Research asssistant (m/f/d) - Permeability of glass-fiber-polymer composites for hydrogen storage

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
November 12, 2022
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Research asssistant (m/f/d) - Permeability of glass-fiber-polymer composites for hydrogen storage



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E 13 TVöD

Contract Term

Limited / 31.07.2025


Berlin Adlershof

Richard-Willstätter-Straße 11 12489 Berlin

Division 5.6 - Glass

To strengthen our team in the division “Glass” in Berlin-Adlershof, starting as soon as possible, we are looking for a

Research asssistant (m/f/d) - Permeability of glass-fiber-polymer composites for hydrogen storage

Salary group E 13 TVöD Temporary contract until 31.07.2025 Full-time / suitable as part-time employment

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:

Scientific processing of the BMWK project "Permeability of glass-fiber-polymer composites for hydrogen storage”:

  • Hydrogen permeation measurements on glasses with evolved gas analysis
  • Design of techniques for the H2 permeation measurement of glass and glass-polymer composites
  • Melting and preparation of glass samples and measurements of glass properties: elastic moduli, hydrolytic resistance, density
  • Thermo-mechanical characterization of polymers with DMA
  • Concept design for glass-polymer composite hydrogen tanks
  • Reporting, lecturing, and publishing (German and English)
  • Doctorate opportunity
  • Your qualifications:
  • Completed scientific university studies (diploma/ master's degree) in the field of materials or materials science.
  • Advanced knowledge of oxide glasses and polymers is required
  • Design and experimental skills
  • Careful and diligent way of working
  • Very good knowledge of English and German
  • Good communication and information behaviour, goal-oriented and structured way of working, initiative/commitment; ability to work in a team and willingness to cooperate as well as flexibility
  • 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 12.11.2022. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 299/22-5.6 to:

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

    Mr Müller will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have. Please get in touch via the telephone number +49 30 8104-5610 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 low level of physical aptitude.

    Apply now!

  • Research asssistant (m/f/d) - Permeability of glass-fiber-polymer composites for hydrogen storage Kennziffer 299/22-5.6
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