If you are interested, please send your CV to both contact persons (see below)
Henkel, the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and surface technologies, is known for innovative chemistry and materials as the backbone of its product lines. Our products address many important markets, such as the packaging, automotive and electronics industries as well as craftsmen and consumers. Committed to keeping its innovation pipeline filled with new products, Henkel is constantly devising and developing new active compounds, technologies, processes and raw materials, both in-house and in collaboration with partners. In 2010 to further strengthen its ties to academia, Henkel Adhesive Technologies created a new research laboratory in collaboration with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, which focuses on new research areas. We are now looking for talented scientists with an interest in industrial research to support several challenging R&D projects.
You will work in a highly dynamic and international team on innovative early-phase or advanced research projects. The programme offers you the opportunity to become acquainted with Henkel's adhesives, sealants and surface technologies through challenging, application-oriented experimental work. In the course of your work you will be involved in all aspects and stages of your project, from inception to delivery and gather valuable experience in industrial research.
The duration of the programme is 12 months with the option of extension.
You hold a PhD degree in chemistry, preferably polymer chemistry or materials science, or you are particularly knowledgeable, experienced in the field of polymer synthesis and/or materials science. You enjoy application-oriented experimental work and are proficient in documenting your results. Due to our strong international focus, fluent English communication skills are essential. An open minded and self-motivated personality is important, as well as the ability to work well in an interdisciplinary team.
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