdf document to firstname.lastname@example.org (Please note: We are currently not able to receive electronically signed and encrypted data.). Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.