PhD Position in GKSS Germany (Polymer Research)

In the frame of the BMBF-project “Carbomembrane- Membranes for Desalination and Gas Separation” the Institute of Polymer Research at GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht has a 3 year PhD position available.

We are looking for a
Chemist or Chemical Engineer – Code-No. PM 4

as soon as possible who is interested in the development of polymer/carbon nanotube composites for membrane applications. Experience in polymer chemistry or membrane technology is advantageous. Applicants need to work interdisciplinary. Good English language skills are required.

The work is a collaboration between the Institute of Polymer Research at GKSS, Bayer Technology Services, Siemens and RWTH Aachen.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated. The position is available immediately.

Informal inquiries can be directed to Dr. Klaus-Viktor Peinemann (Tel.
2420 – email: klaus-viktor. peinemann@ )

We offer an appropriate salary related to TV-AVH as well as the applicable public sector social benefits. The GKSS is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer seeking to increase the proportion of female faculty members. Qualified women are therefore especially encouraged to apply. Handicapped persons with equivalent qualifications will be preferred.

Please send your application ( with reference to code-no. PM 4) including C.V., grades and references to our Personnel-Division.

Closing date for applications from 30.05.2008 until 27.06.2008