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Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.

The Applied Wood Materials Laboratory contributes to the development of functional cellulose and wood based materials and is offering a

Postdoc position on printed biodegradable energy storage on paper

The project is carried out in close collaboration with academic partners in Switzerland as well as other research groups at Empa.


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We are an international team dedicated to advance the development of a new generation of active, renewable and highly functional biomaterials using cellulose and wood as material resources. We offer a challenging position (one year with possible extension) in a research institution in the Zürich area with outstanding infrastructure and within a broadly interdisciplinary setting. The position is available from January 1, 2019.

For further information about the position please contact Dr Gustav Nyström, Head of the Applied Wood Materials Laboratory, gustav.nystroem@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s302 and Empa-Video

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

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