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Empa

2 PhD Students (100%) in electrochemistry for sustainable materials technologies

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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 - 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.

2 PhD Students (100%) in electrochemistry for sustainable materials technologies


to join our interdisciplinary team and program. Would you like to contribute to cutting-edge research and innovation and work on collaborative projects with academia and industrial partners? Are you interested to explore and push the limits of what is technical possible together with highly motivated senior and junior academics, technicians, doctoral and master students?
 
We offer positions in the following topical fields related to electrochemistry for sustainable materials technologies for: 
  1. Aging Society: Corrosion mechanisms in physiological environment of reactive materials (Mg, Zn, Si) used in medical implants and devices (Empa - EPFL) 
  2. Advanced Manufacturing: Electroplating and electrochemical microfabrication of micro/nanostructures (Empa - ETH Zurich)

The candidate should have a Master’s degree in Inorganic or Physical Chemistry, in Electrochemistry or Materials Science. We expect a strong background in electrochemical and surface-analytical characterization, as well as proven experimental experience in analytical chemistry and electrochemical methods. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work in highly-interdisciplinary research teams, as well as excellent English skills (oral and written), are prerequisites. Knowledge of German and French would be an advantage. 

  
Please indicate your preferred topic including a statement of reason in the letter of motivation.

We offer a highly interdisciplinary and dynamic research environment with state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, an international network and contacts to academic and industrial partners. The positions (100%) are available from 1st February 2022 (or upon agreement) for 4 years. A candidacy exam has to be passed at EPFL or ETH Zurich no later than 1 year after the start of the contract.

For further information about the position please contact Dr Patrik Schmutz  patrik.schmutz@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s202 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, Cristina Marinoni, Human Resources, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.

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2 PhD Students (100%) in electrochemistry for sustainable materials technologies
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Ueberlandstrasse 129 Zurich, Switzerland
Published
2021-12-02
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