Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT is seeking for one post-doctoral candidate focusing on the development of a Li-ion and Na-ion electrodes based on a few- and multi-layers two - dimensional crystals with intercalated alkali/alkali-earth metals and nanoparticles such as Cu, In, Si produced within the graphene flagship network. An additional focus will be on then optimization of the cell performance by studyng different electtrolytes and binders.
The successful candidate will work in the framework of the Future & Emerging Technologies flagship project on graphene and other 2D crystals, Graphene Flagship funded by the European Commission with Grant Agreement n 785219 fo the 2013-2023 period.
The selected candidate will join the Graphene Labs of IIT in Genova working in a multidisciplinary environment with access to the lab facilities for the production f 2D-crystals, their optical/electrical and morphological characterization, production of electrodes, half and full cells and their electrochemical characterization. He/she will work in strict collaboration with European Institutions and companies.
Eligible applicants will have a PhD in Material Science, Engineering, Chemistry or Physics. Preference will be given to candidates with proven expertise in deposition and coating techniques and energy storage devices. Preference will be given to candidates having worked in companies.
Please note that this position is contingent on the signature of the relevant Grant Agreement
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