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Postdoc (f/m) in the field of photovoltaics

Université du Luxembourg. Luxemburg, 12.06.2018

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy in its Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication. The Laboratory for Energy Materials has an opening for a Postdoc, starting Autumn 2018. We are looking for a candidate with experience in semiconductor synthesis for micro - solar cells.

Postdoc in the field of photovoltaics (M/F)

  • Ref. F1-50011757
  • Fixed-term contract 2 years, extendable
  • Full-time (40 hrs/week)
  • Employee status
The Postdoc will be responsible for the synthesis of micro thin film solar cells. Micro solar cells are expected to have many applications in the future. The Postdoc will be supervised by Prof. Phillip Dale. He or she will also have the opportunity to advise PhD students and be a key member of a doctoral training unit on advanced photovoltaic concepts being involved with and facilitating collaborations. He or she will be assisted by technical and administrative staff. The Postdoc is expected to act as part of the LEM team.

  • Selective area synthesis of chalcopyrite semiconductor films for micro solar cells
  • Semiconductor and solar cell characterization
  • Advising of PhD students
  • Facilitate collaborations between 8 Ph.D students within a doctoral training programme
  • Presentation at international conferences, publications in high impact journals
For further inquiries contact Prof. Phillip Dale, or visit us at

  • Dr. or PhD in chemistry or materials or physics (or equivalent) with very good grades
  • Publications in high impact journals
  • Experience with thin film semiconductor synthesis
  • Experience with either selective area deposition or solar cells
  • Self-motivated, committed and curious
  • Creative and independent thinker
  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Good oral communicator
  • An exciting topic in the context of renewable energies
  • A friendly international team
  • A modern, well equipped lab
  • A competitive remuneration
Deadline for applications: 6th July 2018
Please upload your complete application in English (letter of motivation, CV, grade record, copy of diplomas, publication list) by clicking on the button below. Please apply online.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer


Bewerbungsschluss: 06.07.2018