Postdoctoral Researcher – Lipid Membranes, ISTA, Austria

Postdoc in Austria
Postdoctoral Researcher – Lipid Membrane: The Soft BioColloids group at the University of Bordeaux, led by Assist. Prof. Laura Alvarez, seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher to study the interaction of lipid membranes with chemotactic colloids. This is an 18-month position starting in July 2024, in collaboration with Prof. Anđela Šarić’s group at ISTA, Austria.

Postdoctoral Researcher – Interaction of Lipid Membranes with Chemotactic Colloids

Job Summary Table:

DesignationPostdoctoral Researcher
Research AreaInteraction of Lipid Membranes with Chemotactic Colloids
LocationUniversity of Bordeaux, France
Starting DateJuly 2024
Duration18 months
EligibilityPhD in chemical engineering, physical chemistry, or physics
How to ApplyOnline application with required documents
Last Date to ApplyApply as soon as possible.


Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area:

Interaction of Lipid Membranes with Chemotactic Colloids


University of Bordeaux, France


  • Education: PhD in Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Physics, or equivalent.
  • Experience: Proven experience with lipid vesicles or colloidal systems.
  • Skills:
    • Proficiency in image analysis and particle tracking using Matlab or Python.
    • Strong experimental skills.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
    • Creative problem-solving abilities.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will engage in:

  • Fabrication of soft active vesicles and catalytic colloidal particles.
  • Studying interactions and behaviors in controlled chemical landscapes.
  • Collaborating with Prof. Anđela Šarić’s group at ISTA for numerical simulations.
  • Possible secondment to Prof. Šarić’s group by the end of the postdoc.


  • 18-month contract.
  • Access to state-of-the-art laboratories and shared facilities.
  • Involvement in international and European collaborative networks.
  • Competitive salary based on French scales for postdocs.
  • Vacation and maternity/paternity leave according to French law.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents online:

  • Cover letter (max. 1 page) describing motivation and research experience.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Digital copies of Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degree certificates.
  • Contact details of two to three references.

Website: Soft BioColloids Group
Twitter: @LauraAlvarez_F

Last Date to Apply:

Apply as soon as possible.



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