PhD position in Bio-electrochemistry University of Antwerp, Faculty of Science Belgium

PhD position, Bio-electrochemistry 


The AXES research group at the University of Antwerp ( has an open position for a PhD to strengthen our developments in the field of bio-electrochemistry.


PhD position in Chemistry in the field of bio-electrochemistry


Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of bio-electrochemistry.

  • You publish scientific articles related to the research project of the assignment.

  • You present your work at national and international workshops and conferences.


Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in chemistry, physics, bioscience or applied engineering.

  • You can submit outstanding academic results.

  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.

  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • A creative and analytical mind.

  • Background knowledge in electrochemistry is essential.

  • In view of the international context, mastering of the English language (both oral and written) is mandatory.


We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;

  • the start date of the scholarship will be January 1st 2019, or June 2019 the latest;

  • a dynamic and international working environment.


How to apply?

  • Please send a detailed CV (including honours, grades, skills, publications, …) and contact info of two references together with a strong motivation letter before December 15th 2018 to with clear subject indication ‘AXES_PhD2019’.

  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications.


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.


We support the Science4Refugees initiative and encourage asylum-seeking, refugee scientists and researchers to apply for a job at the University of Antwerp.

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