Up to 4 Postdoctoral Scientist (40 hours per week = 100 %) or PhD Student (20 up to 26,7 hours per week = 50 - 67 %) positions
Young, modern, and research oriented... the University of Potsdam has firmly established itself within the scientific landscape since its founding in 1991. Nationally and internationally renowned scientists teach and perform research here at Brandenburg‘s largest university. The University of Potsdam is successful in acquiring third-party funds, delivers outstanding performance in technology and knowledge transfer, and has a very service-oriented administration. With about 20,000 students studying at three campuses - Am Neuen Palais, Griebnitzsee and Golm - the University of Potsdam is a prominent economic factor and engine of development for the region. The University of Potsdam has a total of about 2,750 faculty and staff members and is located in one of Germany‘s most scenic areas.
innoFSPEC Potsdam, the Innovation Centre (ZIK) for fibre-based Spectroscopy and Sensing, is a joint initiative of the Physical Chemistry Group at the University of Potsdam (UPPC) and the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP). UPPC invites applications for:
Up to 4 Postdoctoral Scientist
(40 hours per week = 100 %)
or PhD Student (20 up to 26,7 hours
per week = 50 - 67 %) positions
Requisition No.: 142/2016
The salary is determined by the collective bargaining agreement for public employees in Germany (TV-L 13 or TV-L 14 Ost). These are temporary positions.
innoFSPEC has set out to explore new frontiers in fiber-optical chemical sensing and multichannel spectroscopy. innoFSPEC has acquired substantial funding for the next 5 years and provides excellent experimental facilities in a thriving interdisciplinary environment. Successful candidates will join the Research Group "Applied Analytical Photonics" as soon as possible. The group will focus mainly on modern spectroscopic approaches for the characterization of processes in liquid dispersions consisting of particles, droplets, or cells. More details about the ZIK can be found under www.innofspec.de.
Candidates should have a Diploma, Master or PhD in chemistry, physics, biotechnology, or a related discipline, including experience in one or more of the following fields:
Laser spectroscopy and optical sensing
Fibre-optical instrumentation and photonics
Process analytical chemistry
Chemical processing, e.g. polymerization, crystallization, emulsification
Biological processing, e.g. fermentation, photo bio-cultivation
All applicants are expected to possess an outstanding scientific record and high interdisciplinary research interest, the ability to cooperate with a high number of scientific and industrial partners, a willingness to travel (contribution to conferences, research stays, cooperative experimentation outside of Potsdam).
Under the laws of the federal state of Brandenburg, employees under this contract are permitted to dedicate at least 33 % of their contract time to their own research. Potsdam University strives for a balanced gender ratio in all occupational groups. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal suitability. Applicants with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.
Applications (including motivation letter, CV, certificates, list of publications) should be submitted before Sept. 30th, 2016. Submissions later on are possible, but consideration cannot be guaranteed. Applications per E-Mail (preferred) should be addressed to University of Potsdam, Physical Chemistry - innoFSPEC, Am Muehlenberg 3, D-14476 Potsdam, Germany, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information please contact: Dr. R. Hass (email@example.com) or Prof. Dr. H.-G. Löhmannsröben (firstname.lastname@example.org)