PostDoc in Optical Spectroscopy for Energy Storage Materials and in-situ Characterization

Research Center Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IEK-12 - Helmholtz-Institut Münster Ionenleiter für Energiespeicher


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

Methods development for the characterization of electrolyte/electrode interfaces in Lithium-ion batteries Development of an in-situ cell for optical spectroscopy (e.g. IR/Raman/UV-VIS) Electrochemical characterization of cell components including electrolytes Mechanistic study on the processes of the electrode / electrolyte interfaces Documentation and publication of results in scientific journals and at international conferences Supervision of graduate and undergraduate students

Your Profile:

Graduate of a university with excellent academic degree and subsequent doctorate in chemistry, materials science or a related discipline Strong background in optical spectroscopy (IR/Raman) Good manual skills Basic knowledge of electrochemistry Good written and oral communication skills in German and English Willingness to supervise undergraduate students is desired Pronounced ability to cooperate with internal and external partners Ability and willingness for team work, flexibility and self-motivation

Our Offer:

An excellent environment to perform high-quality research at international level A lively scientific environment within IEK-12 and possibilities for cooperation with our partners at RWTH Aachen, Forschungszentrum Jülich and WWU Münster A comprehensive further training programme Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life Limited for 3 years Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Place of employment: Münster Forschungszentrum 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: Helmholtz-2018-330

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