Join Us

MONA Lab offers highly dynamic and stimulating research environment to tackle grand environmental and energy challenges of this century. We are always looking for highly motivated researchers to become part of our research team!


Postdoctoral Scholars

We do not have any openings at the moment, but we are evaluating the candidates on a rolling basis. if you are interested in working with us, please email ali.coskun@unifr.ch.


Candidates with the following expertise will be given special consideration. In addition, we regularly support postdoctoral scholars for fellowships offered by European Research Council or Swiss National Science Foundation.

1. Synthetic Organic Chemistry

The candidate should have proven experience in organic synthesis and supramolecular chemistry. Knowledge in the area of metal-organic frameworks is a plus. Please visit MONA Lab website to learn more about our current research directions. Salary is competitive. This position is open to both Swiss nationals and international scholars. International scholars will be sponsored for working visa. Please send your current CV with a cover letter and three letters of recommendation to ali.coskun@unifr.ch.

2. Materials Chemistry



The candidate should have strong background in the area of materials chemistry, in particular, characterization of graphene nanostructures as well as their applications in energy storage. Please visit MONA Lab website to learn more about our current research directions. Salary is competitive. This position is open to both Swiss nationals and international scholars. International scholars  will be sponsored for working visa. Please send your current CV with a cover letter and three letters of recommendation to ali.coskun@unifr.ch. 

Graduate Students


We are looking for talented/motivated graduate students from all areas of physical sciences to solve the grand energy/environment challenges of this century. Please check MONA Lab website to learn more about our current research activities. Graduate Students should file an official application to the University of Fribourg admission office. After filing your application, please contact Prof. Coskun (ali.coskun@unifr.ch) directly or MONA Lab members for more information. MONA Lab is open to all researchers from all over the world.


Visiting Scholars

We are accepting applications from visiting scholar from various backgrounds at any time of the year. Visiting scholars should apply with their own funding. Please send your resume with a cover letter to ali.coskun@unifr.ch  Please visit MONA Lab website to learn more about our current research activities. MONA Lab is open to all researchers from all over the world.

Undergraduate Students

MONA Lab offers a great research environment to the highly motivated undergraduate students from University of Fribourg. They can join our group any time of the year. Please contact Prof. Coskun or MONA Lab members for more information.