Position in the project: PhD candidate

Project description: Inkjet printing of lead-free perovskite materials for application in solar cell devices

Job type: Scholarship

Start date: 15.01.2020

Institution: Saule Research Institute Foundation

Location: Wrocław, Poland

Contract type: Full time

Duration (months): 36

Salary: 5500 PLN net

Key responsibilities include:

1. Synthesis of the new materials constituting the next generation photovoltaics

2. Assembling thin-film photovoltaic devices

3. Optoelectronic, electrical and structural characterisation of the materials and devices

4. Use of different deposition methods, including high vacuum and printing techniques

5. Contribution to the design and development of the scientific projects

6. Attendance at the scientific conferences and possible internship stays at the collaborator’s institution

7. Compliance with the quality and health standard

Profile of candidates/requirements:

1. Master degree in chemistry, materials science, physics or related discipline

2. Good understanding and knowledge of solid-state chemistry, semiconductor physics, and solar cell operation

3. Experience with perovskite-based materials, thin-film formation, solar cell fabrication and characterization will be advantageous

4. Working knowledge of a range of electrical and optical characterisation methods

5. Experience with various thin-film deposition techniques

6. Excellent proficiency in English (written and oral)

7. Good communication skills, initiative, independent thinking

Required documents:

1. Detailed CV – including list of achievements, scientific degrees, publications, technical skills, research stays and other relevant experience

2. Cover letter – motivation and description of the most important scientific achievements

3. Details of two referees

4. Copy of the MSc diploma (or any other official document confirming the completion of the MSc degree)

Please submit the following documents to: senol.oez@sauletech.com

Please include in your offer:
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