King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Postdoc Position: Development of Silicon Heterojunction Cells for Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

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This postdoc position is for a specialist in the fabrication of silicon heterojunction solar cells to be integrated into monolithic silicon perovskite tandem solar cells.

For this position, we are looking for someone with proven experience in semiconductor device fabrication and characterization.

Responsibilities

Development and optimization of silicon heterojunction solar cells at different levels.

  • Developing bottom cells at different scales (from 1 by 1 cm2 to 6 by 6 inch2)  utilizing the PECVD-PVD cluster.
  • Performing device characterization, and modeling aimed at champion PCEs.
  • Manage project tasks towards successful completion.  
  • Dissemination of the research outputs in project meetings, peer-reviewed journals, and international conferences.
  • Writing regular reports for the project outputs

Bonus Points

KAUST benefits for postdoctoral fellows
KAUST offers a highly competitive salary. Benefits include housing, medical, dental insurance, K-12 education for dependent children (subject to availability), relocation allowance and repatriation allowance. The candidates will enjoy the multicultural experience of KAUST in an international group with state-of-the-art facilities for the fabrication of solar cells and material characterization.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in fields related to electrical engineering, materials science, physics, and applied physics, with a thorough understanding of semiconductor devices. Desirable backgrounds/skills include; i) silicon or perovskite solar cell device fabrication and characterization; ii) semiconductor processing; iii) optoelectronic engineering.

Applicants should have a strong publication record, good spoken and written communication skills.

Interested applicants should send the following documents to Prof. Stefaan De Wolf (stefaan.dewolf@kaust.edu.sa).

  1. Cover letter briefly describing your previous experience and future research interests/plans,
  2. Curriculum vitae and
  3. Contact information of three references

Application Deadline: open until fulfilled

Position Duration: 1 year (+1 year prolongation is possible) 

Job details

Title
Postdoc Position: Development of Silicon Heterojunction Cells for Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells
Location
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Published
2022-07-06
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