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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.

Our Laboratory for High Performance Ceramics (LHPC) has an opening for a

Scientist/Postdoctoral Researcher in the Field of bioelectric interfaces and photosynthesis

for experimental work in the 4-year cross-disciplinary project "Charge and energy transfer between cyanobacteria and semiconductor electrodes under γ-irradiation" funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, in collaboration with Hasselt University and IMEC, and SCK-CEN, the Belgian nuclear Science Center in Mol.


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We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious and self-driven bio-physicist with a sound background in electrochemistry, surface science, thin film physics and theory. The new colleague must have a doctoral degree and should have preferably some years of postdoctoral experience in


This full time position is initially limited to two years (with possibility of an extension), which we wish to fill by no later than June 1, 2020. A fluent oral and written command in English and effective communication skills are mandatory as well as readiness for frequent international travel and flexible working hours.

For further information about the position please contact Dr Artur Braun artur.braun@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s201 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.

Empa, Patricia Nitzsche, Human Resources, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.