> Scope: Fulltime
> Temporary: two years
> Remuneration: TV-L 13
> Start: as early as possible

The Institutes of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry invite applications for the position of a

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) in Organic Battery Materials

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.

As a rule, full-time positions can be split.

Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential

The position is embedded within the research consortium POLiS (Post Lithium Storage, https://www.postlithiumstorage.org/de/), which is funded as a “Cluster of Excellence” by the German Science Foundation. Successful applicants will be jointly supervised by Prof. Max von Delius (Organic Chemistry) and Prof. Alexander JC Kuehne (Macromolecular Chemistry). The objective of the project is to develop novel organic cathode and electrolyte materials for metal-sulfur batteries.

Your profile:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related subject
  • Research experience in organic synthesis is essential
  • Research experience in electrochemistry and/or battery science is beneficial
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Effective team worker

Your responsibilities:

  • To synthesize macromolecular electrolyte and/or cathode materials for metal-sulfur batteries
  • To characterize precursor molecules and the organic battery materials using state-of-the-art techniques and instruments
  • To cooperate closely with on-site and external battery science researchers
  • To fine-tune and optimize materials properties according to key battery characteristics
  • To prepare progress reports, research publications and conference presentations
  • To co-supervise one PhD student

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:
Prof. Dr. Alexander Kuehne, phone +49 731 50-22870

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