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PhD student (m/f/d) Lithium-ion batteries Arbeitsort: Ulm

// Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-
Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW)

// Energy with a future

The Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg, ZSW) is a non-profit foundation of the Federal State Baden-Württemberg and various institutions and companies. Our work focuses on business-related research and development on renewable energies, energy storage and energy efficiency as well as analyses of energy systems. As an industry-oriented research institute we pave the way for new technologies into the market together with our partners - working from materials research to systems, tests and market analyses along the entire value chain. This expertise from a single source is a key success factor for our business partners.

For the research department Accumulators Materials Research at the Ulm site, we are seeking as soon as possible a

PhD student (m/f/d) Lithium-ion batteries

Your areas of responsibility:

  • Research and develop lithium-ion electrodes and cells with novel materials in an industrial project
  • Evaluate electrochemical performance of prototype cells
  • Investigate the demands of novel materials on ingredients, design and operating conditions of the cells
  • Collaboration with an industrial project partner and technical staff
  • Writing of project reports and publications
  • Presentation of scientific results at project meetings and conferences

Your profile:

  • Above-average university degree in Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Anorganic Chemistry or comparable qualification
  • Joy in development of profound working hypotheses and their scientific verification
  • Ideally knowledge in the field of Li-ion cells and electrochemical characterization
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and common scientific evaluation software, e.g. Origin
  • Very good German and English language skills and strong expressiveness are an advantage
  • Ability to quickly acquire expertise in new topics, structured and goal-oriented approach to work
  • High level of commitment, problem-solving ability and ability to work under pressure

Our offer to you:
The ZSW offers you a creative atmosphere in which new knowledge and sustainable processes are promoted. With us you will find an open environment with extensive creative freedom, flat hierarchies and the ability to work independently. Would you also like to advance applied energy research? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

The employment contract is limited to three years, has a volume of employment of 75% and is classified according to the TV-L regulations of the civil service in Baden-Württemberg. If you are interested in this professional and personal challenge, please apply exclusively using the application form in the job advertisement "Jetzt auf diese Stelle bewerben". Should you have any technical questions, please feel free to call Mrs. Dr. Alice Hoffmann at +49 731 95 30-558. Further information is available at www. zsw-bw.de.                   

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Herr Clemens Gaese


Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW)
Helmholtzstr. 8
89081 Ulm

+49 731 9530 618