Research Assistant in Electrolyte Research for Energy Storage

Research Center Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IEK-12 - Helmholtz-Institut Münster Ionenleiter für Energiespeicher


Area of research:

PHD Thesis


Job description:

Your Job:

Synthesis of advanced polymer electrolytes for Lithium ion batteries and design of new synthesis routes for polymers Optimization of the synthesis approach Development of an understanding of structure-property relationships in functional materials Characterization of samples with electrochemical and physicochemical methods including spectroscopic analysis (such as Raman, IR, solid- and liquid state NMR, etc.)

Your Profile:

Excellent university degree in chemistry, physics, polymer science or a related discipline Strong background of synthetic organic chemistry, preferably polymer chemistry Basic knowledge of electrochemistry Some proficiency in German or the willingness to acquire basic German skills and fluent language skills in English Ability to work in an international and interdisciplinary team

Our Offer:

An excellent environment to perform high-quality research at an international level A lively scientific environment within our institute and possibilities for cooperation with our partners at Helmholtz-Institute Ulm (HIU) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Opportunity to work towards partial fulfillment of the requirements for a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry (Dr. rer. nat.) in cooperation with the University of Münster (WWU) A comprehensive further training programme Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life A part-time job with 19,5 hours per week Limited Position until 30.08.2021 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.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2018-331

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