PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or a related field

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
January 12, 2023
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PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or a related field



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Employment category

Part-time / 65%

Preferred start date



E 13 TVöD

Contract Term

Limited / 36 Monate


Berlin Steglitz

Unter den Eichen 87 12205 Berlin

Division 2.6 - Testing and Evaluation of Explosives and Pyrotechnics

To strengthen our team in the division “Testing and Evaluation of Explosives and Pyrotechnics” in Berlin-Steglitz, starting as soon as possible, we are looking for a

PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or a related field

Salary group 13 TVöD Temporary contract for 36 months Working hours are based on the DFG´S guidelines (65%)

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:
  • Investigations of mechanisms for initiation of energetic materials by electrostatic discharge in a new series of environmentally friendly explosives
  • Scientific publications, presentations
  • Dissemination of results
  • Your qualifications:
  • Successfully graduated from university (master/diploma) in chemistry or a related field with a very good degree
  • relevant experience in organic synthesis is required
  • Interest in the investigation of energetic materials
  • Knowledge of ab initio simulations is desirable
  • Very good oral and written communication and information skills in German and English
  • Goal-oriented and structured way of working, initiative/commitment and ability to make decisions, willingness to learn as well as conceptual and innovative thinking skills
  • 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 12.01.2023. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 363/22-2.6 to:

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

    Dr. Witkowski will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have. Please get in touch via the telephone number +49 30 8104-4562 and/or by email to and Dr. Dudek will be glad to answer questions via the telephone number +49 30 8104-1260 and/or by email to

    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 high level of physical aptitude.

    Apply now!

  • PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or a related field Kennziffer 363/22-2.6
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