Postdoctoral Position | Carbohydrate Materials

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm

Type of Job


Job Code: 17/2021

Job offer from November 16, 2021

The Department of Biomolecular Systems (Director Prof. Dr. Peter H. Seeberger) at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, Germany invites applications from outstanding young scientists for the position of Postdoctoral Position.

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc (m/f/d) and team player with strong communication skills and the desire to work in a dynamic field of Carbohydrate Materials. The candidate should have proven experience with organic chemistry and/or with analytical techniques.

You should have a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree in any area of chemistry, with an outstanding profile, a strong background and interests in

  • Organic synthesis
  • Structural analysis (NMR, TEM, SEM, AFM)
  • Experience in carbohydrate chemistry is beneficial

The position will be under the project CarboMat (BMBF - 13XP5114) in the Carbohydrate Materials group.

The position is available starting from January 2022 with a flexible starting date.

To submit your candidature please send an email to: with subject CarboMat Postdoc – [Name, Surname], with attached PDF version of your CV and a short cover letter.

Please send us your application in English until December 15, 2021.

The candidate CV will be evaluated internally according to the project and the best candidates will be invited for an online interview. After the online interview the interviewed candidates will receive an email with the final decision.

The accepted candidate will join the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Biomolecular System Department, in the group led by Dr. Martina Delbianco.

The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. The Max-Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

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