PhD Student - Impact of citrate and formate on the uptake of tri- and tetravalent actinides by cement and pure cement phases (C-S-H, AFm): structural and thermodynamic study
Empa - the place where innovation starts
Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is one of the largest science and engineering research institutions in Europe and funded jointly by the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Its research and development program is embedded in the superordinate program structure of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centers. The Institute for Nuclear Waste Disposal (INE) at KIT is strongly focusing on safety research for radioactive waste disposal by investigation of geochemical processes relevant for assessing long-term behavior of waste forms and (geo-)technical and natural barriers
We are looking for a student with a master in Chemistry, Materials Science, Earth Sciences, or related fields, who has good verbal and written knowledge in English. A strong background in materials science or inorganic chemistry, good skills in design and operation of experimental set-ups and experience in radiochemistry are an advantage. If you are motivated researcher who likes to work in an international, interdisciplinary environment, then you are the person we are looking for.
Our institutions are based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.