Position as Research Engineer / Lab Manager for the magnetic resonance lab @ IPF Dresden

At the Institute of Physical Chemistry and Polymer Physics, Department Polyelectrolytes and Dispersions, at the Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung is an opening for a Research Engineer / Lab Managaer for the magnetic resonance laboratory. 

We are looking for a motivated, skilful person, who is willing to learn about novel technolgies and is closely collaborating with the PI's. The research engineer will be responsible for ensuring the operation of the laboratory and the various spectrometers (high-field NMR, low-field NMR and X-band EPR), perform routine experiments and sample preparation and support in simulations. Ensuring the smooth operation of the lab includes trouble shooting and modifcation of experimental setups. Skills in electronics and computing are deisrable.


Qualification: MSc/Diploma in Physical Technology or equivalent

Duration: initially for two years


The Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V. (IPF) is one of the largest polymer research facilities in Germany. As an institute of the Leibniz Association, the IPF is committed to carrying out application-oriented basic research. The focus of activities at the IPF is directed toward the advancement of basic scientific knowledge for the development of functional polymer materials and polymer materials with new or improved characteristics. Leading scientists of the IPF are at the same time appointed professors at the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD). Since 2011 the TUD has been one of the excellence universities in Germany. The IPF offers a stimulating working atmosphere for outstanding interdisciplinary research in one of the most beautiful cities of Germany.

Dresden, the capital of Saxony, possesses an extraordinarily high density of research facilities which have made Dresden a leading research site, particularly in the fields of material research, microelectronics, and biotechnology.


Applications including motivation letter, CV, should be submitted by e-mail as a single PDF document to the Department of Human Resources (with the No. 063-2017):


Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V.

Frau Susanne Otto

Leiterin Personal und Soziales

Hohe Straße 6

01069 Dresden



Queries about the lab and the research project should be directed by e-mail to:

Ulrich Scheler Scheler@ipfdd.de .


Job offer (in German)