Academic Technical position in materials chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University

The Department of Chemistry is seeking applications for an academic candidate (AC-TAP). The position includes scientific, administrative as well as teaching duties at the Department of Chemistry within inorganic materials chemistry.

The intended start date for this appointment is April 1, 2023 or as soon as possible after.

Job description

The candidate is expected to contribute to:

  • Support of solvent-based, air-sensitive and mechanochemical synthesis in the materials chemistry group
  • Installation, maintenance, user training and management of glove box facilities in the materials chemistry group.
  • Installation, maintenance, user training and management of thermal analysis equipment in the materials chemistry group.
  • Support of users in X-ray and neutron scattering experiments, as well as in measurement of physical properties.
  • Participate in support of teaching of relevant laboratory courses in chemistry.
  • Various duties related to the Department of Chemistry.

The candidate will be part of a team, which supports research in inorganic and materials chemistry, and which shares some of the daily duties in maintenance of the instruments at the Department related to the research groups in inorganic and materials chemistry.

Furthermore, the candidate will provide support to research projects in the involved research groups.

Your profile

The successful candidate must have a solid understanding of chemistry, preferably with emphasis on inorganic and materials chemistry, as well as a strong interest in advanced instrumentation. Experience in synthesis, preferably of materials, and characterization is expected as well as experience in operating advanced scientific instrumentation. The candidate should have a PhD degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, nanoscience or similar.We offer a challenging and independent job opportunity in an ambitious and inspiring research and education environment with an informal atmosphere. We are looking for a dynamic employee who is able to work independently and maintain an overview during periods of high workload. We expect that you are efficient at planning your time and organizing major tasks as well as working independently. You enjoy interaction with both scientific staff, students and technical-administrative staff, and you have a flair for establishing collaborative relationships. You are a team player.For further information on the position please contact Prof. Bo Brummerstedt Iversen (tel. +45 2778 2887, or Prof. Henrik Birkedal (tel. +45 2250 8475;

Place of work

The place of work is Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University and related departments.

Formalities and salary range

Salary and terms as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University’s website.

Questions about the position?

Bo Brummerstedt Iversen

Professor, Department of Chemistry


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