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Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Sekretär/-in in Teilzeit
position(s).

Das Fritz-Haber-Institut, Abteilung Anorganische Chemie sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/einen

Sekretärin/Sekretär (m/w/d)

Die Stelle ist befristet bis zum 30. April 2023 und in Teilzeit (50%) mit derzeit 19,5 Wochenstunden zu besetzen.

Das Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (www.fhi-berlin.mpg.de) gehört mit seinen ca. 350 Beschäftigten zu den international renommiertesten Forschungsinstituten. Das Institut betreibt Grundlagenforschung zum Verständnis von chemischen und physikalischen Prozessen an Oberflächen, Grenzflächen Clustern und Nanostrukturen. Unsere Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler betreiben hier auf historischem Gelände Spitzenforschung, die weltweit einzigartig ist.

Ihre Aufgaben

• Allgemeine Sekretariatsaufgaben (Post, Telefondienst, Abwesenheitskartei etc.)
• Unterstützung bei der Organisation von Veranstaltungen (Buchung der Seminarräume, Unterbringung von Gästen, Organisation der Bewirtung und deren Abrechnung)
• Bestellungen
• Archivierung (Ablage und Datenbank)
• Ausführung der Daueraufträge
• Jährlich wiederkehrende Aufgaben (projektbezogene Sonderaufgaben)
• Zuarbeit an die Assistentin des Direktors (Reiseangelegenheiten u.a.)

Ihr Profil

• Erste Erfahrungen im Sekretariat oder einem Verwaltungsbüro (gerne Wiedereinstieg)
• Selbständige Arbeitsweise
• Freude an wiederkehrenden Aufgaben
• Zuverlässige, vertrauenswürdige und teamfähige Person mit schneller Auffassungsgabe
• Bereitschaft sich in neue Vorgänge einzuarbeiten
• Kenntnisse im Umgang mit dem MacIntosh/Apple System, mit MS Excel und MS Word
• Grundkenntnisse in Englisch sind notwendig

Die Vergütung erfolgt nach dem Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst (TVöD Bund) und richtet sich nach der Ausbildung und Berufserfahrung. Die Sozialleistungen einschließlich einer zusätzlichen betrieblichen Altersversorgung entsprechen denen des öffentlichen Dienstes.

Die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, mehr schwerbehinderte Menschen zu beschäftigen. Bewerbungen Schwerbehinderter sind ausdrücklich erwünscht.

Bitte senden Sie Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen ausschließlich per E-Mail und in einer PDF-Datei (max. 5 MB) unter Angabe der Kennziffer PA-01-2019 im Betreff bis zum 12.07.2019 an:fhi-stellen@fhi-berlin.mpg.de

Die Erfassung und Weiterverarbeitung von Bewerbungen geschieht im FHI vorwiegend mit Hilfe der elektronischen Datenverarbeitung. Die datenschutzrechtlichen Bestimmungen werden dabei eingehalten. Mit der Bewerbung stimmt die Bewerberin/der Bewerber diesem Verfahren zu.

Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Labview Programmer
position(s).

The Fritz Haber Institute (Department of Inorganic Chemistry) offers a

Labview Programmer Position for Design, Development and Programming of Labview-based Process Control Systems

In the Department of Inorganic Chemistry we are dealing with fundamental research to understand the basic physical and chemical principles of existing catalytic processes and to discover new ways of transforming energy and producing chemicals and alternative synthetic fuels sustainably and to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide. Our studies include the conversion of water, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and light hydrocarbons in gas- and liquid-phase reactions over solid catalysts. For this purpose, we operate a large number of specifically designed laboratory reactors.

Your tasks: The successful candidate will develop programs for the automation of existing laboratory reactor setups. This includes the requirements analysis, the design and development of software modules, the development and programming of real-time applications, the development of an acquisition and evaluation software, and the test of the process control system with the existing hardware.

Your profile: We are looking for a highly motivated programmer with profound knowledge in Labview, in particular concerning real-time data acquisition and Labview FPGA programming, who can work independently and also in a team. The successful candidate attaches much importance to documentation. Required qualification is a Master degree in electrical engineering, computer science or equivalent. In addition, knowledge in integration of process components into a process control system is advantageous.

