Career

10. August 2022
The INM Energy Materials Group, in collaboration with the InnovationCenter INM, explores the application of novel materials and high-performance batteries. For our research on high-performance electrode materials, we seek a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the field of lithium-ion and sodium-ion battery materials (desired starting date: October, 2022, salary level 13 TV-L, 39,5h/week, contract limited to two years, with possible extension). Details…
04. August 2022
Wir suchen, zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt, für die Mitarbeit im Einkauf eine studentische Hilfskraft (m/w/d) mit ca. 12 Stunden pro Woche. Ihre Aufgaben umfassen die Vorbereitung von Bestellungen, Lieferkontrolle und Rechnungs-prüfung sowie allgemeine Bürotätigkeiten. Details…
14. July 2022
INM’s research group Immuno-Materials investigates how microscale cell-like materials can be formed such that they combine multiple life-like functionalities and can be integrated into living systems. For this we apply organoid cultures, bottom-up synthetic biology and microfluidics to reconstitute immunoregulatory processes for therapeutic applications. In the new project ART-TIME (ARTificial Tumor Immune Microenvironments), we invite applications for a PHD STUDENT (m/f/d) on development of new synthetic cell composites for immunotherapy starting on November 1st 2022 (with some flexibility). Details…
06. July 2022
Wir suchen eine/n (promovierte/n) wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in (Univ.) (m, w, d) der Fachrichtungen Chemie, Materialwissenschaft, Physik oder Ingenieurswissenschaften für den Bereich Neue Energie Materialien für elektrochemische Anwendungen Es erwarten Sie höchst interessante Aufgabengebiete in Projekten mit der Industrie, überwiegend im Bereich der Entwicklung und Testung neuer Batteriematerialien (Lithium- und Natrium-Ionen-Batterien). Neue Materialien sind beispielsweise 2D Materialien (MXene, MBene), Nanohybridmaterialien und Berliner Blau Analoga. Ein weiteres Feld zum Technologietransfer ist die elektrochemische Lithium-Gewinnung und Batterierecycling. Diese Projekte beinhalten unter anderem den Weg von vielfältigen Synthesen im Labor bis zur Überführung von Forschungs- und Entwicklungsergebnissen in den Demonstratormaßstab. Sie haben während Ihrer Arbeit, die zunächst auf zwei Jahre angesetzt ist, ständigen Kontakt zu unseren Industriekunden. Details…
06. July 2022
The INM Energy Materials Group, in collaboration with the University of Salzburg in Austria, explores the application of the novel material spherogels. Spherogels are hollow carbon spheres with a void core that can be filled with other nanomaterials (oxides, sulfides, etc.).This material provides exciting perspectives for high performance batteries and electrocatalysis. We seek a Ph.D. student (m/f/d) in the field of synthesis and application of nanohybrid materials Desired starting date: September 1st, 2022, salary level E13 TV-L 50% (with potential increase during the project), contract limited to three years (with possible extension).  Details…
13. April 2022
INM’s research group Structure Formation investigates how multiscale materials can be formed from molecules and nanoparticles such that they combine multiple functionalities and can be curtailed for emerging applications. In the new project BROADCAST (Biomimetic Robots autonomously driven by Dielectric elastomers) funded by DFG (German Research Foundation), we invite applications for a PHD STUDENT (m/f/d) on new conductive composites for soft robotics with adapted multiscale structures Details…
08. April 2022
INM’s research group Electrofluids investigates a new kind of materials consisting of electrically conductive particles suspended in insulating liquid matrices that form percolating networks with the aim of their integration in soft materials for applications like sensors, wearables, and robotics. The group studies the interplay between particle-particle friction, contact resistance, percolation, bulk resistance, and suspension viscosity. In our project funded by ERC (European Research Council), we are seeking a PhD Student (m/f/d) in the field of particle suspensions and fluids for soft electronics Details…
08. April 2022
The INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials in Saarbrücken, Germany, is an internationally leading center for advanced materials research with a growing focus in biomaterials and medical devices. In collaboration with the INM Innovation Center we also transfer scientific achievements into innovative solutions for diagnostics and therapeutics. We seek a creative and entrepreneurial scientific leader in the field of materials and materials-based technologies for biomedical applications. This opening primarily targets senior scientists with a developed independent profile in the field, but junior scientists who have completed at least a first postdoctoral phase are also invited to apply. Details…
14. October 2021
The INM and Saarland University are seeking a Scientific Director and Head of Department (f/m/x) for the Leibniz Institute for New Materials starting January 2023. The successful applicant will simultaneously be appointed as Professor (W3) for New Materials (f/m/x) in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology at Saarland University. Application Deadline: November 25, 2021.Details…