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Full Position in Environmental Analytical Chemistry (“Assistant”)

Full Position in Environmental Analytical Chemistry (“Assistant”)


University of Tuebingen, Center of Applied Geoscience

Tuebingen, Germany


Relevant division
Energy, Resources and the Environment (ERE)

Full time

Entry level


Required education

Application deadline
31 January 2019

18 December 2018

Job description

Full Position in Environmental Analytical Chemistry (“Assistant”) at the Center for Applied Geoscience, University of Tübingen, Germany (Prof. Dr. C. Zwiener) to be filled April 1st, 2019 for 3 years.

Polar organic compounds originating from natural and anthropogenic sources considerably affect water quality. A focus is on new emerging contaminants like pesticides, pharmaceuticals and personal care products and their transformation products. We look for a person willing to develop new approaches for the analysis, occurrence and fate of organic trace compounds and their transformation products. Application areas are processes in the environment and in water treatment.

The successful candidate holds a PhD (doctorate) and has a strong background in Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, as well as in LC-MS applications for organic trace compounds including high-resolution mass spectrometry. The applicant seriously pursues a career in academia or research in an interdisciplinary environment of geo and environmental sciences, acquires successfully third-party-funding and supports in teaching.

Salary is based on TV-L E13 and employment takes place via the Central Administration of the University. In the case of equivalent qualified and experienced candidates, physically challenged applicants are given preference. The University of Tübingen aims to increase of the portion of women in research and teaching and encourages applications from qualified female scientists.

Please send your application with CV, a list of publications, a statement of your research interests, and names of two referees by Jan. 31st, 2019 to:

Prof. Dr. Christian Zwiener
Environmental Analytical Chemistry
at the Center for Applied Geoscience
Hölderlinstr. 12
D-72074 Tübingen