Vacancy No. 291/2024

PhD Position / Research Assistent (f/m/d)

Development and characterization of a reaction device for NMR measurements under harsh process conditions

Job description
  • Simulation, modelling, design and manufacturing of miniaturized reaction modules (mixers, reactors, heat exchangers). Manufacturing technique is 3D ceramic printing, preferably.
  • Test and characterization of the modules with regard to target temperature and pressure, mixing quality, reaction performance as well as application in standardized high-field NMR systems. Transfer to benchtop NMR system could be a next step.
  • Miniaturization of the already developed devices, application with new and advanced mini- / micro NMR systems, combination with other systems within the CRC program.
  • Supervision of bachelor / master students. Support in teaching for several lectures for microscale process engineering.
  • Publication of research results in peer-reviewed journals, conferences and workshops.
Personal qualification
  • MSc in Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Fundamental knowledge in NMR and NMR measurements
  • Fundamental knowledge in device design and materials research
  • English fluently
  • Working in a team, self-motivated, keen to learn

Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Organizational unit

Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT)

Starting date

baldmöglichst / as soon as possible

Contract duration


Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Prof. Brandner, phone +49 721 608-23963, email:


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 291/2024 .
Personnel Support is provided by 

Ms Gätcke
phone: +49 721 608-25010,

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.
Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.