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We are offering 3 doctoral researcher positions in theoretical chemistry within the Research Training Group 2721 on Hydrogen Isotopes, centred at Leipzig University and organised in close collaboration with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf / Research Site Leipzig.

Please see the individual doctoral research project descriptions for details on who we are looking for and on how to apply under: (projects P2, P8, and P14).

About the positions

  • Employment starts on October 1st 2021 for 36 months

Job requirements

  • Highly qualified and highly motivated graduates, who will contribute to the diverse 1,2,3H research community and are interested in working in an interdisciplinary, multinational research environment

  • Master's degree (or equivalent) in theoretical chemistry, physics or materials science, with excellent grades

  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary research

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language

  • Identification with the RTG's core values, namely excellence in research and qualification as well scientific integrity

What we offer

  • Cutting-edge doctoral research projects within the area of hydrogen isotope research

  • Each project is chaperoned by a thesis advisory committee consisting of (at least one) supervisor and a mentor from the pool of 1,2,3H's principal investigators

  • A dedicated supervision concept, including a supervision agreement, a personal development plan, and a research data management plan aimed at obtaining a doctorate within three years

  • An extended research stay at one of 1,2,3H's international partner institutions

  • A modern, interdisciplinary, and international working environment within one of Germany’s most vibrant and fastest-growing cities


  • a curriculum vitae

  • a motivation letter (one page) specifying your reasons for joining this RTG to obtain a doctorate, which of the three theory research projects you are interested in and why

  • master/diploma certificate (with grades)

  • contact details of two persons for reference

If you have questions, please contact us: Prof. Thomas Heine (P2, [email protected]), Dr. Agnieszka Kuc (P8, [email protected]), Prof. Ralf Tonner (P14, [email protected]).

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