Monday, 23 August 2010

Denmark:2 PhD positions in inorganic chemistry and electrochemistry of materials for sustainable energy at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

2 PhD fellowships are available in Energy and Materials Science Group at Department of Chemistry, DTU. The group has for decades been involved development of fundamental materials and technologies for sustainable energies, i.e. fuel cells and electrolysers.

The project is part of a newly established Danish-Chinese Centre for Intermediate Temperature Proton Conducting Systems, jointly financed by the Danish National Research Foundation, the National Natural Science Foundation of China and DTU.

The positions are in the area of (1) solid proton conducting electrolytes based on inorganic and/or inorganic-organic composite materials, (2) key technologies for fabrication of membranes, electrodes, and membrane-electrode-assemblies for fuel cells and electrolyser cells.

Candidates should have a master degree in chemistry or chemical engineering with a strong theoretical and especially experimental background in inorganic, electrochemistry or materials chemistry. Working experience in the field is preferred.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.

Salary and appointment terms
Salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students.

The period of employment is 3 years.

Further information
For further information, please contact Professor Niels J. Bjerrum, +45 45252307.

We must have your online application by 01 September 2010. Please open the link "apply for this job online" and fill in the application form and attach your application, CV and information about academic grades.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

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