Offer 68 out of 73 from 21/04/23, 11:42


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty II - Institute of Chemistry - WG Biocatalysis / Biological Chemistry

Research Assistant - 0.5 working time - salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)

Working field:

  • Assistance in teaching and research in biochemistry/biocatalysis.
  • The focus of the research is to combine photocatalysis and biocatalysis, e.g. by creating hybrid proteins with novel cofactors or by applying cascade reactions where different types of catalysts are combined


  • Successfully completed scientific university studies (diploma, master) in biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology, biology or similar
  • We are looking for a candidate who is enthusiastic about experimenting, enjoys problem solving and has a high degree of self-organization.
  • Knowledge and experience in cultivation (E. coli) and protein purification
  • Skills in instrumental analysis (e.g. GC, HPLC, NMR)
  • Very good written and spoken German language skills are essential to fulfill teaching duties.
  • A good command of English as well as a willingness to learn any English skills that may be lacking is expected

Desired qualifications:
  • Experience in the field of photo- or biocatalysis, molecular biology and genetic code engineering
  • Knowledge and skills in molecular modeling

We offer:
  • Pleasant working atmosphere and the opportunity to do a PhD in an interdisciplinary topic
  • The detailed goals of the research topic will be developed together, the successful candidate can bring and develop creativity and critical thinking skills for this.
  • A modern workplace at the Berlin Charlottenburg Campus close to City West

How to apply:

Please send your application, quoting the reference number, with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, concise statement of motivation and personal suitability in a cover letter, references and certificates) exclusively by e-mail in one summarized pdf document (max. 5 MB) to Please note that only complete applications will be considered.

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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät II, Institut für Chemie, AK Biokatalyse / Biologische Chemie, Prof. Dr. Matthias Höhne, Sekr. L1, Müller-Breslau-Str. 10, 10623 Berlin