Fabrication of inkjet-printed organic photovoltaic cells for integration on smart contact lenses

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Deadline: 01 Mar 2021

- Degree: Master degree in one of the following fields (or similar): Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Bioengineering or Applied Physics.

- Research experience: Master thesis work and/or lab experience in materials production techniques, material characterization, electrical instrumentation, microfabrication, etc.

- Interests and research profile: Since the research topic is experimental and bridging the fields of materials, electrical and chemical engineering, the applicants are required to have an excellent proven background in engineering sciences and a strong hands-on attitude toward interdisciplinary research with emphasis on electronic polymers processing and characterization. Moreover, the candidates must show strong interest for the link between experiments and fundamental concepts.

- Communication skills: Ability to work both independently and in a team (in the group and with other departments at KU Leuven), direct communication style. Fluency in spoken and written English is mandatory (minimum IELTS score of 7 or TOEFL of 94)!

- Attitude: Only highly motivated and hard-working candidates willing to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment will be considered.

- Practicalities: The candidate must be willing to work 10-15% of the time at the Center for Microsystems Technology in Ghent (commuting from Leuven is possible).

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