PhD student (m/f/d) | Organic and supramolecular chemistry

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm

Type of Job

Young Researchers

Structural and Cell Biology Chemistry

Job Code: 08/2023

Job offer from January 23, 2023

The Carbohydrate Materials Group (group leader Dr. Martina Delbianco) at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, Germany invites applications from outstanding young scientists for the position of PhD student (m/f/d) in organic and supramolecular chemistry

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student (m/f/d) and team player with strong communication skills and the desire to work in a dynamic field of Carbohydrate Materials.
You should have a degree in Chemistry, or closely related fields, with an outstanding profile and interests in:

  • Organic synthesis
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Experience in carbohydrate chemistry or structural analysis (NMR, TEM, SEM, AFM) is beneficial but not required

The position will be under the project GLYCOFOLD (ERC – 101075357) in the Carbohydrate Materials group.
The position is available starting from May 2023 with a flexible starting date.

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

Please send us your application in English until February 28, 2023.

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 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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