Open Post-Doc Fellow Position (m/f/d) | Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Energy

Scientist Mülheim an der Ruhr
Solid State Research & Material Sciences Chemistry
Job Offer from March 22, 2023

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 center of the research.

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 starting from 01.06.2023 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 multidisciplinary and is the part of industrial Carbon2Chem consortium.


  • A PhD Degree inChemistry
  • Experience with synthesis and characterization of solid catalysts, prefarably with carbon-based materials.
  • 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 to

Further information about the research group activities.

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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