Post-Doc Fellow Position

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr

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Job offer from July 27, 2021

Open Post-Doc Fellow Position at MPI für Kohlenforschung in the Department of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Energy.

For the research group of PD Dr. Harun Tüysüz we are searching for a post-doc fellow (m/f/d) in the field of "Monitoring solid catalysts under operating conditions" in full time (39 hours). The position is available immediately and will remain open until it is filled.

Description of project:

The project deals with the design of carbon-based porous solid catalysts for CO/Cl2 conversion and their investigations through spectroscopic methods under operating conditions.The project is the part of industrial Carbon2Chem consortium.The post-doc fellow also is expected to implement electrochemical Raman microscopy to monitor alteration of water electrolysis catalysts to support other research activities of the research team.


  •  A PhD Degree inChemistry
  •  Experience with synthesis and characterization of solid catalysts
  •  Practical skills with operando techniques and continuous flow reactor systems 
  •  Know-how, knowledge and experience with Raman microscopy
  •  Very good English language and communication skills


Please send your application (including cover letter, curriculum vitae and a copy of your certificates) as a pdf-file via E-Mail to

Further information about the research group activities.

The Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim an der Ruhr conducts basic chemical research aimed at making chemical transformations as energy and resource efficient as possible. Catalysis with all its facets is at the centre of the research.

We offer an interesting, versatile and ambitious occupation in a well-respected research facility with an international surrounding.The Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung is anxious to promote especially the career of women in areas where they are underrepresented. Therefore we are looking forward to replies of female applicants. As well applications of convenient severely disabled and equated candidates are explicitly welcome.

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