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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.
Postdoc position in all-solid-state batteries
Empa’s Laboratory Materials for Energy Conversion focuses on materials and device innovation for sustainable energy conversion and storage technologies. We are offering a
Duty
The research project focuses on the development of cathode composites for all-solid-state batteries within an international collaboration project. You will be in charge of cathode composite preparation and integration into all-solid-state batteries investigating and improving cycling stability.

Our lab is fully equipped for battery materials fabrication and characterization. State-of-the-art facilities include synthesis labs with fume hoods, gloveboxes, various synthesis reactors and furnaces, sputtering and evaporation facilities, X-ray diffractometers, Raman and FTIR spectrometers, BET surface area analyzer, >500 potentiostat channels many equipped with impedance spectroscopy capabilities and installed in climate chambers, cryo-ion miller, mass spectrometers, gas chromatographers, thermogravimetric analyzer etc. Access to advanced electron microscopy and X-ray facilities is also available.
Requirement
We are looking for a highly self-motivated team player ready to work independently in Empa’s vibrant international research environment. The ideal candidate possesses a PhD in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering or related fields. Prior experience in electrochemistry and battery research is an advantage.
For further information about the position please contact David Heusser david.heusser@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s501 and Empa-Video

We look forward to receiving your online application including a short research statement specifying how you intend to contribute to this specific topic, CV, diplomas, publication list and at least two reference letters including a letter from your PhD supervisor. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

Empa, David Heusser, Human Resources, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.