Job openings

General job openings within the Max Planck Society are available at

Specific job offers for positions within the Nanochemistry research group are available here.

PhD applications should be submitted to the International Max Planck Research School for Advanced Materials at

For unsolicited PhD and PostDoc applications via the cluster of excellence NIM please follow the instructions and use the application form at and send your documents to:

Applications for PhD positions are also possible via the online application page of the Center for Nanoscience (CeNS) via, where you will be able to retrieve details on the formal requirements as well as the application procedure.

Bachelor- and Master theses, PhD and postdoctoral research may be carried out within the diverse framework of research topics covered by the group, ranging from organic synthesis of ligands for porous frameworks to nanoparticle and sol-gel chemistry as well as research into photonic materials. Different funding agencies may provide funding for a PhD or postdoctoral position, such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, DAAD, or the EU (Marie-Curie fellowship). Note that scholarship applications need time to be processed. If you are interested, please contact Prof. Lotsch.

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