Ph.D. students (# of pos: 2)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 28 Dec 2022

Lodz University of Technology is one of the finest universities of technology in Poland. Its tradition and experience in training professionals and conducting research date back more than 75 years. It is an attractive partner for business. It cooperates with the largest national and international corporations. It conducts research of a European standard, develops new technologies and creates innovation in collaboration with the leading research centres all over the world. One of the pillars of Lodz University of Technology management is equal treatment of staff regardless of their gender, age, race or other demographic and social characteristics. In 2016, TUL was the first technical university in Poland to receive the HR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH award certifying that the University adheres to the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

1. The requirements to be met by the candidate:

  • Expertise in synthesis of organic dyes, proven by co-authorship (as a first author) of minimum one publication in journal with IF > 4.5.
  • Expertise in spectroscopic characterization of organic dyes by means of UV-Vis absorption and photoluminescence techniques.
  • Experience in manuscript writing.
  • Passion for multidisciplinary research, and willing to explore new research topics and applications will be treated as an advantage.
  • Reliability, motivation in the implementation of research tasks, and the ability to work in a team.

2. The terms and conditions of employment:

  • Competitive Fellowship up to 6000 PLN/month gross/gross based on the qualifications.
  • Starting date: immediately, preferably from January 2023.
  • Full public health insurance and international research environment at the Lodz University of Technology.

3. Description of the expected responsibilities and duties:

  • Synthesis of new 7-nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazole (NBD) derivatives or naphthalene imides organic electroactive materials and their spectroscopic characterization aimed at selection of prospective candidates for organic thin film devices.
  • Co-operation and effective communication with the members of Nanostructures and Interfaces Group and other research groups in ICRI-BioM.
  • Disseminating the key findings in international/national conferences and publishing the results in an international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Participation in ICRI-BioM/TUL seminars, lectures, and workshops.

4. List of the required documents:

  • (a) Letter of motivation, (b) a brief CV, including references, list of publications and research projects, (c) scanned copy of master’s degree, and a copy of the transcript in a single PDF file.

5. Interested candidates are requested to e-mail the following documents in a single PDF file. The e-mail should have a subject line: “Application for Ph.D. fellowship in ICRI-BioM (organic dyes)”.

6. Please submit the required documents to


8. ICRI-BioM is an International Research Agenda, established within Lodz University of Technology under the Foundation for Polish Science MAB PLUS Program in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz. It aims the creation of an excellent scientific unit that focuses on combining polymer chemistry with molecular biosystems engineering experimentally and with the aid of computational sciences. It is expected that the collaboration and synergy between these groups, the local scientific environment, and international cooperation will lead to breakthrough research in basic and applied sciences. The major research areas of ICRI-BioM are Biotechnology, Computational Chemistry, Biomaterials, Polymer Chemistry, and Nanomaterials. More details of the research groups, and team members can be found here

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