Doctoral student, Plasma catalysis - modelling
University of Antwerp, Department of Chemistry

Doctoral student, Plasma catalysis - modelling


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 plasma catalysis - modelling


Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of plasma chemistry, 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, Physics, Applied physics, Chemical engineering or Bio-engineering or related fields. Experience in modelling (of plasma chemistry/physics or catalytic reactions) is a plus.

  • You can submit outstanding academic results.

  • Also students in the final year of their degree can apply.

  • 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 PhD students and partners involved in this project.


We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for four years, starting with one year, but extended upon positive evaluation;

  • the start date of the scholarship will be May 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 28 February 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 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. Dr. Annemie bogaerts ( +32 3 265 23 77 and Prof. Dr. Vera Meynen (


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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