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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 Laboratory for Advanced Analytical Technologies develops innovative analytical methods for materials science and offers a
PhD position – Applications of electrochemistry in air quality field
Position starting from April 2022 or upon agreement.
Applications are invited for a PhD position in the Air Quality and Particle Technology group (http://www.ie.ifu.ethz.ch/, Prof. Dr. J. Wang). The successful candidate will be hosted by Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research) and will also work at the Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zürich.

The research is related to applications of electrochemistry in the field of air quality. Electrochemistry is a powerful tool to probe chemical changes and control chemical reactions. Our group is engaged in development of various electrochemical sensors targeting gaseous and biological pollutants. We also work on electrochemical conversion of harmful gases. The student will be involved in tasks such as
We are looking for suitable candidates with a master level degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, material science or related fields with excellent grades. Good experimental capability is of high value. Good command of English is required.
For further information about the position please contact Prof. Jing Wang, jing.wang@ifu.baug.ethz.ch and visit our websites www.ie.ifu.ethz.ch and www.empa.ch/web/s502 and Empa-Video

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, a complete academic transcript including undergraduate and graduate courses, copies of diploma/certificates, contact information of 2-3 potential referees and a short description of research interests. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

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