Curriculum Vitae - Dr. Jola Pospech


Date of birth


Academic Education

since 11/2016Independent Research Group leader at the Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Rostock
02/2015-11/2016Postdoctoral Scholar (DFG Postdoctoral Research Fellow)
AAdvisor: Prof. Dr. D. Sarlah, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
03/2012-02/2015PhD Thesis in Chemistry with highest honors (summa cum laude)
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller, Leibniz-Institute for Catalysis Rostock
09/2011-11/2011Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Dr. E. M. Carreira, ETH Zürich


Master of Science with Honors in Chemistry

Advisor: Prof. Dr. L. Ackermann, University of Göttingen


Exchange Student (ERASMUS program)

Advisor: Prof. Dr. K. J. Szabó, University of Stockholm


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Advisor: Prof. Dr. L. Ackermann, University of Göttingen

06/2006Highschool Graduation; Ludwig-Meyn Gymnasium, Uetersen

 Awards & Fellowships

09/2015-11/2016DFG Postdoctoral Research Fellow; "A Chemical Equivalent for the Aromatic Oxygenase"
09/2015C. S. Marvel Travel Award for the best postdoctoral Research Project awarded by the Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
05/2013Scientific Communication Award; Young Scientists' Meeting "Rostock's 11" Rostock
08/2013DAAD-Travel grant, IUPAC Meeting "OMCOS 17", Fort Collins, CO, USA
08/2009-01/2010Erasmus Scholarship