Postdoc/Research Assistant (m/f/d)

Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Jena

The Leibniz Institute of Photonics Technology (Leibniz-IPHT) offers the following position (100%) in the Research Department of Nanoscopy starting earliest November 1st 2020:

Postdoc/Research Assistant (m/f/d)

The position is related to the DFG supported collaborative research center TR 234 CataLight (Project C1) and limited to June 30, 2022.

The Leibniz-IPHT is a university independent research institute with close connection to the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and member of the Leibniz association.

Job description:

We are looking for a scientist for nano-characterization of structure-function relations of photocatalytic reactions. The aim is the direct, nanometer accurate identification of individual molecular components within complex systems using spectroscopic methods.

Your qualification:

  • University degree (PhD) in Physics/Chemistry/Photonics or comparable

Your knowledge and skills:

  • Experience in spectroscopic methods
  • Experience with chemical/electrochemical methods
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English


  • German tariffs for public employees (TV-L)

The Leibniz-IPHT strives to increase the proportion of female employees. Therefore woman are explicitly encouraged to apply.

Further information can be obtained from Prof. Volker Deckert, Tel. +49 3641 206 113, volker.deckert(at)leibniz-ipht.de.

Please send your application electronically as one pdf file via Email until 9.10.2020 including your CV and certificates to:

Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technology Jena e. V.

Human Resources

Albert-Einstein-Straße 9

07745 Jena

E-Mail: Personal_Abtl(at)leibniz-ipht.de

Code: 2020_23

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