21. April 2021

PCCL: Student assistant in the field of „Development of polyurethane-based dynamic covalent networks”

The Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH (PCCL) is the leading Austrian center for cooper-ative research in the field of polymer technology and polymer science. In collaboration with compa-nies in the polymer industry and numerous academic institutions, our around 120 highly-qualified employees jointly work in R&D projects on innovative polymer solutions for a wide range of applica-tions. By linking scientific knowledge to the industrial need for innovation PCCL contributes to the competitiveness of its industrial partners who cooperate on the basis of medium- and long-term R&D-projects with the PCCL. We currently aim to strengthen our team and offer a

Student assistant
in the field of „Development of polyurethane-based dynamic covalent networks”


  • Development of polyurethane-based adhesive formulations
  • Homogeneous implementation of catalysts
  • Functionalization of isocyanate components
  • Spectroscopic characterization and evaluation of curing reaction and network formation
  • Thermoanalytical characterization
  • Preparation of test specimen for mechanical characterization

Required skills

  • Profound knowledge in polymer chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer engineering and science or related disciplines
  • Experience in working in a lab environment
  • Structured and independent way of working
  • Personal initiative, good organizational skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Good communication skills in English; basic skills in German are advantageous


We offer

  • Collaboration in a highly-motivated multi-disciplinary team with excellent contacts to industry as well as to national and international research organizations
  • A part-time position (20 hours/week) with flexible working hours for 4 months.
  • Gross salary of € 978,-
  • Earliest start of employment – 01.03.2021
  • Possibility to perform a master thesis (20 hours/week with flexible working hours for 4 months)

Please send your application (motivation letter, CV) along with copies of your certificates and diplomas to jobs@pccl.at, indicating the Job-ID 20210224.

You will find further details in the job description.


Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH
Roseggerstraße 12
8700 Leoben
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