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Linköping University, Sweden

Postdoctoral position is available in Materials physics, formally based in the Materials Design division at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linkoping university, Sweden – Dec 2021

 

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Linkoping university
Linköping University
Linkoping , Sweden

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Qualification Details

The position requires a doctorate or an equivalent degree from a foreign university. The doctorate shall have been obtained no longer than three years before the expiration date of the application.

Documented experience from activities mentioned under Duties as well as documented excellent skills in writing (publications in scientific journals of high reputation) is a requirement. Excellent skills in presentation (communication) is also a requirement.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The project for which we are now looking for new staff concerns fundamental research within material physics and materials chemistry, primarily focused on investigation of novel 2D materials for energy conversion.

The Materials Design division investigates novel materials for catalysis, including hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and photocatalysis. We would now like to expand on these, and similar, activities through application-inspired fundamental research: We have a strong track record in the discovery of new MXenes, and we now intend to explore MXenes as well as new 2D materials beyond MXenes for these areas of applications.

The post doc will perform materials synthesis (primarily powder-based bulk synthesis), and characterize the 3D and 2D materials with respect to structure and composition. The 2D materials will be tested for energy conversion potential, including, but not being limited to, photocatalysis and HER.

The post doc will be part of an international team (> 20 people) performing related theoretical investigations and experimental activities on laminated materials in 3D and 2D, including (in selection) advanced materials characterization, high resolution (in situ) microscopy, and synchrotron analysis.

A Postdoc will essentially carry out research. The position may also involve teaching, but during no more than a fifth of work time.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: IFM-2021-00530
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Documents required to complete the online application process

About the Project/Department

The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology conducts research and offers education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Research, the predominant activity, is often done in collaboration with corporate and international partners. We are one of the university’s largest, oldest and most well known departments, encompassing five interacting scientific fields: biology, chemistry, material physics, applied physics and theory and modelling.

Read more at https://liu.se/en/organisation/liu/ifm

About the Employer: Linköping University

Note or Other details

The University applies individual salary scales adapted to the experience of the employee and to the labour market.


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Contact details

Johanna Rosén
Professor
+ 46 73-461 31 32
johanna.rosen@liu.se

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