Rese­arch Assist­ant in Chem­istry

Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Chem­istry


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty II - Insti­tute of Chem­istry / Clus­ter of Excel­lence UniSy­sCat

Rese­arch Assist­ant (Post­Doc) - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len
part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

The Clus­ter of Excel­lence “Uni­fy­ing Sys­tems in Cata­lysis” (UniSy­sCat) at TU Ber­lin has set its­elf the goal of increas­ing the num­ber of women in aca­demic man­age­ment pos­i­tions. This goal is also to be achie­ved by help­ing women pre­pare for a post­doc­toral period abroad, a key pro­fes­sio­nal exper­i­ence for a career in sci­ence. To this end, the Clus­ter of Excel­lence UniSy­sCat is seek­ing app­lic­a­tions for a one-year post­doc pos­i­tion from out­stand­ing female sci­ent­ists who have com­ple­ted their doc­tor­ate in a topic or field rel­ev­ant to the Clus­ter’s rese­arch.

Depend­ing on the can­did­ate’s rese­arch focus, the pos­i­tion can be taken up at one of eight part­ner insti­tu­tions in addi­tion to TU Ber­lin (

Work­ing field:

  • Col­lab­or­a­tion in a UniSy­sCat rese­arch pro­ject cor­res­pond­ing to your own rese­arch focus
  • Sub­mis­sion of a grant pro­posal for a post­doc abroad


  • Suc­cess­fully com­ple­ted uni­ver­sity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) in chem­istry, bio­logy, or a rela­ted spe­cial­iz­a­tion
  • A doc­tor­ate in a field rel­ev­ant to cata­lysis
  • Innov­at­ive pro­ject pro­pos­als are reques­ted which can be integ­rated into the Clus­ter of Excel­lence’s rese­arch pro­gram
  • Will­ing­ness to par­ti­cip­ate in inter­dis­cip­lin­ary pro­jects
  • Team­work skills and social com­pet­ences
  • Excel­lent Eng­lish and Ger­man skills

How to ap­ply:

Please send your applic­a­tion quot­ing the above ref­er­ence num­ber and adding the lis­ted doc­u­ments (in par­tic­u­lar cover let­ter, max. five-page pro­ject descrip­tion, CV includ­ing a list of pub­lic­a­tions, key pub­lic­a­tions, cop­ies of cer­ti­fic­ates, a let­ter of recom­mend­a­tion from your doc­toral super­visor, and a copy of your doc­toral thesis (if avail­able)) by email to Claudia Ben Nas­ral­lah (

By sub­mit­ting your applic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­cessed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment homepage: or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal oppor­tun­it­ies between women and men, applic­a­tions by women with the required qual­i­fic­a­tions are expli­citly desired. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Fak­ultät II, Insti­tut für Chemie, Exzel­len­zcluster UniSy­sCat, Prof. Dr. Arne Thomas, Sekr. BEL 4, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Ber­lin
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ID: 92353

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Research assist­ant without teach­ing oblig­a­tion
  • PostDoc
for a period of 12 mon­ths
full-time; part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Salary grade E13
  • bi­o­logy
  • chem­istry
Field of stud­ies:
  • bi­o­logy
  • chem­istry
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Master, Diplom or equivalent and PhD
Lan­guage skills:
  • German (excellent knowledge of language)
  • English (excellent knowledge of language)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
Con­tact per­son:
Prof. Dr. Arne Thomas
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät II, Institut für Chemie, Exzellenzcluster UniSysCat, Prof. Dr. Arne Thomas, Sekr. BEL 4, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin
By e-mail:

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