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Postdoctoral scientist (m/f/d) in soft X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Reference No.: EE 2019/29

The Young Investigator Group ‘Operando Interfacial Photochemistry’ is hiring a postdoc for managing the experimental setup SOL³ PES at the BESSY II synchrotron radiation facility. The SOL³ PES (Solid, Solution, Solar – PhotoElectron Spectroscopy) is a multi-user (near)-ambient pressure soft X-ray photoelectron experimental station offering a wide-range of techniques: liquid-microjets, flat-jets, cryo-jets, condensed liquid films at elevated pressures, transmission cells, as well as micro-(photo)electrochemical flow cells (µ-PECs). The scientific focus is on energy-materials (solar fuels, water splitting applications, fuel cells, electrocatalysts, Li-ion batteries), (aqueous) nanoparticle solutions, and redox-active (in-)organic molecules in solution. Primarily, non-radiative relaxation processes, as well as induced electron and charge transfer processes at the solid-liquid, liquid-liquid, and electrolyte-anode interfaces will be investigated by Auger-, resonant photoelectron spectroscopy, and partial electron yield X-ray absorption as well as in transmission under operando conditions and/or during battery operation.

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What we offer

Fixed term contract for 24 months . The salary is based on the Collective Agreement for the German Public Service (TVöD-Bund).

We particularly welcome applications from women. Preference will be given to handicapped applicants provided equal suitability.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your application via our application management system by 18.08.2019. For reasons of data protection regulations, we are unfortunately unable to consider applications that reach us by email or by mail in the application process.

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