PhD Student (100%) in electrochemical coating of railway infrastructure
to join our interdisciplinary team and program. Would you like to contribute to cutting-edge research and innovation and work on collaborative projects with academia and industrial partners? Are you interested to explore and push the limits of what is technical possible together with highly motivated senior and junior academics, technicians, doctoral and master students? We offer a position in the following topical field related to electrochemistry for sustainable materials technologies:Electrochemical coating technologies for rails: a novel strategy for friction management and pre-emptive maintenance of rails (Empa - ETH Zurich)
The candidate should have a Master’s degree in Inorganic or Physical Chemistry, in Electro-chemistry or Materials Science. Experimental experience in electrochemistry and analytical chemistry and electrochemical methods are considered as strong assets. A background in materials and surface-analytical characterization is also advantageous. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work in highly interdisciplinary research teams, as well as excellent English skills (oral and written), are prerequisites. Knowledge of German and French would be an advantage.
We offer a highly interdisciplinary and dynamic research environment with state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, an international network and contacts to academic and industrial partners. The position (100%) is available from 1st November 2021 (or upon agreement) for 4 years. A candidacy exam has to be passed at ETH Zurich no later than 1 year after the start of the contract.
We offer a position in the following topical field related to electrochemistry for sustainable materials technologies