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Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.
The Laboratory for Advanced Fibers at Empa in St. Gallen has an open position for a
Post Doc or Scientist (100%)
The main objective of the position is to synthesize organo-phosphorus based functional molecules. They find application as additives in bulk polymer/coatings and as monomers in synthesis of phosphorus containing polymers. This position offers the possibility to do nice fundamental research and develop an international scientific profile (scientific publications); while the results obtained can lead to industrial transfer in the future (patents).

What kind of candidate are we looking for?


This position will be available starting 1st January 2020, for a duration of 36 months. You work in an international interdisciplinary team with well-equipped synthesis laboratory and excellent analytical facilities.

For further information about the position please contact Dr. Sabyasachi Gaan, Group Leader Additives and Chemistry, Sabyasachi.gaan@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s402 and Empa-Video

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

Empa, Esther Zürcher, Human Resources, Lerchenfeldstrasse 5, 9014 St. Gallen, Switzerland.