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Postdoc (m/f/d) Polymer Science
Published(113 days ago)
Deadline for applications(87 days ago)
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung (HZG)Teltow
Postdoc (m/f/d) Polymer Science
code no. 2019/B 16
The place of employment is Teltow (near Berlin, Germany).
The Institute of Biomaterial Science in Teltow of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht and Berlin Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT) invite
applications for a Postdoc (m/f) in Preparation and Characterization of 2D Materials with a focus on work in areas related physico-chemistry of synthetic
and biopolymer based materials. This is initially a 2-years fixed term contract.
Job responsibilities include the following:
responsibility for developing new strategies in preparation of 2D materials at interfaces and the instrumentation of a Langmuir laboratory
characterization of 2D materials based on synthetic and natural polymers by different reflection or scattering techniques
responsibility for the integration of optical or electrical methods on monolayer degradation techniques to describe the biodegradation kinetics of functional polymers
effectively communication and interaction with scientists and engineers to define the requirements of simulation models
obtaining necessary input data for simulations and providing meaningful interpretation of degradation mechanisms
disseminate knowledge through publications in scientific journals and presentations at conferences, symposia, and meetings
work with management and senior staff to plan and design projects
supervision of graduate and undergraduate students
postgraduate degree (Ph.D.) or pursuing in physical chemistry, polymer chemistry or related fields such as materials science or physics
experiences in thin film processing and analysis methods
strong background in analytical chemistry or physics
demonstrated experience in performing 2D material studies and collaboration with theoretical projects in computational material sciences
ability to work independently and in teams to deliver high-quality results within aggressive timelines
excellent technical writing, interpersonal, and communication skills, and writing grant applications
multinational work environment with over 950 colleagues from more than 50 nations
extensive options of vocational training (i. a. expert seminars, language courses or leadership seminars)
flexible working hours and various models to ensure the compatibility of family and career
excellent infrastructure, including a scientific in-house library as well as modern work spaces
remuneration according to the standards of the collective wage agreement TV-AVH including further social benefits
The promotion of equal rights is a matter of course for us. Severely disabled persons and those equaling severely disabled persons who are equally
suitable for the position will be considered preferentially within the framework of legal requirements.
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG),
in Geesthacht, near Hamburg, and in Teltow, near Berlin, conducts materials and coastal research. For further information please refer to:
HZG is one of the 19 national institutions of the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres e.V. (HGF). Around 950
employees carry out basic research and development work in close cooperation with national and international research institutions, research-oriented clinics
and economic and public institutions.
Interested? Please send your application by e-mail indicating job offer code-no. 2019/B 16 including your CV,
description of your scientific expertise, publication list, copies of credentials (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.) including grades, and names and addresses
of three academic referees to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attachments of your application preferentially
should consist of one PDF file not exceeding 10 MB.