TSR Recycling, together with the INZIN Institute, awards an attractive doctoral scholarship with interesting career prospects.

Doctoral scholarship “Metal recycling and climate protection”.

TSR Recycling is active in all areas of metal recycling throughout Europe at around 150 locations with over 3,800 employees. TSR is a central link in the raw materials cycle between scrap producers and recyclers as well as a supplier of high-quality recycling raw materials. TSR offers comprehensive and individual services for industry, trade and municipalities. (www.tsr.eu)

The INZIN Institute is a non-profit think tank that scientifically supports and promotes the necessary structural change from today’s industrial society to a sustainable industrial society. INZIN awards industry-funded grants and plays a leading role in the Competence Network Environmental Economy NRW. (www.inzin.de)

The PhD student will cooperate with TSR at the locations Dortmund and Lünen. Within the framework of the doctorate, technological perspectives for the entire value chains are to be developed for the field of action metal recycling and climate protection. The doctorate will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Faulstich from the Chair of Resource and Energy Systems at the TU Dortmund. (www.res.tu-dortmund.de)

Your qualification:

  • Completed scientific university studies in metallurgy, materials science, materials engineering or similar qualification (master, diploma).
  • Knowledge in metal recycling, raw material management and life cycle assessment
  • Initiative, creativity, strong communication skills

We offer:

  • Structured doctoral supervision and individual development perspectives.
  • Participation in the interdisciplinary doctoral program
  • Diverse network in science, industry and politics


Applications from people of all genders are explicitly welcome. Applications from women will be given preferential treatment in accordance with legal regulations. It is pointed out that the application of suitable severely handicapped persons is desired.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Leonie Vonde at leonie.vonde@inzin.de, Tel: +49 211 91316 165.

If you are interested, please apply, preferably by e-mail, by July 31, 2021 with cover letter, CV and references to:

INZIN Institute
Prof. Dr. Martin Faulstich
Werdener Street 4
40227 Düsseldorf