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Postdoctoral Fellow – Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland, 2022


Paul Scherrer Institut, Battery Electrodes and Cells Group invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Lithium metal batteries at Switzerland, 2022

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General Info

Deadline to Apply: Expired
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
No. of Positions: 1
Eligibility (Gender):
Eligibile Nationals: All Nationals
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Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year

Battery Electrodes and Cells Group

Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI), Switzerland

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Qualification Details

  • You have a PhD degree in chemistry, physics or materials science, preferably related to lithium metal
  • Excellent knowledge of rechargeable battery electrochemistry and surface analytics is required
  • It is beneficial if you have experience in metallic thin film coatings and their characterization
  • You are interested in experimental worrk and strive to publish highest quality results
  • You are curious and highly motivated by scientiffic knowledge, like to work in a collaborative environment and have excellent communication skills
  • Excellent command in English is required

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Fundamental and applied research on lithium metal batteries
  • Characterization of electrdoes, electrolytes, additives and their interphases
  • Publishing research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presenting at national and international conferences
  • Collaboration with industrial partner within the Innosuisse project for enabling metallic lithium batteries
  • Presenting results at project and review meeting, report writing

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 5412-01

Application Procedure

Please submit your application online by 26 June 2022 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow

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About the Department/Section/Group

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, postgraduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people.

About the Employer: Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI), Switzerland

Note or Other details

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

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Contact details

For further information, please contact Dr Sigita Trabesinger, phone +41 56 310 57 75.

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