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.
Empa's Electron Microscopy Center is offering a position for a
Postdoctoral researcher in electron microscopy of catalytic systems (a)
(a)ll are welcome, regardless of gender, origin etc.
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the primary goal of this project is to investigate real-world catalytic systems by analytical transmission electron microscopy. You will be responsible for innovative, experimental studies, including in-situ investigations of catalytic materials, comprising development and implementation of new experimental approaches and/or methods for data analysis. You will also coordinate collaborations with internal and external research groups. Simulations can be part of the research work.
We are looking for
a highly motivated candidate with a doctoral degree in materials science, physics, chemistry or a related discipline with experience in analytical (scanning) transmission electron microscopy and scripting (e.g. Python). Further, you feel comfortable communicating and collaborating with your team members in a multicultural environment. With us, you receive a creative and supportive team and a multi-faceted range of tasks.
Empa supports equal opportunities such as the compatibility of work and other life areas and lives a culture of inclusion and respect. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our team, and strongly encourage women to apply.
The position (80-100%) will be available as of January 2023 or upon agreement. The candidate's PhD degree should preferably not date back more than 4 years. The position is for a maximum duration of two years.