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

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
March 31, 2023
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PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or comparable



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Employment category

Part-time / 65 %

Preferred start date



E 13 TVöD

Contract Term

Limited / 36 Monate


Berlin Adlershof

Richard-Willstätter-Straße 11 12489 Berlin

Division 1.7 - Organic Trace and Food Analysis

To strengthen our team in the division “Organic Trace Analysis and Food Analysis” in Berlin-Adlershof, starting at the next possible day, we are looking for a

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

Salary group 13 TVöD Temporary contract for 36 months The working time is 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:

For the research in the field of lithium-ion battery (LiBs), our team is looking for a new member to work on a PhD topic on LiBs analysis using modern methods. You will work on:

  • Identification and quantification of electrolyte components of different LiBs cell types with chromatographic methods (HPLC, GC) coupled with e.g. mass spectrometry
  • Investigations on the chemical alteration of electrolytes by specific aging and damage scenarios, and correlation of the results with electrochemical studies such as impedance spectroscopy (EIS)
  • Deassembly of different LiBs cell types and separation of the electrolytes
  • Publication of the results in scientific journals and presentations at conference
  • Your qualifications:
  • Successfully completed university studies (diploma/master) in the field of chemistry or comparable
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of analytical chemistry, e.g. chromatography
  • Interest in electrochemical and analytical issues
  • Interest in interdisciplinary work
  • Good English skills
  • Good communication and information behaviour, initiative/commitment, ability to work in a team and willingness to cooperate, flexibility as well willingness to learn
  • 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 31.03.2023. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 50/23-1.7 to:

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

    Dr. Koch will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have. Please get in touch via the telephone number +49 30 8104-1170 and/or by email to [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!

  • PhD student (m/f/d) in the field of chemistry or comparable Kennziffer 50/23-1.7
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