PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemical engineering, chemical process engineering, material sciences or comparable

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung

Germany

May 22, 2022

Description

Position

PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemical engineering, chemical process engineering, material sciences or comparable

Deadline

22.05.2022

Reference number

118/22-1.2

Employment category

Part-time / DFG Richtlinien

Preferred start date

01.06.2022

Salary

E 13 TVöD

Contract Term

Limited / 3 Jahre

Location

Berlin Adlershof

Richard-Willstätter-Straße 11 12489 Berlin

Division 1.2 - Biophotonics

To strengthen our team in the division “biophotonik” in Berlin-Adlershof we are looking for a

PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemical engineering, chemical process engineering, material sciences or comparable

Salary group 13 TVöD Temporary contract for 36 months Working hours are based on the DFG's guidelines.

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is a materials research organization in Germany. Our mission is to ensure safety in technology and chemistry. We perform research and testing in materials science, materials engineering and chemistry to improve the safety of products and processes. At BAM we do research that matters. Our work covers a broad array of topics in the focus areas of energy, infrastructure, environment, materials, and analytical sciences.

We are looking for talented people to join us.

Your responsibilities include:
  • Setting up automated, laboratory scale reaction processes for nano- and advanced material syntheses using batch and flow reactions
  • Incorporating and customizing suitable inline, atline, and offline nanomaterial characterization methods into the workflow
  • Implementing the automated analysis of the obtained characterization data
  • Using machine learning tools to tune the synthesis parameters in a feedback loop to enhance the properties of the target materials based on the analytical results
  • Reporting, documentation, and dissemination of the results
  • Your qualifications:
  • University degree (master/diploma) in chemical engineering, chemical process engineering, material sciences or related fields
  • Motivation to work on an interdisciplinary project that bridges materials chemistry, automation, and nanotechnology
  • Hands-on experience in batch and flow syntheses of nano- and advanced materials
  • Very good knowledge of appropriate characterization methods for these material classes, especially regarding their size and surface properties
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Basic programming skills and basic knowledge in the field of machine learning are advantageous
  • Basic knowledge of German is advantageous, but not a requirement
  • Good communication and information skills, goal-oriented and structured way of working, initiative/commitment, ability to work in a team, and willingness to cooperate and learn
  • We offer:
  • Interdisciplinary research at the interface of politics, economics and society
  • Work in national and international networks with universities, research institutes and industrial companies
  • Outstanding facilities and infrastructure
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working
  • Your application:

    We welcome applications via the online application form by 22.05.2022. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 118/22-1.2 to:

    Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung Referat Z.3 - Personal Unter den Eichen 87 12205 Berlin GERMANY www. bam.de

    Mr Rühle will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have. Please get in touch via the telephone number +49 30 8104-5571 and/or by email to Bastian.Ruehle@bam.de.

    BAM pursues the goal of professional equality between women and men. We therefore particularly welcome applications from women. In addition, BAM supports the integration of severely disabled persons and therefore especially welcomes their applications. With regard to the fulfilment of the job advertisement requirements, the application documents are examined individually. Recognised severely disabled persons will be given preferential consideration if they are equally suitable.

    The advertised position requires a low level of physical aptitude.

    Apply now!

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