Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT is seeking for one post-doctoral candidate focusing on the development of a roll-to-roll pilot-production spray tool for large-scale deposition of graphene based supercapacitor/battery electrodes suitable for environmental testing and packaging trials, an essential step towards commercialization.
The successful candidate will join the Graphene Labs premises in Genoa and work in the framework of the Future & Emerging Technologies flagship project on graphene and other 2D crystals, Graphene Flagship (http://graphene-flagship.eu/), funded by the European Commission with Grant Agreement n. 785219 for the 2013-2023 period.
The selected candidate will join the Graphene Labs of IIT in Genova (http://graphene.iit.it) working in a multidisciplinary environment with access to the lab facilities for the production of 2D-crystal-based inks by liquid-phase exfoliation, their optical/electrical and morphological characterization, production of composites combining 2d crystals with carbon-based nanostructures. He/she will work in close collaboration with European institutions and companies.
Eligible applicants must have a PhD in Material Science, Engineering, Chemistry or Physics. Preference will be given to candidates with proven expertise in deposition and coating techniques, energy storage devices development and previous experience in companies.
The closing date for applications is February 15, 2018. Please send your application, including a cover letter, your CV and names of two referees via e-mail to email@example.com quoting “Post doc Graphene Flagship WP12 – CB 74987” in the subject line”.
Please note that this position is contingent on the signature of the relevant Grant Agreement
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