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Empa's Center for X-ray Analytics announces an open position for a

Postdoc in the area of X-ray Diffraction and Scattering with a focus on HRXRD

The Center for X-ray Analytics developsX-ray methodologies for understanding materials structure in life- and materials science. Our core activities in the development X-ray diffraction and scattering methods relate with the evaluation of the structure – property relationships.

In the frame of an industrial project interfacing research and industrial needs, we are looking for a postdoc having a background (PhD) in X-ray analytical methods, more precisely related to high resolution X-ray diffraction methods (HRXRD). The working place will be Dübendorf / Zurich.


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We offer this postdoc position at a research institution with excellent infrastructure and broad interdisciplinary surrounding. The position is available for the 1st of January 2020 or upon agreement and initially will be limited to one year with a performance based possibility for contract extension.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Antonia Neels, head of the Center for X-ray Analytics, antonia.neels@empa.ch and visit our website http://www.empa.ch/x-ray and Empa-Video

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

Empa, David Heusser, Human Resources, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.