Job Opportunities

PhD students



We always encourage applications for PhD or postdoc positions. Please provide a cover letter describing research experience and interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, transcripts of BSc and MSc grades, an abstract of the M.Sc. or PhD thesis. Please combine this information in a single PDF document.

Please send this information to Prof. Jürgen Rühe (email ruehe@imtek.de).

For additional information, please contact Dr. Oswald Prucker (prucker@imtek.de) or Dr. Thomas Brandstetter (brandstetter@imtek.de).




General Information for Applicants

  • Ph.D. candidates must have a Diplom or Master's Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Microsystems Engineering. Good spoken and written English is required. Candidates from outside Germany should check  with the Faculty of Engineering (Dekanat/Dean's office) if their degree is accepted before applying for a Ph.D. position. Bachelor's degrees are usually not acceptable to go directly for your Ph.D. (you will need a Master's degree).
  • HiWi's should have finished their Vordiplom (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Microsystems Engineering or Biology.
  • Applications from Bachelor candidates and Master/Diploma Candidates from Biology, Chemistry or Microsystems Engineering are always welcome.
  • Applications including a CV and certificates should be sent electronically to Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rühe (ruehe@imtek.de). Further information is also available from Dr. Oswald Prucker (++49 761 203 7164, prucker@imtek.de)
  • Applications for Dr. Karen Lienkamp's Polymer Synthesis and Surface Engineering Group: Applicants of all levles (Hiwi, Bachelor/Master students, Ph.D. candidates, PostDocs) please follow the instructions on this form.


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