The MEET Battery Research Center at the University of Münster is seeking to fill the post of a

Research Associate
(Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in)
(salary level TV-L E13, 50%)
in the Cell System group

This part-time position amounts to a weekly working time of 19 hours and 55 minutes. This is a postgraduate position with the possibility of a doctorate, and it is set to end on 14 July 2020.

Range of tasks:
The successful candidate will be expected to investigate how ageing mechanisms affect cell performance and safety. In addition, they will perform cell building and electrochemical investigations, perform analytics (using GC-MS, SEM, laser microscope, micro indentation, ICP-OES, NMR, IR, RAMAN, XPS, XRD, and TGA, etc.), and develop methods for quantitative analysis of battery materials.

Applicants must hold a master’s degree in chemistry and have outstanding grades. They must also be independent, reflective, structured, and have clean working habits. Additionally, applicants must be highly self-motivated and team minded, and they must possess good English skills. Finally, expertise in above-mentioned tasks is advantageous.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.
Please submit your application with the reference number “KWK_CS_PhD_013” by e-mail together with the usual documents by 19. November 2017 to the following address:
Frau Carolin Frye