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 future technologies, energy and climate, health innovation and fundamentals of nature. 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 2200 people.

For the Fuel Cell Systems and Diagnostics group we are looking for a
Postdoctoral Fellow
Electrode Development for Water Electrolysis
Your tasks
  • Develop electrodes for polymer water electrolysis based on hierarchical Titanium transport layers
  • Characterize materials by X-ray imaging and electrochemical testing
  • Collaborate with industry partner on related topics
  • Publish in high ranking international journals
Your profile
We are looking for a self-motivated team player, with experience in electrolysis. Excellent qualifications with a PhD degree in chemistry, materials science, mechanical engineering or a related subject are required. You have profound experience with electrolysis and interest in experimental work in an interdisciplinary team. Knowledge in X-ray imaging is beneficial. A very good command of English is required.
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 1.5 years.

For further information, please contact Dr Felix Büchi, phone +41 56 310 24 11.

Please submit your application online by 31 March 2023 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 5422-01).

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