PhD Position in Supramolecular Chemistry, University of Siegen, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

PhD Position in Supramolecular Chemistry: The University of Siegen is offering a part-time researcher position in the field of supramolecular chemistry, housed within the Faculty IV: School of Science and Technology. This role is designed to support the candidate’s doctoral studies and is limited to a period of three years.


Scientific Employee

Research Area:

Supramolecular Chemistry, Organic Chemistry


University of Siegen, Germany


  • An above-average academic degree (Master or equivalent) in Chemistry
  • A Master’s thesis in the field of supramolecular chemistry is advantageous, particularly with aspects of organic synthesis and coordination chemistry
  • Experience with the synthesis of organic ligands, coordination complexes, and cage compounds
  • Proficiency in the characterization of supramolecular structures using spectroscopy techniques (e.g., diamagnetic and paramagnetic NMR, UV/vis) and photochemistry
  • Strong knowledge of English; knowledge of German is advantageous
  • Participation in scientific exchanges (e.g., conferences) and/or publications is desirable
  • Teaching experience in organic chemistry is an advantage

Job Description:

  • Conduct research in the field of supramolecular chemistry aiming for a doctorate
  • Perform independent research and practical laboratory work, including the synthesis of organic ligands and investigating the self-organization of supramolecular structures
  • Collaborate with other scientists in both national and international contexts
  • Participate in preparing and editing publications and progress reports
  • Teach organic chemistry, including supervising Bachelor’s and Master’s research projects
  • Engage in research group tasks

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications via the University of Siegen’s job portal here. Applications submitted in paper form or via email will not be considered.

Last Date for Apply:

July 31, 2024

Contact Information:

Prof. Dr. Anna McConnell
Phone: 0271/740-4360

The University of Siegen promotes equal opportunities and diversity, welcoming applications from people of all genders and backgrounds. Special consideration is given to female applicants and individuals with disabilities or equal status.



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