Postdoctoral Fellow in Lithium metal batteries
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, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people.
For the Battery Electrodes and Cells Group we are looking for a
in Lithium metal batteries
Fundamental and applied research on lithium metal batteries
Characterization of electrodes, 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
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 would be an advantage if you have experience in metallic thin film coatings and their characterization. You are interested in experimental work and strive to publish highest quality results. You are curious and highly motivated by scientific knowledge, like working in collaborative environment and have excellent communication skills. Excellent command in English is required.
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.
Your employment contract is limited to two years.
For further information, please contact DrSigitaTrabesinger, phone +41 56 310 57 75.
Please submit your application online by 1 December 2020 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 5412-00).