03/07/2020
Science 4 Refugees

PhD Student (f/m/d) thermodynamics of the oxygen evolution reaction

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    26/07/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Berlin
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Other

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Work group:

Oxygen Evolution Mechanism Engineering

Area of research:

PHD Thesis

Job description:

Reference No. EE 2020/23

The Young Investigator Group Oxygen Evolution Mechanism Engineering is looking for

PhD Student (f/m/d) thermodynamics of the oxygen evolution reaction

Tasks

  • Within the framework of the ERC project ME4OER ?Mechanism Engineering of the Oxygen Evolution Reaction?, the thermodynamics of the limiting states of the oxygen evolution reaction will be experimentally elucidated
  • Temperature dependent electrochemical and electrocatalytic measurements on thin films and their discussion in the context of theoretical predictions in literature
  • Documentation of technical and scientific results, e.g., as a written report
  • Presentation of the results at national and international conferences as well as publication in international peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Participation in synchrotron measurements

Requirements

  • Completed university degree (M.Sc. or equivalent) in materials science, physics, chemistry or a related field with final grade above average
  • Familiarity with electrochemical methods and oxygen (electro)catalysis
  • Experience with experimental and/or theoretical determination of free energies, enthalpies and entropies
  • Strong background in physical chemistry and materials science
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English, if possible also proficiency in German, and prior experience in written and oral presentation of scientific results in one of these languages, e.g., in scientific journals or conference contributions

Further Information

Dr. Marcel Risch

+49 30 8062 - 42609

marcel.risch@helmholtz-berlin.de

Closing Date: 26.07.2020

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EURAXESS offer ID: 539233
Posting organisation offer ID: hzb_stellenangebot:1253E

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