PhD position in heterogeneous catalysis

WorkplaceZürich, Zurich region, Switzerland

PhD position in heterogeneous catalysis

100%, Zurich, fixed-term

PhD position in heterogeneous catalysis with a focus on the use of atomic layer deposition (ALD) for the fabrication of well-defined catalysts.

The research group of Prof. Müller (ETH Zürich; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ) is looking for a highly motivated candidate with a strong interest in the development of heterogeneous catalysts, and material characterization, structure-property relationships, aided by the application of ALD in catalysis research.

Job description

You will participate in research projects and closely work with PhD candidates, postdocs and collaborators of the Laboratory of Energy Science and Engineering. Your work will focus on the development of ALD-derived catalysts for several catalytic applications.

Your profile

You are expected to have a master’s degree in Chemistry, Material Science or Chemical Engineering. Experience in the field of material synthesis and/or material characterization is a plus. We are looking for motivated, committed, creative individuals able to work in a team and with excellent communication skills. Working in a top-level research environment with advanced laboratory infrastructure, you will have a unique opportunity to develop your research abilities. The position is available from October 2022 onwards.

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.

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Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Transcripts

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. Short-listed candidates will be asked to provide at least 2 recommendation letters. Further information about D-MAVT can be found on our website . Questions regarding this position should be directed to Prof. Müller by email at (no applications).

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 178030.

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