The integrated Research Training Group (iRTG) “Polymers: random coils and beyond” at the Faculty of Natural Sciences II at Martin Luther University Halle–Wittenberg and the Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences at Leipzig University, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), invites applications for
6 doctoral students positions (Research and teaching assistant 50 %, TV-L E13, up to 3 years)
in the area of polymer science:
The integrated Research Training Group “Polymers: random coils and beyond” provides in-depth training in interdisciplinary soft matter research. Besides the design and preparation of specific materials, a thorough understanding of the basic principles of chemistry, physics and engineering of polymers and soft matter is one of the aims of the research within our graduate school. In addition to the development of a broad background in polymer science the gain of transferable skills is part of the structured program.
We are looking for highly motivated and qualified national and international doctoral students with strong interest in polymer science. Applicants should preferably hold a Master of Science or equivalent degree in Physics or Chemistry. A very good command in English language is required.
For full announcements of positions, further information concerning the focus in Polymer Physics and Polymer Chemistry and the program, please visit the website at: www.natfak2.uni-halle.de/irtg-polymers
The positions will be paid according to the regulations of the collective wage agreement (PhD TV-L 50 % of level E13). Applications from women are explicitly encouraged.
Applicants have to initiate their application by registering via a web form available at https://blogs.urz.uni-halle.de/irtgpolymers/application/.
Applications should be completed by January 31st, 2019.
Coordinator of the iRTG: Beate Horn, SFB/TRR 102, Von-Danckelmann-Platz 4, 06120 Halle (Saale)