Research Associate / PhD student (m / f / d) in the Sustainable Electrochemistry research team

November 29, 2021
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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    November 29, 2021
  • Expiration date
  • Gender
  • Qualification

Job Description

The DECHEMA research institute is an independent, non-profit foundation under civil law. The institute’s core competencies lie in the key disciplines of materials and corrosion, chemical engineering, electrochemistry and biotechnology. Around 80 employees work on central problems across the board, from basic research to application-oriented development, in order to develop resource-saving and ecologically compatible technological solutions for industrial use in various areas.


  • Catalyst development for selective electrochemical oxidation of biogas
  • Manufacture of gas diffusion electrodes
  • Further development and evaluation of electrolysis concepts
  • Evaluation of results, preparation of reports and writing of scientific publications
  • Project organization and communication with the relevant industry
  • Presentation of the results achieved at international conferences

Qualification profile

  • Preferred subject areas: chemistry / physics / materials science or a comparable course of study in which a scientific focus was taken
  • Basic knowledge of electrochemistry and catalyst development is an advantage
  • High level of commitment, ability to work in a team and enthusiasm for systematic and independent scientific and experimental work
  • Very good written and spoken English language skills as well as a good command of written and spoken German are required
  • Competent presentation of research results in a scientific framework and through lectures

We offer

  • An interdisciplinary, experienced team of chemists, engineers and microbiologists
  • Working on a sustainable technology for the substitution of fossil raw materials
  • Powerful analytical equipment as well as extensive experimental equipment for electrochemical experiments
  • Project organization and participation
  • Participation in the further training program of the DECHEMA research institute
  • The opportunity to do a doctorate at a German university
  • Attractive remuneration, flexible working hours and mobile working

Contact for applications

DECHEMA Research Institute • Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25 • 60486 Frankfurt am Main •
If you have any questions, please contact: Dr. Markus Stöckl, Tel .: 069 / 7564-642