PhD Position in the field of low-dimensional carbon nanomaterials
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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
The successful candidate will be integrated in the binational project Exploring synthetic approaches to non-alternant ring topologies in graphene nanostructures (EnhanTopo) jointly funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). The project builds on a close collaboration with our synthetic chemistry partners at the TU Dresden.
Required qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Physics or Physical Chemistry. A solid background in Surface Science and previous experience using STM or other UHV surface analysis equipment would be significant benefits. Very good communication skills in English are required, German language skills are beneficial. The position is available upon agreement with a planned duration of 3 years.