registration number: fb15-0029-wmz-2023


Entry date:
as soon as possible


Application deadline:


E 13 TV-H


3 years


Volume of employment:
part-time (50 %)

The Philipps University, founded in 1527, offers multiple award-winning teaching for around 22,000 students and tackles the important issues of our time with excellent research across a broad spectrum of science.

The Department of Chemistry, research group on Inorganic and Fluorine Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Kraus is currently accepting applications for a

Doctoral Researcher/PhD

The position is offered for a period of 3 years, if no former times of qualification must be considered. The starting date is as soon as possible. The position is part-time (50 % of regular working hours) with salary and benefits commensurate with a public service position in the state Hesse, Germany (TV-H E 13, 50 %).


  • include scientific services in research and teaching
  • Synthesis and characterization of chemical compounds
  • Synthesis and characterization of fluoridic phosphors on Mn(IV) basis
  • Co-management of the EDP of the working group

The position is limited to a time period deemed adequate for the completion of a doctoral degree. As part of the assigned duties, there will be ample opportunity to conduct the independent scientific research necessary for the completion of a doctorate. The limitation complies with § 2, 1 WissZeitVG.


  • MSc-degree or equivalent in Chemistry or Material Sciences
  • Proven, confident proficiency in the Schlenk technique
  • Experience in synthesis of molecules and solids, X-ray diffraction, UV/VIS, IR, Raman and NMR spectroscopy, thermal analysis, is desirable but not required

Disposition to own scientific qualification, a doctorate project in the area of fluoridic phosphors is expected.

We actively support the professional development of junior researchers, e.g. by the offers of Marburg Research Academy (MARA), the International Office and the Higher Education Didactics Office.

Contact for more Information

Prof. Dr. Florian Kraus

+49 6421-28 26668


We support women and strongly encourage them to apply. In areas where women are underrepresented, female applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. As a certified family-friendly university, we support our employees in balancing family and career. A reduction of working time is possible. Applicants with a disability as discribed in SGB IX (§ 2 Abs. 2, 3) will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Application and interview costs can not be refunded.

Please apply by 30.09.2023 using the button below.

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