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Postdoctoral Fellow 100%

Paul Scherrer-Institut (PSI)

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Postdoctoral Fellow 100%

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 Membranes and Electrochemical Cells Group we are looking for a

Postdoctoral Fellow

Membranes for Redox-Flow Batteries

Your tasks

  • Research and develop innovative membranes / separators for vanadium redox flow batteries in a team with a PhD student, a lab technician and project students
  • Develop concepts for an industrial implementation of membrane processing
  • Collaborate with external partners from academia and industry
  • Publish research articles, contributions to conferences, writing of research reports
  • Define and discuss work plan with laboratory technician

Your profile

  • PhD degree in chemistry, chemical or process engineering or materials science with strong exposure to organic chemistry
  • Expertise in polymer chemistry and electrochemistry
  • Able to work with high level of independence
  • Creative with a flair for solving practical problems in the laboratory
  • Well-developed communication skills and good command of English (spoken & written)
  • Interest in renewable energy technologies

We offer

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 will initially be limited to 2 years.

For further information please contact Dr Lorenz Gubler, phone +41 56 310 26 73.

Please submit your application online (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 5421-03).

Paul Scherrer Institut Human Resources Management, Ramona Diener, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland