Information for students

Bachelor and master students

The group is always on the lookout for highly motivated individuals who wish to work on functional hybrid materials and want to explore their properties and applications, particularly in gas storage or medicine.

Please, get in touch with Dr. Hana Bunzen [hana.bunzen(at)] to discuss the possibility to carry out your bachelor or master thesis, or laboratory project in the group.


Doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers

A PhD position available in the group of Dr. Bunzen, University of Augsburg, Germany!

Topic: Metal-organic frameworks for biomedical applications

The successful candidate will design, synthesize and characterize nanoparticles based on metal-organic frameworks for drug delivery, load them with selected drugs, modify their surface with polymers and dyes, and study the material stability and drug release in vitro.

Candidates should be highly motivated and prepared to work on a highly interdisciplinary project. They should have earned a Master's degree in Chemistry and should possess a strong background in coordination chemistry, inorganic chemistry or polymer chemistry. Experience with synthesis of metal-organic frameworks or nanoparticles for drug delivery is desirable.

The payment is based on the TVöD guidelines (65% of EG 13).

For further information, please contact Dr. Hana Bunzen (hana.bunzen(at) or check here (in German only): .

To apply, submit your application, including a cover letter (explaining your background and motivation), your CV and complete transcripts of records via e-mail as a single PDF file preferably until 12.08.2022 to hana.bunzen(at)

There are no postdoc positions currently available.

Highly motivated researchers interested in applying for competitive funding are welcome. Please, keep in mind to get in touch well in advance to discuss the possible support for your application.