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.
Empa’s Laboratory Materials for Energy Conversion focuses on materials and device innovation for sustainable energy conversion and storage technologies.
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The research project focuses on the development of catalysts and electrodes for electrochemical CO2 reduction. Your task is to identify factors governing product selectivity benefitting from the extensive materials characterization capabilities available at Empa. Our labs are fully equipped for catalyst synthesis 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, surface area and particle size analyzer, electrochemical characterization including impedance spectroscopy and rotating disc capabilities, mass spectrometers, gas chromatographers, thermogravimetric analyzer, various electrolysis setups etc. Access to advanced electron microscopy, X-ray, and NMR facilities is also available.
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 degree in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering or related fields. Prior experience in electrochemistry and electrolysis research is required. In your application include your CV and publication list, a short research statement specifying how you intend to contribute to this specific topic, and at least two reference letters. Only complete applications will be considered.
For further information about the position please contact David Heusser firstname.lastname@example.org and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s501 and Empa-Video
We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. 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.
|Titel||Postdoc/scientist position on electrochemical CO2 reduction|
|Job location||Ueberlandstrasse 129 , CH-8600 Dübendorf|
|Veröffentlicht||Juli 30, 2019|
|Jobart||Post Doc,   Forscher/in  |