Care to join the team?

We are always looking for great additions to the KahmannLab.

Some projects will be advertised below. You are also welcome to contact Simon to enquire about further possibilities or to develop fellowship applications.

Open Projects

At the moment, we do not have any open position on offer.

Not the right opportunity for you? Check back soon. Also, do not hesitate to contact us for general enquiries – undergraduate students on the lookout for a thesis project are particularly welcome.

Or follow Simon on X/Twitter, to not to miss any developments. @skahmn

General Enquiries

Postdocs / PhD Students

You have your master’s degree or doctorate in the pocket and you have great ideas to pursue further? We are always looking for motivated and talented scientists with strong skills in STEM fields! Contact Simon with a copy of your CV, a and a brief statement on your intended research to discuss possible projects.

Strong candidates have experience in physics, chemistry, materials science, or a related field. International students are particularly welcome! Interested in binational projects? Great, so are we.

Also, it is always a good idea to consider applying for a scholarship/fellowship to develop your own ideas.

Master/Bachelor Projects

and  Internships

Coming to the end of your programme and thinking about your thesis? Contact Simon to discuss topics. Students from physics, chemistry, or materials science will be great fits, but students from other disciplines are always welcome and will make valuable additions.

Do you have an idea for a short project or would you like to join us for a limited time to perform some experiments? Let’s discuss the possibilities!

Hiring Policy

We regard equity and diversity as integral parts of academic excellence. As such, we particularly encourage applications from individuals of historically underrepresented groups in academia. With us, you will have the opportunity to work across traditional disciplines, collaborate with an international community, and interact with a diverse team of excellent researchers.

Scholarships & Fellowships

ESF Plus PhD Scholarship Programme:

Federal innovation doctorates explore topics of special interest for the Free State of Saxony and are expected to have an impact on the Saxon labour market. Such aspects are nicely covered by device-relevant studies, such as LEDs or solar cells.  Funding up to a period of four years until the submission of the dissertation thesis; Monthly scholarship rate of € 1.700 plus € 100 for each dependent child Application deadlines twice a year – look out for calls and info on this page. January/June for the calls in spring/autumn, respectively.


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