to develop high temperature stable ceramic and ceramic composite materials able to store thermal energy at up to 1200°C in high corrosion atmospheres, the associated processing and for high temperature materials testing.
For this demanding project we are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a Ph.D. in ceramics, chemistry or materials science. An in depth knowledge of ceramic chemistry and processing including of materials such as alumina, mullite and spinel is necessary. Practical experience of mechanical and microstructural characterization techniques is also a prerequisite.The candidate needs to be fluent in English (oral and written) and preferably has a basic knowledge of German, with a proven track publication record.
This position will be available from September 1st, 2021 with a planned duration of 2 years.