Doctoral student, Surface modification and structure-activity correlation University of Antwerp, Department of Chemistry Belgium

Doctoral student, Surface modification and structure-activity correlation


The Faculty of Science is seeking to fill a full-time vacancy in the Department of Chemistry for a


Doctoral student in the area of surface modification and structure-activity correlation


Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Chemistry – Materials Science and characterization as part of a multi-partner project.

  • You contribute to teaching and research in Chemistry/faculty of science.


Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in Chemistry, Materials science, applied engineering or bio-engineering or related fields with a strong background in inorganic material synthesis and characterisation including sorption. Experience in surface modification and/or sorption is a plus.

  • You can submit outstanding academic results.

  • The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university.

  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.

  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.

  • You are a team player, willing to collaborate with other partners involved in this project


We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of one year, with the possibility of renewal for three times one year after positive evaluation – the total scholarship is thus 4 years;

  • the start date of scholarship will be March 1st 2019;

  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.373,36 - € 2.516,73;

  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.


How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 17 January 2019.

  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.

  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place on between one and two weeks after closing date of the vacancy.

  • More information about the application form can be obtained from

  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Vera Meynen ( 0032 3 265 23 68.


The University of Antwerp is a family friendly organization, with a focus on equal opportunities and diversity. Our HR-policy for researchers was awarded by the European Commission with the quality label HR Excellence in research.


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