Researcher in the Structure and Dynamics in Catalysis

Job description:

  • Data analysis: Extended X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure, Linear combination analysis, Principal component analysis
  • Design and implementation of reactor system for in-situ X-Ray and infrared studies of transition metal ions-containing zeolite-based catalysts
  • Planning and performing X-Ray experiments at synchrotron facilities
  • Publishing of the results and preparation of the scientific proposals 

Type of contract: Temporary (18. 03. 2024 - 18. 09. 2024)

Job status: Part-time (up to 30% of FTE)

Offer starting date: As soon as possible


  • PhD in chemistry or material sciences
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in in situ and ex situ X-Ray techniques employed for zeolites characterization
  • Broad experience in performing synchrotron measurements and data evaluation, employment as a beamline scientist would be considered as advantage
  • Background: zeolites, Al organization in zeolites, heterogeneous catalysis, X-ray methods, material chemistry
  • Supervision of PhD students and postdoctoral researchers is highly welcome

We offer:

  • 5 weeks paid leave of absence (holidays) per year + 3 days of paid sick-leave in addition to the statutory insurance
  • Flexible working-time, the possibility of part-time work
  • Possibility of attending children groups of the CAS
  • Sports goods rental, free parking, trade union library
  • Language courses
  • Possibility of further education and career development by participating in courses organized by our institute.

Eligibility criteria:
To apply, please send your CV and motivation letter to Please, include SC2024_11  in the subject line of your email.

Selection process

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Application deadline
29. 2. 2024