We offer: The position will be for 2 years with the option on extension. The Department of Inorganic Chemistry provides a stimulating, international working atmosphere, family-friendly flexible working hours and the opportunity for regular further training.

Your application: Please mail your application including list of projects, and list of references to

Dr. Pierre Kube
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
e-mail: kube@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
phone +49 (0)30 8413 4434

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.

We handle applications electronically, observing the German data privacy laws. By sending the application, the applicant declares his or her consent.

Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Postdoctoral position
position(s).

The Fritz Haber Institute (Department of Inorganic Chemistry) offers a

postdoctoral position for operando electron microscopy and spectroscopy to study functional materials related to energy conversion under working conditions.

Your tasks: The successful candidate will have the opportunity to independently operate state-of-the-art aberration corrected transmission electron microscopes (TEM) that can be equipped with dedicated in situ TEM holders in order to unravel the structural complexity of materials related to energy conversion under relevant conditions. The portfolio of applied operando techniques can further be extended by X-ray spectroscopy. The outcome of this research will directly contribute to a novel, sound understanding of the structure-activity relationship of such materials.

Your profile: We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with conceptual and social skills, who can work independently and is able to adopt new methods quickly. Required qualifications include a PhD in chemistry, materials science, or physics. A strong proven research background in aberration corrected TEM microscopy as well as the handling of state-of-the-art in situ cells for TEM is mandatory. In addition, the applicant is experienced in setting up analytical tools. Knowledge in heterogeneous catalysis or electrochemistry can be advantageous.

We offer: The postdoctoral position will be for 2 years with the option on extension. The Department of Inorganic Chemistry and its close relation to BESSY II provide a stimulating, international research environment for attainment of advanced academic qualification in modern science and technology. Berlin is a large, cosmopolitan and tolerant city that offers you a wide variety of culture, art, music, and outdoor opportunities. The project is situated within the framework of the excellence initiative “e-conversion” of the TU Munich.

Your application: Please mail your application documents including curriculum vitae, list of publications, a description of research interest/plan, and the names and addresses of two referees by the 30rd of April to

Dr. Thomas Lunkenbein
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
e-mail: lunkenbein@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
phone +49 (0)30 8413 4499

using the code word “operando investigation” in the subject heading.

The Max Planck Society aims to increase the participation of women in research. Therefore, applications by women are particularly welcome. Handicapped individuals are especially encouraged to apply. These applicants will be given priority in the case of same qualifications.

We handle applications electronically, observing the German data privacy laws. By sending the application, the applicant declares his or her consent.

Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Postdoctoral position
position(s).

Kinetic and spectroscopic investigations in selective dehydrogenation

Your tasks: The project deals with direct functionalization of hydrocarbon molecules applying supported metal nanoparticles as catalysts. The successful candidate will study the kinetics of selective dehydrogenation and functionalization reactions over bimetallic catalysts and perform or coordinate the functional characterization of the catalysts applying a combination of techniques including photoelectron spectroscopy at synchrotron sources and electron microscopy. The work is aimed at a deeper understanding of metal-promoter-support interactions in heterogeneous catalysis.

The activities are involved in the collaboration of the Fritz-Haber-Institut with the UniSysCat - BASF - JointLab at the Technical University Berlin.

Your profile: We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with conceptual skills, who can work independently. Required qualifications include a PhD in chemistry or chemical engineering. A strong proven research background in kinetics and heterogeneous catalysis is advantageous.

We offer: The postdoctoral position will be for 2 years with the option on extension and the opportunity for further qualification.

The Department of Inorganic Chemistry provides a stimulating, international research environment for attainment of advanced academic qualification. Berlin is a large, cosmopolitan and tolerant city that offers you a wide variety of culture, art, music, and outdoor opportunities.

Your application: Please e-mail your application documents including curriculum vitae, list of publications, a description of research interest/plan, and the names and addresses of two referees to

Dr. Annette Trunschke
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
e-mail: trunschke@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
phone: +49 30 8413 4457

using the code word “Kin-B” in the subject heading at your earliest convenience, but not later than 25th January 2019.

