...
University of Luxembourg

Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Physics (Solar Cells)

Guardar como favorito Crear alerta de empleo

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. 

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy at the Laboratory for photovoltaics in the frame of a joint research project, funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche.

The Laboratory for Photovoltaics together with the University of Cambridge will investigate thin film solar cells, which have a shorter energy pay back time than conventional solar cells. The successful candidate will prepare thin film solar cells, based on chalcopyrite (Cu(InGa)S2) and perform opto-electronic analysis. This will be combined with advanced electron microscopy, performed at the University of Cambridge, to understand and mitigate limitations of current solar cells.

Your Role...

The doctoral candidate will be a member of the Department of Physics and Materials Science within the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg. She or he will perform research under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Siebentritt.

Activities

  • Preparation by co-evaporation of chalcopyrite films and solar cells
  • Photoluminescence analysis
  • Data analysis and modelling
  • Interacting with the partners in Cambridge
  • Publications in international journals and conferences
  • Writing a thesis
What we expect from you…
  • Master degree in Physics (or equivalent) with excellent grades
  • Good background in solid state physics, preferably in solar cells, semiconductors
  • Self-motivated, committed and curious
  • Creative and able to think independently
  • Excellent command of English

We Offer...

  • Exciting topic in solar energy
  • Friendly international team
  • Modern, well equipped laboratory
  • Committed supervisor
  • Competitive remuneration 
In Short...
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month - extendable up to 48 months if required
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Starting date: As soon as possible
  • Location: Belval
  • Employee and student status
  • Job Reference: UOL04041
How to apply...

Candidates should submit the following documents in English (incomplete dossiers will not be considered):

  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae, incl. publication list
  • Copies of diplomas, including grade reports and transcript of courses taken (simple copies and translations are fine)

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for societyand industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

DESCRIPCIÓN DEL PUESTO

Título
Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Physics (Solar Cells)
Ubicación
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi , Luxemburgo
Publicado
2021-10-14
Tipo de trabajo
Guardar como favorito Crear alerta de empleo

Más trabajos de este empleador

Sobre el empleador

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international, multilingual and in...

Visite la página del empleador

Descubrir trabajos relacionados

...
Become an IB Examiner for Swedish A: Literature International Baccalaureate® (IB) hace 1 semana
...
Solar Energy Assistant/Associate Professor University of Nizwa hace 10 meses
...
Assistant Professor in Marketing Wenzhou-Kean University hace 3 meses
...
Become an IB Examiner for Croatian A: Literature International Baccalaureate® (IB) hace 1 semana
...
Become an IB Examiner for Danish A: Literature International Baccalaureate® (IB) hace 1 semana
Mas trabajos

Historias relevantes

...
The Power of Ultrafast Lasers Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography ARCNL 4 minutos de lectura
...
Going Nuclear to Save Time University of Jyväskylä 5 minutos de lectura
...
Advancing Sport and Health Sciences with Artificial Intelligence University of Jyväskylä 4 minutos de lectura
...
Towards a Green and Ethical Future University of Jyväskylä 4 minutos de lectura
...
Herbal Warfare: A Natural Weapon to Fight Parasites Free University of Bozen - Bolzano 4 minutos de lectura
Más historias