PhD Candidate in Polymer Synthesis ( all genders )

Posted 18 Aug 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 208922


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: 

We offer the opportunity for a PhD thesis on the synthesis of innovative polymers for biomedical applications within a R&D group in Life Science. These polymers will be applied in delivery systems for pharmaceutically active compounds. You will become part of a cross-disciplinary and dynamic team where you will participate in developing cutting-edge technologies in the field of drug delivery. With your PhD embedded in an ongoing research project you will gain exposure to an industry setting while your results directly impact applications. Beyond performing experiments, literature searches and data interpretation, this PhD project offers the opportunity to interact with experts from neighboring fields, present results to interdisciplinary audiences and publish results in peer-reviewed scientific journals.


Who you are:

Master or equivalent in Chemistry, Nano-/Polymer science or related discipline.
Very good knowledge of polymer chemistry and proven practical experience in polymer synthesis & analytics.
Self-motivated, eager scientist striving to acquire new skills and able to work independently.
Enjoying working in a dynamic and interdisciplinary team.
Organizational & communication skills and excellent knowledge of German & English (spoken and written).



at least 3 years, starting in October/November 2020

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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