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Research assistant (m/f/d), EG 13 TV-H - in the field of organometallic chemistry

Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Chemistry - Prof. Dr. Ulrich Siemeling - temporary, part-time (currently 20 hours per week)

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Part-time with half the regular working hours of a full-time employee. The position is initially limited to 3 years with the possibility of extension for a maximum of a further 2 years (qualification position according to § 65 HHG in conjunction with § 2 para. 1 sentence 1 WissZeitVG). The possibility of a doctorate is given.


Your tasks:

  • Scientific collaboration in research and teaching in the field of organometallic chemistry
  • Independent work on a research sub-area in the field of unconventional N-heterocyclic carbenes
  • Implementation of the GefStoffV in the department


Your requirements:

  • University degree (Diploma, Master) in nanostructure sciences / nanoscience with at least good results
  • Experience in the synthesis and chemistry of unconventional N-heterocyclic carbenes


Advantageous are:

  • Previous experience in the co-organization of supervision-intensive courses
  • Thorough, careful, conscientious and independent way of working
  • Creative, result-oriented working style
  • A high degree of organizational skills
  • High motivation and ability to work in a team
  • Very good specialist knowledge and extensive practical experience in organometallic chemistry and analytics
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken German and English


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Siemeling, Tel.: 0561-804-4576, E-Mail: siemeling[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


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In the interests of equal opportunities, the University of Kassel strives to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude and qualifications are given preference. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please only send us copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number in the subject line, also in electronic form.