We are constantly inviting applications for postdoctoral positions as well as from prospective PhD candidates to work in the field of light-driven soft matter materials design.

Please direct enquiries to Prof. Barner-Kowollik or any other academic staff member of the soft matter materials team. The application must include a personalized motivation letter, your CV, two reference letters as well as transcripts of university certificates.


PhD Position − Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany

We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student candidate with a strong interest in synthetic photochemistry to join our multi-national research team based at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to undertake doctoral research within our research team in the field organic photochemistry for advanced photoresist design in close collaboration with our partners in physics and cell biology.

To apply, please provide:
(A) Undergraduate academic transcripts with marks and ranking
(B) Two detailed letters of reference (including one from the supervisor of your master thesis)
(C) A letter of motivation
(D) A full CV and publication list

Please send your completed application in a single PDF document to Prof. Christopher Barner-Kowollik ( and Dr. Eva Blasco (

Applications close 30th of November 2018.