Empa - the place where innovation starts

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 Laboratory for Thin Films and Photovoltaics is internationally known for innovative research in the field of inorganic and organic-inorganic hybrid thin-film photovoltaic technologies. The lab holds the world record for energy conversion efficiency of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 and CdTe solar cells on flexible substrates, and is doing cutting edge R&D in the field of semi-transparent Perovskite and tandem solar cells based on CIGS. We are offering a
Postdoc position on Perovskite-CIGS Tandem Solar Cells

We are looking for a highly motivated scientist to work on perovskite solar cells for thin-film tandems application with a focus on developing highly efficient and long-term stable semi-transparent perovskite solar cells using fully vacuum-based methods.


Your Tasks:

Your Profile:

You have a PhD degree in physics, materials science, electrical engineering, or similar field with strong hands-on experience in semiconductor thin film device processing and characterization. In-depth experience in perovskite device fabrication and advanced characterization is mandatory. Know-how in various PVD deposition techniques. The experimental nature of the work requires a very high level of experimental skills to operate sophisticated machines, independence to design and execute experiments/characterizations, and analytical mindset for interpreting measured data. You are a team player and your strengths include taking personal responsibility, high motivation for innovation, excellence and flexibility to work and deliver results. You have excellent verbal and written skills in English. Knowledge of German is beneficial but not mandatory.


Our Offer:

We offer an international, highly stimulating research environment with excellent infrastructure and broad interdisciplinary surroundings with plenty of possibilities for personal and professional development. The initial contract is one year.

For further information about the position please contact Dr Fan Fu fan.fu@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s207 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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