The Max Planck Society aims to increase the participation of women in research. Therefore, applications by women are particularly welcome.
Handicapped individuals are especially encouraged to apply. These applicants will be given priority in the case of same qualifications.
We handle applications electronically, observing the German data privacy laws. By sending the application, the applicant declares his or her consent.

Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Postdoctoral position
position(s).

Operando optical and EPR spectroscopy

Your tasks: The research involves studies of nano-structured solids by Raman spectroscopy applying varying excitation wavelengths in combination with EPR, UV-vis-NIR and fluorescence spectroscopy. The materials of interest are oxides and metal nanoparticles used in heterogeneous catalysis and energy-related applications. The aim of the project is to determine the surface structure of the catalysts at an atomistic level. The spectroscopic measurements will be performed under operation usually in gas-phase reactions at elevated temperatures. The functionality will be proven by gas chromatography or mass spectrometry of the reaction products formed. Isotope exchange experiments will be used to support assignments of spectroscopic features.

The project is involved in the collaboration of the Fritz-Haber-Institut with the UniSysCat - BASF - JointLab at the Technical University Berlin.

Your profile: The eligible candidate is highly motivated, ambitious, works independently and well in a team. Effective communication and writing skills are essential. A sound background in physical chemistry or chemical physics is required. Experiences in in-situ spectroscopy and DFT calculations are advantageous. The candidate should hold a PhD in chemistry or physics.

We offer: The postdoctoral position will be for 2 years with the option on extension and the opportunity for further qualification.

The Department of Inorganic Chemistry provides a stimulating, international research environment for attainment of advanced academic qualification. Berlin is a large, cosmopolitan and tolerant city that offers you a wide variety of culture, art, music, and outdoor opportunities.

Your application: Please e-mail your application documents including curriculum vitae, list of publications, a description of research interest/plan, and the names and addresses of two referees to

Dr. Annette Trunschke
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
e-mail: trunschke@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
phone: +49 30 8413 4457

using the code word “Raman-EPR” in the subject heading at your earliest convenience, but not later than 25th January 2019.

The Max Planck Society aims to increase the participation of women in research. Therefore, applications by women are particularly welcome.
Handicapped individuals are especially encouraged to apply. These applicants will be given priority in the case of same qualifications.
We handle applications electronically, observing the German data privacy laws. By sending the application, the applicant declares his or her consent.

Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Postdoctoral position
position(s).

Synthesis of supported metal nanoparticles

Your tasks: The project deals with direct functionalization of hydrocarbon molecules applying supported metal nanoparticles as catalysts. The successful candidate will develop synthetic techniques to prepare supported bimetallic particles with the target to stabilize different nano-structures on the surface of oxide supports characterized by high dispersion and homogeneity. The work is aimed at a deeper understanding of metal-promoter-support interactions in heterogeneous catalysis.

The activities are involved in the collaboration of the Fritz-Haber-Institut with the UniSysCat - BASF - JointLab at the Technical University Berlin.

Your profile: We are looking for a talented inorganic chemist with conceptual skills, who can work independently, and systematically. Required qualification includes a PhD in chemistry or materials science. A strong proven research background in inorganic chemistry and heterogeneous catalysis is advantageous.

We offer: The postdoctoral position will be for 2 years with the option on extension and the opportunity for further qualification.

The Department of Inorganic Chemistry provides a stimulating, international research environment for attainment of advanced academic qualification. Berlin is a large, cosmopolitan and tolerant city that offers you a wide variety of culture, art, music, and outdoor opportunities.

Your application: Please e-mail your application documents including curriculum vitae, list of publications, a description of research interest/plan, and the names and addresses of two referees to

Dr. Annette Trunschke
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
e-mail: trunschke@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
phone: +49 30 8413 4457

using the code word “Syn-B” in the subject heading at your earliest convenience, but not later than 25th January 2019.

