11/07/2020
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PhD Student (f/m/d) in Chemistry for Development of Nanostructured Catalysts for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/07/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Berlin
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Other

Work group:

Solar Fuels

Area of research:

PHD Thesis

Job description:

Reference No. EE 2020/25

The Institute Solar Fuels is looking for

PhD Student (f/m/d) in Chemistry for Development of Nanostructured Catalysts for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction

Thesis Topic and Tasks

Thesis topic: "Nanostructured catalysts for electrochemical CO2 reduction"

The student is expected to:

  • Synthesize CO2 reduction catalysts based on metallic nanoparticles and carbon-based materials with Ni, Fe, or Co as active centers
  • Investigate catalyst performance using gas diffusion electrodes
  • Perform structural, electrochemical, and product analysis studies
  • Integrate catalysts with PV tandem cells made by project partners

Requirements

  • Completed Master's degree in Chemistry or Physical Chemistry
  • Strong background in electrochemistry and materials synthesis and characterization
  • Affinity with heterogeneous catalysis, nanoparticle synthesis, and electrochemical reactor design
  • Good spoken and written English communication skills

Please upload the following documents with your application:

  • Motivation letter (in English) describing your background and research interests
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) listing your education, publications, research experience, and contact details for two references
  • Fixed term contract for 36 months. Payment is made in accordance with the collective agreement for public service (TVöD-Bund).

    We strive to increase the proportion of female employees and are therefore particularly pleased to receive applications from women. Disabled applicants with equal aptitude are given preference.

    Further Information

    Prof. Dr. Roel van de Krol

    +49 30 8062 - 43035

    EE-IF-head@helmholtz-berlin.de

    Closing Date: 31.07.2020

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    Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
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    Berlin

    EURAXESS offer ID: 541462
    Posting organisation offer ID: hzb_stellenangebot:1258E

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