Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2D Energy Storage Materials
Royal Institute of Technology School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health
Sweden

Postdoctoral fellowship in 2D Energy Storage materials

School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health at KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The division of Fibre- and Polymer Technology is announcing for a postdoc position who will work and conduct research in Hamedi Lab.

This position is located at the “School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health” (CBH) at KTH main campus. CBH is one of the five schools of KTH and a strong constellation for research and education in the broader areas of health, environment, energy and materials.

Job description

Next-generation energy storage materials are a necessity for quickly moving towards a fossil free future for humanity. Join us in contributing to this important field by doing research on new materials and form factors for batteries.

You will develop and use new generation of nanocomposites containing 1D materials such as nanocelulose and CNTs, and two-dimensional (2D) materials, including MXenes and 2D TMDCs for batteries and supercapacitors. The batteries will be fabricated using dispersions of these 2D materials and methods of self-assembly to achieve new form factors and optimised nanostructure in the electrodes.

You will also work with characterisation of nanomaterials using various techniques including SEM, TEM, AFM, XRD, and evaluate battery characteristics. In addition to laboratory work, the position also requires the writing of reports.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH

Qualifications

Requirements

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, in a subject relevant to the research area, such as electronics, chemistry, physics or similar, obtained within at least the last four years prior to the application deadline (With some exceptions for special reasons such as periods of sick or parental leave, kindly indicate if such reason exists in your resume).
  • Knowledge in electronics and electronic materials
  • Knowledge in electronic nanomaterials
  • Background in using advanced laboratory instruments such as nano imaging instrument.

Preferred qualifications

Prior knowledge in electronic nanomaterials and energy storage is a meritorious for the position. Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality is meritorious for the position.

Personal skills

We are looking for a self-going person with a research expertise and who is goal- and result-oriented. You have good teaching and collaborate abilities. It is a prerequisite that you possess both a linguistic analytical ability and a problem-solving analytical ability.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.

Others

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.

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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number C-2021-2017
Contact
Max Hamedi, Associate Professor, mahiar@kth.se, +46 79 338 33 01
Published 19.Nov.2021
Last application date 31.Dec.2021 11:59 PM CET


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