Chemist (f/m/d)

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
September 20, 2023
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Organizational unit

Institute of Functional Interfaces (IFG)

Job description

Your area of responsibility essentially includes:

  • Preparation of films of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) using pump, spray and spin-coater methods, including the use of various substrates (quartz glass, QCM sensors)
  • Characterization of samples using X-ray diffraction (XRD), infrared, UV- vis and CD spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
  • Measurement of loading of guest molecules from the gas phase using a quartz-crystal microbalance (QCM) and QCM arrays
  • Investigation of the sensor performance with regard to sensitivity, selectivity and reproducibility
  • Data analysis, also using machine learning algorithms The activity is suitable for doctoral studies.
  • A doctorate is desired. The activity is suitable for doctoral studies. A doctorate is desired.

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    Personal qualification

    You have a university degree in chemistry (Master's degree). Previous knowledge of MOFs, thin films, sensor technology and/or data analysis using machine learning is desirable. Personally, you convince with a high level of motivation and an independent way of working as well as a very good command of written and spoken English and the ability to work in a team.


    Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

    Contract duration

    3 years

    Application up to


    Contact person in line-management

    For further information, please contact Dr. Lars Heinke, phone +49 721 608-22319.

    Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 492/2023.

    Ausschreibungsnummer: 492/2023

    We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job. Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.


    Personnel Support is provided by: Personalservice (PSE) - Human Resources Ms Ratzel Phone: +49 721 608-25544,

    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

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