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PhD position on all-solid-state Li-ion batteries

100%, Zurich, fixed-term

A PhD position is available in the Functional Inorganic Material Group (KovalenkoLab).

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The research activities involve the synthesis and sintering of solid-state Li-ion conducting materials, the in-depth characterization of their chemical and electrochemical compatibility with metallic lithium, and the development of a new generation of all-solid-state Li-ion batteries.

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Candidates should have recently obtained a master degree in chemistry, physics, or engineering with outstanding grades. Candidates should have a strong experimental background in electrochemical energy storage and have excellent knowledge of solid-state chemistry. An experience in all-solid-state Li-ion batteries will be beneficial.

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Applications including a motivation letter, a CV, 2-3 recommendation letters (preferably sent by the referees), transcripts and any other relevant documents should be sent to: Dr. Kostiantyn Kravchyk ( and Prof. Maksym Kovalenko ( or through our online application portal.

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