Research Assistant in the area of Ceramic Solid State Electrolytes

Jülich Research Centre (FZJ)

Münster, Germany

Work group:

IEK-12 – Helmholtz-Institut Münster Ionenleiter für Energiespeicher



Area of research:

PHD Thesis



Job description:

Your Job:


Electrochemical storage for mobile and stationary applications will play an increasingly important role in the future. R&D efforts are currently focusing on the increase of power and energy density as well as on the lifetime of batteries. An auspicious approach of current materials research is seen in the development of all-solid-state batteries with ceramic components.Your tasks in detail:


Preparation of ceramic solid state electrolyte materials for Lithium ion batteries Optimization of the synthesis approach Sample characterization, including structural properties and electrochemical performance


Your Profile:


Excellent university degree in chemistry, materials science or a related discipline Profound experience with synthesis and characterization of ceramic materials Basic knowledge of electrochemistry Good written and oral communication skills in German and English Willingness for intense cooperation with internal and external project partners Ability to work in an international and interdisciplinary team


Our Offer:


An excellent environment to perform high-quality research at an international Level Optional part-time PhD studies at the University of Münster when meeting the requirements Possibility to participate in project meetings, as well as national and international conferences to present results and to develop further competences A lively scientific environment within HI MS and possibilities for cooperation with our partners at RWTH Aachen, Forschungszentrum Jülich, and WWU Münster A Position limited for 3 years Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Place of employment: MünsterForschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.



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Quote Reference: 2019-174

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