PhD Student Position in Chemistry Materials Sciences Universität Zürich Department of Chemistry Switzerland

PhD Student Position in Chemistry/Materials Sciences
60 %

 


We are searching for two highly motivated students to work at the interface of chemistry and materials science, with a particular focus on photoelectrochemical (PEC) systems.


Your responsibilities



One student will further develop Sb2Se3 thin films (and/or other chalcogenide materials) towards efficient solar hydrogen production. In addition to overall water splitting, alternative oxidation reactions towards value-added chemicals will be investigated at the (photo)anode.



The second student will develop a suite of advanced analytical techniques such as dual working electrode, transient photocurrent/photovoltage, AFM-based electrochemistry, and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy towards a unified model of PEC systems.

 


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We are looking for applicants with a Masters degree in chemistry, physics, materials science, or a related field. We encourage applications from enthusiastic, collaborative, and creative individuals, with good oral and written communication skills in English.

 


What we offer

 


We offer a PhD position in an inspiring environment at Irchel Campus.

 


Place of work: University of Zurich
Department of Chemistry
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zürich

 


Start of employment
September 1, 2019


Please send your application materials including cover letter, CV, brief description of previous research experience, and the names and contact details of three references in a single PDF file.


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