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

Wir suchen aktuell: Research Assistent/Postdoc (m/w/d) process technology in Ulm

// Energy with a future

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) is one of the leading institutes for applied research into the major issues relating to the energy transition which include photovoltaics, wind energy, battery technology, fuel cells, electrolysis, e-fuels, circular economy, policy advice, and the use of AI for process and system optimisation. We work in tandem with industry to pave the way to market for new technologies. The challenge falls to more than 300 employees and around 100 research and student assistants at the ZSW bases in Stuttgart and Ulm. The ZSW also operates a test site for wind energy and another test site for PV systems. The ZSW is a member of the Innovationsallianz Baden-Württemberg (innBW), an alliance of ten applied research institutions.

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

Research Assistent (Post Doc) (m/f/d) process technology

Your areas of responsibility:

  • Management and processing of research projects on the development of lithium-ion electrodes and cells
  • Further development of formulations and processes for electrode production, elaboration of technological progress
  • Assessment of the electrochemical performance of electrodes in prototype cells
  • Instruction of technical staff
  • Communication with customers and offer preparation
  • Presentation of project results at project meetings and conferences
  • Writing of project reports
Your profile:

  • Above-average university degree in Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Anorganic Chemistry or comparable qualification
  • Profound knowledge and experience in the field of electrochemistry and Li-ion electrodes production
  • Very good skills in processing data and in scientific evaluation
  • Very good German and English language skills and high expressiveness in spoken and written language
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Surpassing commitment, an eye for the most important aspects and structured and goal-oriented work approach

Our offer to you:

  • Excellent research meets direct application: We research for and directly with industry and design the energy supply of tomorrow today - scientifically excellent but always application-oriented
  • Creative working atmosphere: We live an open corporate culture with flat hierarchies, plenty of freedom for creative development, shaping research content and innovation
  • Use flexibility: Flexitime model with flexible working hours and the possibility to work hybrid as well as flexible part-time models to support the compatibility of family and career
  • Sustainable mobility: DeutschlandTicket as a subsidised job ticket, free charging at the institute's own charging stations, bicycle parking with service area
  • Networking and career: Cross-institute cooperation, national and international research projects, as well as a wide range of individually customisable training.
  • Modern institute buildings with first-class infrastructure offer an appealing working environment, company health management with numerous sports and health courses, mostly employer-funded company pension scheme

The employment contract is limited to 2 years, has a volume of employment of 100% and is classified according to the TV-L regulations of the civil service in Baden-Württemberg. If you are interested in this position, please apply exclusively using "Jetzt online bewerben" button in the job advertisement. Should you have any technical questions, please feel free to call Dr. Alice Hoffmann +49 731 9530-558. Further information is available at www. zsw-bw.de.

Would you also like to advance applied energy research? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Herr Clemens Gaese


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

+49 731 9530 618