Doctoral and Master Candidate Position in Aalto University, Finland


Designation/Position- Doctoral and Master Candidate

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Aalto University, School of Chemical Engineering, Research Group of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, Finland invites application for Doctoral and Master Candidate in Material Development for Lithium Ion Batteries project. Eligible and interested candidate can apply online before 30 April 2018.

About- Alto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

Research/Job area-Chemistry and Materials Science

Project Title- Material Development for Lithium Ion Batteries

Location- Aalto University, Finland

Eligibility/Qualification- Successful candidates for the doctoral candidate position shall have MSc degree in Chemistry, Material Science or related field. The ideal candidate has a good knowledge in some or all of the following areas: batteries and their functioning, electrochemistry, inorganic chemistry and structural characterization techniques (SEM, XRD, FTIR, Raman, etc.). For the master candidate similar background in studies is expected. Good command of English is a necessary prerequisite.

Job/Position Description- The position is located in the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science, Research Group of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.

The StoryEV project is a joint-project between several Finnish companies and German counterparts and is funded by Business Finland. In the project, next generation lithium ion batteries with solid electrolytes are developed. Moreover, the focus is in understanding active material structure – durability relations in lithium ion batteries in general. The Aalto University contribution to this joint-project is electrochemical and structural characterization of the materials and development those together with the collaborators.

Aalto University follows the salary system of Finnish universities.

How to Apply- The application material should include:

  • A letter of motivation
  • A complete curriculum vitae describing education and employment history
  • Official transcript of records (including the title of the Master’s thesis)
  • A letter of recommendation or contact details of possible referee(s)

All material should be submitted in English. The application material will not be returned.

For Contact- Prof. Tanja Kallio or Dr. Eeva-Leena Rautama (e-mails: [email protected])

Last Date for Apply– 30 April 2018

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