Lotsch Research Group - Faculty for Chemistry and Pharmacy

Open Positions


Postdoctoral research can be carried out within the diverse framework of research topics covered by the group, including organic synthesis of ligands for porous frameworks, nanoparticle and sol-gel chemistry, and photonic crystal research. Different funding agencies may provide funding for a postdoctoral position, such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, DAAD, or the EU (Marie-Curie fellowship). Note that both scholarships need some time to be processed.   If you are interested, please contact Prof. Lotsch.

PhD Positions

Applications for PhD positions are welcome anytime. Funding for international applicants may be obtained from DAAD and other funding sources. Please contact Prof. Lotsch for further information. 

Master and Bachelor Theses

Topics for Master and Bachelor theses are available dealing with the exploration of novel synthetic strategies toward functional nanoscale materials, their characterization and applications. Please contact Prof. Lotsch for further information on the projects presently available.


For unsolicited PhD and PostDoc applications via the cluster of excellence NIM please follow the instructions and use the application form at
and send your documents to:


Applications for PhD positions are also possible via the online applicaton page of the Center for Nanoscience (CeNS) via
where you will be able to retrieve details on the formal requirements as well as application procedure.