Postdoc in Transmission Electron Microscopy for the characterization of heterogenous catalysts

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 18 Oct 2022

Postdoc in Transmission Electron Microscopy for the characterization of heterogenous catalysts

The Laboratory of Energy Science and Engineering (LESE) is looking for a highly motivated expert in electron microscopy with a strong background in material characterization, structure analysis and in-situ electron microscopy in the field of catalysis.

Job description

You are expected to have a PhD in Material Science, Physics or Chemistry and a proven expertise (publication record) in advanced AC-(S)TEM and electron diffraction for the structural analysis of inorganic materials/catalysts. Furthermore, expertise in EELS and ePDF analysis, as well as in-situ electron microscopy specifically in the field of heterogeneous catalysis, is highly valued.

We offer

Working in a top-level research environment with advanced laboratory infrastructure, you will have a unique opportunity to develop your research abilities. The position is available from September 2022 onwards.

Your profile

You will participate in research projects and closely work with PhD students, postdocs and collaborators of the Laboratory of Energy Science and Engineering. Your work will focus on the characterization of catalysts and CO2 sorbents via electron microscopy (using the equipment available at ScopeM: ) including data analysis.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in
science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education,
cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge
into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our
university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an
environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe,
yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to
develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV
  • Two reference letters
  • Motivation letter

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Questions regarding these positions should be directed to Prof. Müller by email at

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