Ph.D. Student (m/f/d) in the field of Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalysis



Reference number


Employment category

Part-time / 67

Preferred start date



E 13 TVöD

Contract Term

Limited / 3 Jahre


Berlin Adlershof

Richard-Willstätter-Straße 11
12489 Berlin

Division 1.1 - Inorganic Trace Analysis

To strengthen our team in the division “Inorganic Trace Analysis” in Berlin-Adlershof,we are looking for a

Ph.D. Student (m/f/d) in the field of Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalysis

Salary group 13 TVöD
Temporary contract for 36 months
part-time employment (67%)

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is a materials research organization in Germany. Our mission is to ensure safety in technology and chemistry. We perform research and testing in materials science, materials engineering and chemistry to improve the safety of products and processes. At BAM we do research that matters. Our work covers a broad array of topics in the focus areas of energy, infrastructure, environment, materials, and analytical sciences. We offer an excellent work environment, located in Berlin, with state of the art research infrastructure and special laboratories.

We are looking for talented people to join us.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Development of methods for species-specific isotopic analysis via capillary electrophoresis (CE) and multicollector ICP-MS (MC-ICP-MS)
  • Optimization of CE-methods for biomolecule analysis
  • Development of species-specific (isotopic) reference materials
  • Application to biological samples
  • Publication of the results in peer-reviewed journals
  • Presentation of the results on inter-/national scientific conferences

Your qualifications:

  • Succesfully completed scientific education (Diploma/Master) in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalysis or related subjects
  • Knowledge in analytical chemistry, in elemental or isotope-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)
  • Knowledge in chromatography/(capillary) electrophoresis; hyphenated techniques
  • Good knowledge of data evaluation tools (EXCEL, ORIGIN)
  • Very good skills in english language (spoken and written)

We offer:

  • Interdisciplinary research at the interface of politics, economics and society
  • Work in national and international networks with universities, research institutes and industrial companies
  • Outstanding facilities and infrastructure
  • Flexible working hours, mobile working

Your application:

We welcome applications via the online application form by 28.08.2020. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 179/20-1.1 to:

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
Referat Z.3 - Personal
Unter den Eichen 87
12205 Berlin

Dr. Meermann will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have. Please get in touch via the telephone number +49 30 8104-1110 and/or by email to Bjoern.Meermann@bam.de.

BAM pursues the goal of professional equality between women and men. We therefore particularly welcome applications from women. In addition, BAM supports the integration of severely disabled persons and therefore expressly welcomes their applications. With regard to the fulfilment of the job advertisement requirements, the application documents are examined individually. Recognised severely disabled persons will be given preferential consideration if they are equally suitable.

The advertised position requires a low level of physical aptitude.