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

We are hiring!

A PhD position in MOFs for biomedical applications is available in the Bunzen group at the Institute of Physics, University of Augsburg, Germany. Our group specializes in the design, synthesis, and study of functional hybrid materials for biomedical applications. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, synthesizing, and characterizing nanoparticles based on metal-organic frameworks for diagnostic applications, with a particular focus on applications in magnetic resonance imaging. This project is highly interdisciplinary and will involve collaboration with chemists, biochemists, biologists, biophysicists, and physicians.

To be eligible for this position, you should hold a Master's degree in Chemistry and possess a strong background in coordination chemistry or inorganic chemistry. Experience with the synthesis and characterization of metal-organic frameworks and/or coordination compounds is desirable.

The payment is based on the TVöD guidelines (75% of EG 13).

For further information, please contact Dr. Hana Bunzen (hana.bunzen(at)

To apply, please submit your application, which should include a cover letter (maximum 1 page explaining your background and motivation), CV, and transcript of records via email (preferably as a single PDF file) by October 8, 2023 to hana.bunzen(at)

Announcement in German: click here

There are no postdoctoral 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.

Contact: Dr. Hana Bunzen hana.bunzen(at)