PhD position_microfluidics

Updated: 14 days ago
Location: Braunschweig, NIEDERSACHSEN
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 23 Apr 2020

The Institute of Microtechnology of the Technical University of Braunschweig is looking to fill a PhD position (Entgeltgruppe E 13, m/w/d) as part of Prof. Dr. Iordania Constantinou’s research group. The earliest starting date for this position will be on 15.05.2020. Part-time employment is also a possibility.

The project involves the development, fabrication, and optimization of microfluidic systems for applications in chemistry and the life sciences. Research will focus on new materials, fabrication techniques, and applications.

Desired qualifications:

  • An above-average master’s degree in mechanical engineering, physics, or related
  • Experience in micro/nano-fabrication
  • Theoretical and practical experience in the area of microfluidic systems
  • Interest in gaining teaching experience
  • Flexibility and reliability
  • Very good knowledge of English, good German

The Institute for Microtechnology (Institut für Mikrotechnik) is home to a dynamic team working on a range of interdisciplinary subjects in a collaborative environment. A state-of-the-art cleanroom facility, in combination with additional associated laboratories provides all necessary equipment and support for the fabrication and characterization of novel microsystems.

Part of the work mentioned above will be carried out in the newly founded Center of Pharmaceutical Engineering (PVZ) in Braunschweig. In PVZ experts from pharmacy, process engineering, and microtechnology work together towards the production of inexpensive, tailor-made medicines and medical devices.

The TU Braunschweig aims to increase the number of women in science and technology. Women are therefore strongly urged to apply, as are qualified handicapped applicants. The university is multi-cultural and applications are welcome from all nationalities.

Applications should be sent directly to at [email protected] . Please include a complete CV accompanied by a short cover letter and a copy of all available university transcripts. We look forward to receiving your application.

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