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Applications are invited for
 
2 funded PhD positions
 
 (salary grade 13 TV-L / 50%; fixed-term work contract for 3 years; extension for another six months possible) in the group of Martin Steinhart (Institute for Chemistry of New Materials, University of Osnabrück). The start date is 1 September 2015 or later. 
 
Project Aims and Assignments:
The successful candidates will be involved in the project “Insect-inspired capillary nano­stamping (IICN)”, which is being funded as ERC Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council. The project “Insect-inspired capillary nanostamping” aims at closing the gap between scanning probe microscopy and state-of-the-art soft lithography. A project presentation can be found at the following link:
 
http://www.home.uni-osnabrueck.de/martstei/IICN.pdf
 
Possible PhD topics include “Massively parallel liquid bridge-guided formation of nanorod arrays by IICN”, “IICN-derived large-area arrays of sub-attolitre mesoporous nanoparticles for catalysis” or “Ordered porous membranes by IICN nanodroplet lithography”. The University of Osnabrück provides experimental state-of-the-art facilities including electron microscopy (field emission scanning electron microsope equipped with focused ion beam unit, transmission electron microscopes), X-ray diffractometry (single crystals, powders, thin films and texture analysis), scanning force microscopy and the Center for Advanced Light Microscopy Osnabrück (CALMOS).
 
Academic requirements:
Applicants should hold a Master degree in chemistry, physics, materials science, polymer science or similar subjects.
 
As a certified family-friendly institution, the University of Osnabrück is committed to furthering the compatibility between work / studies and family life.
 
As an employer, the University of Osnabrück is particularly concerned with creating equality opportunities for women and men. Women with relevant qualifications are therefore strongly encouraged to apply for the position. Preference will be given to women with equal qualifications. Furthermore, qualified applicants with disabilities will be favored.
 
Applications should comprise a CV, copies of Master and Bachelor degree certificates including supplements as well as copies of other relevant documents (if applicable). Please provide English transcripts if the language of the original documents is other than English or German. For informal enquiries please contact Martin Steinhart (martin.steinhart@uni-osnabrueck.de, +49-541-969-2817). Please send electronic applications to martin.steinhart@uni-osnabrueck.de. The closing date is 25 June 2015.

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How to apply:
Applications should comprise a CV, copies of Master and Bachelor degree certificates including supplements as well as copies of other relevant documents (if applicable). Please provide English transcripts if the language of the original documents is other than English or German. 
Please send electronic applications to martin.steinhart@uni-osnabrueck.de. The closing date is 25 June 2015.
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For informal enquiries please contact Martin Steinhart (martin.steinhart@uni-osnabrueck.de, +49-541-969-2817).

Job profile


Working hours
Part-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
49076 Osnabrueck
Area of expertise
Chemistry, Chemical & Process Engineering, Material Science & Engineering
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