Junior Researcher (m/f/x) – PhD thesis (# of pos: 2)

Updated: 9 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 25 Dec 2021

CEST is Austria's Competence Center for Electrochemical Surface Technology and acts as an

innovator and a trendsetter at the interface between science and industry. The company

cooperates with numerous international scientific partners of various universities and research


In order to strengthen our team, we are looking for 2 to 4

2 PhD’s for work in the area of battery technology

1 PhD for work on simulation of liquids and reactivity in confinement

1 PhD for work on adhesion on surfaces

All projects are in collaboration with globally active industry partners and will allow to work on a fundamental level PhD project with a direct connection to applications in new and emerging


Your tasks:

  • Research tasks in industry related projects
  • Performing electrochemical experiments
  • Synthesis and analysis of functional materials
  • Participation and presentation at conferences

Your profile:

  •  Master degree in chemistry
  • Good communication skills in English and German
  • Knowledge of battery technology, electrochemistry, electrochemical measurement methods (especially impedance spectroscopy) and inorganic chemistry is an advantage.

Annual Gross Income: The actual classification and remuneration will be paid according to

the relevant qualifications and experience, an overpayment is possible. The annual salary is a

minimum of € 28.000,- gross according to research collective agreement for 30 hours per


Place of employment: Wiener Neustadt

duration: 36 months/ 30 hours per week

Interested persons, who would like to contribute their knowledge and ideas in the field of applied research, send us your application documents including certificates.

CEST Centre of Electrochemical Surface Technology

Prof. Dr. Markus Valtiner and Mag. (FH) Alexander Balakta

Referece: PhD 11/21

Viktor Kaplan Str. 2

2700 Wiener Neustadt


Tel: +43 2622 222 66

Fax: +43 2622 222 66-550



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