PhD student (m/f/d) | Next generation batteries

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  • Germany
  • Posted 2 months ago

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm

Job Code: 11/2023

Job Offer from February 13, 2023

The Department of Colloids Chemistry (Director Prof. Dr. M. Antonietti) at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, Germany invites applications from outstanding young scientists for the position of PhD student (m/f/d) Next generation batteries to develop new electrode materials for next-generation batteries. The objective of the project is investigation of electrode material base for novel beyond lithium modes of energy storage, using state-of-the-art characterisation facilities. We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student in the field of materials science with major interests in electrochemistry and batteries. The candidate should have a degree in Chemistry-Materials Science or closely related fields, with an outstanding profile, a strong background and interests in

  • Electrochemical energy storage
  • Batteries
  • Carbon (nano)materials
  • Electrode preparation
  • Electrochemical characterization

Experience of synthesis of electrode materials and their testing in batteries would be valuable. Excellent organisational and communication skills are essential.

The position will be in the framework of the ERC synergy project “Disruptive Modes and Materials of Energy Storage” (MoMa-STOR).

The position is vacant with immediate effect. Please send us your application in English until 15th March 2023.

To submit your candidature please send an email to Dr. Evgeny Senokos , with subject MoMa-STOR – [Position of interest, Name, Surname], with attached PDF version of your CV, a short cover letter and two references.

The candidate CV will be evaluated internally according to the project and the selected candidates will be invited for an online interview. After the online interview the interviewed candidates will receive an email with the final decision.

The accepted candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Evgeny Senokos in the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Colloid Chemistry Department, in the group led by Dr. Paolo Giusto .

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

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