Postdoc Position: Printed Thermoelectric Materials, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

Postdoc Position: Printed Thermoelectric Materials: Printing technology has emerged as a promising avenue for manufacturing cost-effective and shape-conformable electronic devices. The Thermoelectric Research Group at LTI is actively engaged in comprehensive research encompassing both experimental and theoretical aspects of TE materials and devices. As part of TE materials research, the group is involved in studying the thermo-transport behaviors of inorganic-based printed TE materials to fabricate high-performance printed devices.

TitlePostdoc Position: Development of Printed Thermoelectric Materials
SummaryJoin our Thermoelectric Research Group at LTI for the development of printed thermoelectric materials. We aim to create low-cost, high-performance devices for energy harvesting and cooling applications using innovative printing technology.
DesignationPostdoctoral Researcher
Research AreaMaterials Science, Chemistry, Physics
LocationLTI (Laboratory for Thermoelectrics and Infrared Sensors), KIT
Eligibility/QualificationPh.D. in Materials Science, Chemistry, or Physics. Knowledge of TE materials, printing technology, and measurement methods (XRD, SEM, TEM). Experience in designing and constructing measuring stations.
Job DescriptionThe selected candidate will conduct an in-depth investigation of TE materials, focusing on electronic transport, TE properties, and printability. Active participation in developing printed TE materials and fabricating devices.
How to ApplySend your application with CV via email to
Last Date for ApplyUntil position filled

The primary objective is to fabricate low-cost, high-performance printed TE devices tailored for energy harvesting and cooling applications. To further enhance our team, we are seeking a postdoctoral researcher who can contribute to our work. The selected candidate will conduct a detailed investigation of TE materials, focusing on electronic transport, TE properties, and printability. Additionally, the candidate will actively participate in the development of printed TE materials and the fabrication of printed devices using these materials.

Qualification: The prerequisite for joining the group is a Ph.D. student in Materials Science, Chemistry, and Physics or related disciplines. Very good knowledge of TE materials, printing technology, and established measurement methods (XRD, SEM, TEM) is beneficial. Experience with the design and construction of measuring stations, as well as enjoyment of experimental work in the laboratory, are desirable.

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The KIT attaches great importance to the professional equality of women and men. We would therefore be particularly pleased to receive applications from women. Severely handicapped applicants will be given preferential consideration if they are suitably qualified.


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