Engineer (f/m/d) in chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical engineering
or comparable qualification
Kennziffer: SE 2021/8
At PVcomB, we develop thin-film photovoltaic and related technologies in
cooperation with industry.
PVcomB ensures innovative technology transfer through industry-oriented
research projects as well as the education and training of skilled PV
professionals. We also contribute to CatLab , a catalysis research
platform aimed at innovation in the development of sustainable energy carriers
for the green energy transition.
To support our research, we are looking for an engineer. You will be a member
of our Photovoltaics to Fuels Technology (PVFT) Group. The main focus of
this group to develop device concepts that integrate photovoltaic devices with
electrolysers for the purpose of generating fuels such as hydrogen from solar
Your tasks will be
To carry out depositions of thin film (electro-) catalysts using
techniques such as electrochemical deposition, atomic layer deposition,
evaporation, sputtering, among others.
To characterize, and test the performance of (electro-) catalysts using
different techniques such as gas chromatography, mass spectrometry and
To analyse and document test results and enter experimental data into the
electronic laboratory notebook.
To take responsibility for various laboratory equipment including the
chromatography system and mass spectrometer, compiling standard working
procedures, ensuring quality of measurements through e.g. maintenance and
University graduate with Bachelor in chemistry, physical chemistry,
chemical engineering or comparable qualification.
Practical experience in an analytical chemical laboratory for catalyst
Technical knowledge of gas analysis using chromatography and mass
Broad experience with analytical equipment especially for gas
chromatography and mass spectroscopy.
Proficient in both spoken and written German and English.
What we offer you
An attractive and secure job with excellent opportunities for professional
and personal development in the context of exciting and forward-looking
Challenging mission-critical tasks in a highly attractive working
environment with a wide range of high-end technologies and high-precision
An interdisciplinary, collegial and supportive working environment
The HZB supports a healthy work-life balance through flexible working
hours and mobile working
Extensive social benefits, e.g. company pension scheme, company health
management, company sports club
Fixed term contract for 24 months.
How to apply
We look forward to receiving your application via our application management
system by 25.06.2021. For reasons of data protection regulations, we are
unfortunately unable to consider applications that reach us by email or by
mail in the application process.
We strive to increase the proportion of female employees and are therefore
particularly pleased to receive applications from women. Disabled applicants
with equal aptitude are given preference.
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