PhD Scholarship in Chemistry/Synthesis, University of Angers, France

Postdoc in France

PhD Scholarship in Chemistry/Synthesis: Join the EIFFEL Doctoral Network and contribute to cutting-edge research in organic solar cell development. This scholarship, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2022 research and innovation program, offers a unique opportunity to pursue a PhD in Chemistry/Synthesis within the EIFFEL project. Collaborate with leading institutions across Europe, gain valuable experience in organic synthesis, and make strides towards the commercialization of efficient fullerene-free organic solar cells.

Study Area: Chemistry/Synthesis

Location: University of Angers, France (with travel for research secondments)


  • Hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Chemistry or Materials Science
  • Experience with experimental research
  • Proficient in English (written and spoken)
  • Strong motivation and ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and international team

Description: As a PhD student in the EIFFEL project, you will:

  • Conduct organic synthesis of novel solar cell absorber materials suitable for vacuum processing
  • Utilize analytical methods to characterize synthesis outcomes, including NMR, HPLC-MS, GC-MS, DSC, TGA, and optical spectroscopy
  • Learn about vacuum deposition of organic photovoltaics (OPV) and solar cell characterization
  • Participate in research secondments, specialized training meetings, and international conferences

This full-time position is offered for a maximum of 36 months with an attractive salary package according to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) rules. Travel abroad for research secondments and participation in specialized training and conferences is expected.

How to Apply: To apply, fill out the form at the following link: PhD Student Position Application Form.

For further information:

Last Date: Application deadline: April 14, 2024

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to contribute to innovative research in organic solar cell development and further your career in Chemistry/Synthesis. Join the EIFFEL Doctoral Network and be part of shaping the future of renewable energy technology.



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