Research Associate, Chemistry, Inorganic and Applied Chemistry

University of Hamburg



The Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences / Department of Chemistry /
Institute of Inorganic and Applied Chemistry invites applications for a

Weiterentwicklung, Optimierung und Skalierung
alginatbasierter Komposit-Materialien zur thermochemischen Speicherung”


The position in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg higher education act
(Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on 01.04.2019.

This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed until 31.12.2021. The
position calls for 50 % of standard work hours per week**.

Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

Specific Duties:
Experimental study of phase change processes of salts and salt mixtures in an alginate based
matrix and thermodynamic modeling of phase equilibria.

A university degree in a relevant field. Experience with experimental techniques used for the
investigation of phase transition processes, good English language skills.

Universität Hamburg has been certified.

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The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly
encourages women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in accordance with the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz,

Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process.
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Steiger or consult our website at

Applications should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s). Please send applications by 04.03.2019 to: Prof. Dr. Michael Steiger (

Please do not submit original documents as we are not able to return them. Any documents submitted will be destroyed after the application process has concluded.


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