The Faculty of Science is seeking to fill a full-time vacancy in the Department of Chemistry for a
Doctoral student in the area of surface modification and structure-activity correlation in the frame of a multi-partner project on separation technology
- You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Chemistry – Materials Science and characterization as part of a multi-partner project. The PhD study focuses on surface modification of metal oxides with organic functional groups and their in-depth characterization with respect to surface properties and sorption behavior.
- You contribute to teaching and research in Chemistry/faculty of science.
Profile and requirements
- You hold a master degree in Chemistry, Materials science, applied engineering or bio-engineering or related fields with a strong background in inorganic material synthesis and characterisation including sorption. Experience in surface modification and/or sorption is a plus
- You can submit outstanding academic results.
- Also students in the final year of their degree can apply.
- The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university.
- Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
- You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
- You are a team player, willing to collaborate with other partners involved in this project.
- a doctoral scholarship for a period of one year, with the possibility of renewal for three times one year after positive evaluation – the total scholarship is thus 4 years;
- the start date of scholarship will be September 1st 2019;
- a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.373,36 - € 2.516,73;
- a dynamic and stimulating work environment.
How to apply?
- Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 30 June 2019.
- A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
- The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place on in the first or last week of July.
- More information about the application form can be obtained from email@example.com.
- For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Vera Meynen (firstname.lastname@example.org) 0032 3 265 23 68.
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