Post-Doc in the area of polymer melt processing 100%
Empa - the place where innovation starts
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 Advanced Fibers at Empa in St. Gallen has an open position for a
Post-Doc in the area of polymer melt processing
9014 St. Gallen
The main objective of this opening is to explore new ways of polymer and fiber melt processing with enhanced control over molecular ordering and chemical functionality. This position offers the possibility to do nice fundamental research and develop an international scientific profile (scientific publications), while the results obtained can lead to industrial transfer in the future (patents).
What kind of candidate are we looking for?
- As a materials scientist with PhD, you like “out of the box” thinking and have ambition to make a scientific career in academia or industry;
- You are familiar with polymers and like to manipulate them down to the molecular level;
- You enjoy writing good scientific publications;
- You like to develop your scientific independence and initiate your own project, while you are happy to collaborate in a team and contribute to projects in progress;
This position will be available starting January 1st, 2017, initially for duration of 24 months. You work in an international interdisciplinary team with cutting-edge equipment in extrusion, melt-spinning, fluid pressurization and analytics (polymer, X-Ray, microscopy, spectroscopy) while you enjoy living in Switzerland.
Additional information can be obtained by contacting Dr. Rudolf Hufenus, email@example.com.
Please submit your application online and upload all documents ("pdf"-file is recommended) through this webpage. Any other way of applying will not be considered.