The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether PSI employs 2100 people.

For cour research programme we are looking for a
Trainee
Complexation of uranium(VI) with silicate in aqueous solution
Your tasks
You will participate in a research project concerning the complexation of Uranium-233 with silicate. Under the supervision of an experienced radiochemist, you will carry out synthesis experiments with radioactive Uranium-233 and analyse the samples resulting from your experiments with radiochemical techniques
Your profile
  • Student of chemistry or chemical engineering (minimum 5 semester) and practical experience in an analytical chemistry laboratory
  • Prepared to carry out experiments with radioactive material
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • You have not yet completed your Master’s thesis
We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration.

For further information please contact Dr Jan Tits, phone +41 56 310 43 14 or Dr Maria Marques, phone +41 56 310 23 10.

Please submit your application for the position as a Trainee (index no. 4400-T1).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Patrizia Meister, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland.