> Scope: Part-time 67%
> Temporary: 3 years
> Remuneration: TV-L 13
> Start: as early as possible

There is an open position within the Cluster of Excellence “Post Lithium Storage (POLiS)” for a

Academic employee (m/f/d)
(PhD student)

to join the Graduate School ‚Electrochemical Energy Storage GS-EES‘ as part of the Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage Ulm & Karlsruhe (CELEST)

Ulm University with its more than 10,000 students offers varied professional tasks in a highly innovative research, teaching and work environment, at the same time facilitating the reconciliation of work and family in many ways.

We seek to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for this position.

Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential

Your profile:

  • A Master’s degree (or equivalent) in materials science, chemistry or a relevant discipline.
  • English language proficiency corresponding to C1 level
  • Experience in inorganic material synthesis or electrochemical measurements is preferable

Your responsibilities:

  • The proposed thesis work will focus on understanding the charge transfer and structural evolution in the multivalent battery systems, and establishing insertion chemistry that enables fast multivalent ion diffusion kinetics. The target is to develop multivalent battery cathodes with simultaneously high energy density and high power density.
  • Your tasks include synthesizing inorganic materials (mainly transition metal sulfides), testing their electrochemical performances in multivalent batteries (Mg- and Ca- batteries), and further mechanism investigation.
  • The PhD position is affiliated to the Helmholtz Institute Ulm (Prof. Maximilian Fichtner) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Dr. Zhenyou Li.)

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

Hiring is done by the Central University Administration.

Your contact for further information:
Dr. Zhenyou Li, phone +49 721 608 28972

We look forward to your application via our online application portal.
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