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 the Fuel Cell Systems and Diagnostics Group we are looking for a
Postdoctoral Fellow
X-ray imaging in Electrochemical Energy Conversion
Your tasks
  • Develop operando X-ray imaging electrolysis experiments
  • Analyze water/gas distributions in porous materials
  • Application of X-ray imaging know how in projects with industry partners
  • Publish in high ranking international journals
Your profile
We are looking for a self-motivated team player, with experience in imaging. Excellent qualifications with a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, materials sciences or a related subject are required. You have profound experience with X-ray tomographic imaging and interest in experimental work in an interdisciplinary team. Knowledge of electrochemistry is beneficial. A very good command of English is required. The experimental work will be carried out at the PSI in Villigen, in the framework of a joint SNF project with the university in Lausanne EPFL.
We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

Your employment contract is limited to 2 years.

For further information, please contact Dr Felix B├╝chi, phone +41 56 310 24 11.

Please submit your application online by 30 November 2021 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 5422-02).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Mariusz Prus, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland