Job ID: 118251

Research Associate For the future Director of Electron Microscopy

University of Bayreuth

  • Jan. 14, 2019
  • Research Associate For the future Director of Electron Microscopy
  • Bavarian Polymer Institute
  • University of Bayreuth
    Bayreuth, Bavaria
  • Feb. 15, 2019
  • Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences

In the KeyLab "Electron and Optical Microscopy" of the Bavarian Polymer Institute of the University of Bayreuth, the following full-time position is to be filled as soon as possible, initially for a limited period:

Research Associate
For the future Director of Electron Microscopy


  • Scientific support and further development of electron microscopy in the Key Lab
  • Orientation and training of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in theory and practice
  • Participation in labs and internships for master’s students and doctoral researchers


  • A university degree and doctorate in natural sciences or engineering
  • Relevant experience in electron microscopy
  • Experience applying for, operating, and monitoring large-scale research equipment
  • The ability to work in a team, strong communication skills, constructive collaboration with scientists and administrative staff
  • A solution-oriented and independent way of working as well as a convincing demeanor
  • Experience in personnel management would be an asset

Please note:
The position is initially to be filled for a fixed term of two years. In the event of a positive re-view, the institute will seek to transfer management responsibility for the Electron Microsco-py division and establish a permanent employment relationship.

All qualifications being equal, severely disabled applicants will be given priority.

The University of Bayreuth seeks to increase the proportion of women involved in research and teaching and therefore particularly welcomes female applicants.

Application Deadline
Please submit the usual application documents by e-mail as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) with the subject line "Elektronenmikroskopie BPI" by 15 February 2019 to Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt (

About the University of Bayreuth
The University of Bayreuth exists since 1975 and is one of the most successful young universities in Germany. It is ranked 30th in Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Ranking of the world’s top 250 universities, less than 50 years old. Interdisciplinary research and teaching is a key feature of 154 study programs at six faculties in science and engineering, law and economics, language, literature and cultural studies. The University of Bayreuth has about 13,500 students, about 1,250 scientific employees, 239 professors and about 950 non-academic staff. She is one of the largest employers in the region. (21.12.2018)

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