Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

Job ID 28288
Position title Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)
Number of vacancies 1
Country France
Work location Huningue
Function Research & Development
Job type 100%
Employment type Permanent

Position purpose:

The postdoctoral researcher will work in global team dealing with the improvement of the existing product range in the field of synthetic tanning agents for leather ("syntans"). You will primarily focus on synthesis and formulation work, and be part of an innovative, global environment. You will be based at TFL’s site in Huningue, France. The function will be part of the "Global Research & Development" team.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the improvement of TFL’s existing synthetic tanning agents portfolio
  • Support production
  • Support regulatory activities (REACH etc.)
  • Work with experienced chemists and researchers to ensure the highest scientific quality
  • Keep up to date with the chemical literature, apply knowledge into the development of new products and ensure synthetic routes
  • Communicate results in internal reports, presentations
  • Ensure that all activities are in line with Environment, Health and Safety principles, Ethics & Compliance guidelines


  • Academic training in chemistry, especially synthetic organic chemistry and polymer chemistry
  • Ph.D. in chemistry
  • Your English is on a business level
  • You are interculturally competent
  • You are able to work independently but thrive when working in a diverse team
  • You have strong analytical thinking skills and an open mindset
  • You enjoy finding creative solutions to chemical problems
  • You find sharing your knowledge and guiding others rewarding

If you are interested in this position and your profile matches our requirements, we look forward to receiving your application online.

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