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.
For an ERC consolidator grant at the Laboratory for Functional Polymers we are searching for a
Postdoc in soft matter physics
You will work in a research project in the field of pyroelectric, piezoelectric, and electro-caloric materials. You will design, manufacture, and characterize different devices and optimize their performance. You will be part of a strong team active at the forefront of elastomeric materials development.
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in soft matter physics, ability to work in a multidisciplinary field, and open to acquire new knowledge. The applicant should hold a recent PhD degree, preferably in physics, materials science, or related fields. Experience in piezoelectric, pyroelectric, and electrocaloric materials is necessary. You will support our PhD students, will communicate results at meetings and conferences, and will write reports and publications. The candidate needs to be proficient in spoken and written English. 
We are offering a modern research environment and excellent infrastructure. This position is available upon agreement for a period of one year with the possibility of prolongation for another one year.
For further information about the position please contact Dr Dorina Opris  dorina.opris@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s209 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, Cristina Marinoni, Human Resources, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.