Scientist / Postdoctoral Researcher in the Field of Solid-State Electrochemistry and Ionic Transport

Empa Materials Science and Technology
December 15, 2022
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Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.

The Laboratory for High Performance Ceramics (LHPC) at Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, has an opening for an excellent

Scientist / Postdoctoral Researcher in the Field of Solid-State Electrochemistry and Ionic Transport

The researcher will

  • Synthesize materials and assemble electrochemical cells
  • plan and carry out electrochemical experiments on lithium batteries and proton conductors
  • design sample holder apparatus for in situ and operando experiments at radiation sources
  • collaborate with other research international
  • prepare and analyze data, present at conferences and publish them in peer reviewed journals
  • We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious and self-driven physicist with a sound background in electrochemistry, materials science, thin film physics and/or synchrotron x-ray methods, and theory. The new colleague must have a doctoral degree and should have preferably some postdoctoral experience in

  • Materials analyses with x-rays, neutrons, electroanalytical methods
  • Operando and in situ cell measurements
  • as demonstrated by a competitive and convincing publication record. A fluent oral and written command in English and effective communication skills are mandatory as well as readiness for frequent international travel.

    We offer this postdoc position at a research institution in Dübendorf, very close to Zürich, Switzerland, with excellent infrastructure and interdisciplinary environment. The position is available upon agreement and should be filled the latest by March 31, 2023. The contract will be limited to two years.

    For further information about the position please contact Dr Artur Braun artur.braun@empa.ch and visit our websites www. empa.ch/web/s201 and Empa-Video

    We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

    Empa, Patricia Nitzsche, Human Resources, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.

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