The Max Planck Society aims to increase the participation of women in research. Therefore, applications by women are particularly welcome.
Handicapped individuals are especially encouraged to apply. These applicants will be given priority in the case of same qualifications.
We handle applications electronically, observing the German data privacy laws. By sending the application, the applicant declares his or her consent.

Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Postdoctoral position
position(s).

Solvothermal synthesis of oxides

Your tasks: Complex mixed oxides are applied as catalysts in the functionalization of hydrocarbons with molecular oxygen. High selectivity in partial oxidation reactions contributes to improved utilization of natural resources, and to the reduction of CO2 emissions. The synthesis of the catalyst has a strong impact on catalyst performance.

In the project new synthesis strategies will be developed with the aim to prepare nano-structured mixed oxides with desired functional properties. Important materials’ requirements are phase purity and homogeneity. Solvothermal synthesis will be applied in batch or continuous mode. Our autoclaves are equipped with a number of probes and ports, which allow monitoring and control of the inorganic reaction in the autoclave. Other techniques of synthetic inorganic chemistry can also be applied.

The activities are involved in the collaboration of the Fritz-Haber-Institut with the UniSysCat - BASF - JointLab at the Technical University Berlin.

Your profile: We are looking for a highly motivated, creative inorganic chemist, who can work independently, and is able to adopt new methods, for example spectroscopic techniques and advanced methods of data analysis, quickly. Required qualifications include a PhD in chemistry or materials science. A strong proven research background in inorganic chemistry and heterogeneous catalysis is advantageous.

We offer: The postdoctoral position will be for 2 years with the option on extension and the opportunity for further qualification.

The Department of Inorganic Chemistry provides a stimulating, international research environment for attainment of advanced academic qualification. Berlin is a large, cosmopolitan and tolerant city that offers you a wide variety of culture, art, music, and outdoor opportunities.

Your application: Please e-mail your application documents including curriculum vitae, list of publications, a description of research interest/plan, and the names and addresses of two referees to

Dr. Annette Trunschke
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
e-mail: trunschke@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
phone: +49 30 8413 4457

using the code word “Syn-Ox” in the subject heading at your earliest convenience, but not later than 25th January 2019.

The Max Planck Society aims to increase the participation of women in research. Therefore, applications by women are particularly welcome.
Handicapped individuals are especially encouraged to apply. These applicants will be given priority in the case of same qualifications.
We handle applications electronically, observing the German data privacy laws. By sending the application, the applicant declares his or her consent.

Anorganische Chemie
The Fritz-Haber-Institut (Anorganische Chemie) offers a
  Research Position
position(s).

Kinetic investigations in selective oxidation

Your tasks: The project deals with the oxidation of short-chain alkanes over transition metal oxide catalysts. The catalysts will be tested in a broad parameter field in parallel reactors. The task includes design of experiments, testing and kinetic analysis.

The activities are involved in the collaboration of the Fritz-Haber-Institut with the UniSysCat - BASF - JointLab at the Technical University Berlin.

Your profile: We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher or chemical engineer, who can work independently, systematically and well in a team. Effective communication skills are important. Required qualification includes a degree in chemistry or chemical engineering. A strong proven research background in kinetics and heterogeneous catalysis is advantageous.

We offer: The position will be for 2 years with the option on extension and the opportunity for further qualification.

The Department of Inorganic Chemistry provides a stimulating, international research environment for attainment of advanced academic qualification. Berlin is a large, cosmopolitan and tolerant city that offers you a wide variety of culture, art, music, and outdoor opportunities.

Your application: Please e-mail your application documents including curriculum vitae, list of publications, a description of research interest/plan, and the names and addresses of two referees to

Dr. Annette Trunschke
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
e-mail: trunschke@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
phone: +49 30 8413 4457

using the code word “Kin-Ox” in the subject heading at your earliest convenience, but not later than 25th January 2019.

The Max Planck Society aims to increase the participation of women in research. Therefore, applications by women are particularly welcome.
Handicapped individuals are especially encouraged to apply. These applicants will be given priority in the case of same qualifications.
We handle applications electronically, observing the German data privacy laws. By sending the application, the applicant declares his or her consent.



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