Department of Chemistry

PhD Student Position: Molecular Design of Energy Materials
60 %

The University of Zurich Research Priority Program on Solar Light to Chemical Energy Conversion (URPP LightChEC) covers all interdisciplinary aspects of artificial photosynthesis. We focus on innovative strategies to new water oxidation catalysts (WOCs) and their understanding as a crucial step towards water splitting.

Your responsibilities

The following forefront strategies will be implemented in the course of the project:

Your profile

We look forward to a creative and explorative researcher with a MSc degree in inorganic, solid state, or materials chemistry. Crystallographic knowledge is essential, and experience in a wide range of preparative/spectroscopic techniques is a prerequisite. Strong English writing skills are required, together with good teamwork skills.

What we offer

We offer state-of-the-art research facilities and attractive support for the independent development of young researchers.

Place of work

Prof. Dr. Greta R. Patzke
University of Zurich, Department of Chemistry
Winterthurerstrasse 190 (Irchel Campus)
8057 Zürich

Start of employment

At the earliest or upon agreement.
Please submit your CV, publication list, transcript of diplomas, two referees, and a short letter of interest, by using the 'apply now' button.

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