We are always looking for motivated and talented students and researchers that wish to join the group. Here, we believe in diversity and aim to foster a stimulating environment that supports and integrates scientist from all backgrounds. 

In our research, we aim to address challenging topics at the interface between chemistry, polymer science, materials science, and physics and look forward to discovering new things together as a team. If you are interested in our research activities and want to join the group, you will find relevant information about open positions and opportunities below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Stephen Schrettl.


PhD & Postdoc Positions

Below you can find a listing of currently open positions for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers.

We are also happy to support and accept outstanding candidates for PhD and postdoc positions that can attract their independent funding through national or international fellowships. A listing of selected fellowship opportunities can be found below (coming soon). If you are interest in the possibility of applying for funding, please directly contact Stephen Schrettl via email by sending your CV together with a motivation letter that describes your research interests and experience (e.g. short summary of MSc or PhD research work).

To apply for any of the positions listed below, please email a single PDF file with the documents listed below to and indicate the position you are applying for in the email header:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter with a description of your research interests and why you chose to apply to our group
  • Contact details for 2–3 referees
  • Copies of relevant transcripts

Applicants should have a strong background in a relevant field (in chemistry, polymer science, soft matter, materials science, engineering, physics, or related fields). Positions can start at any time throughout the year. For specific questions, please contact Stephen Schrettl via email. Unspecific and impersonal applications without a clear interest in our research will not be considered.

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Research Internships / B.Sc. Theses / M.Sc. theses

Thesis work towards the M.Sc. or B.Sc. degrees or research internships are available around the year on various topics. As long as capacities are available, we are happy to accept interested students from within TUM and from other institutions. Generally, the duration of an intership should be 6 weeks or more. Please familiarize yourself with our research and think of areas of interest to you prior to contacting us. 

If you are interested in joining the lab for research internships or B.Sc. & M.Sc. theses, please contact Stephen Schrettl directly by email. Please provide the following if you are interested to join the lab

  • for undergraduate research internships or B.Sc. theses, please contact Stephen Schrettl directly by email.
  • for internships during your M.Sc. studies, please provide your B.Sc. certificate and your field of specialization when contacting Stephen Schrettl by email (any attachments as a single PDF file).
  • for work on your M.Sc. thesis, please compile a short application file that includes a brief motivation letter, your Curriculum Vitae, and the full transcripts of your M.Sc. & B.Sc. studies (please provide a single PDF file). Thesis work on various topics is available and can be discussed with Stephen Schrettl.