Research Assistant (m/f/d) in the field of Polymer Science or comparable

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
December 09, 2022
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Research Assistant (m/f/d) in the field of Polymer Science or comparable



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Employment category

Part-time / 75 %

Preferred start date



E 13 TVöD

Contract Term

Limited / 31.08.2025


Berlin Steglitz

Unter den Eichen 87 12205 Berlin

Division 7.5 - Technical Properties of Polymeric Materials

To strengthen our team in the division “Technical Properties of Polymeric Materials” in Berlin-Steglitz, starting 01.05.2023, we are looking for a

Research Assistant (m/f/d) in the field of Polymer Science or comparable

Salary group 13 TVöD Temporary contract until 31.08.2025 The working time is 75 %

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:

Scientific activity within the framework of a BMBF projects “Phosphor-enriched micro-algae as flame retardant in biopolymers”:

  • Application-oriented research in the field of sustainable, flame retarded biopolymers
  • Compounding and preparation of materials and test specimen
  • Investigation of pyrolysis using thermal analysis
  • Investigation of flammability and fire behaviour
  • Additional polymer analysis, such as electron microscopy and infrared spectroscopy
  • Elucidation of the flame retardant mechanisms and modes of action
  • Documenting, presenting, and publishing the results
  • Your qualifications:
  • Successfully completed university studies in the field of Polymer Science or comparable, Ph.D. desired
  • Experience with biopolymers
  • Experience with flame retardancy/fire testing
  • Interested in interdisciplinary, applied/practical research
  • Good knowledge of English (written and spoken), knowledge in German desirable
  • Good communication and information behavior, goal-oriented and structured way of working
  • High degree of initiative and commitment, willingness to learn, ability to work in a team and willingness to cooperate
  • 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 09.12.2022. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 346/22-7.5 to:

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

    Mr Prof. Dr. Schartel will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have. Please get in touch via the telephone number +49 30 8104-1021 and/or by email [email protected]

    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!

  • Research Assistant (m/f/d) in the field of Polymer Science or comparable Kennziffer 346/22-7.5
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