PhD Student (index no. 5502-01)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Oct 2021

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people.

For the Aerosol Physics Group within the Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry we are looking for a

PhD Student

in experimental research on aviation emissions at airports

Your tasks

  • Perform experimental campaigns at Zurich airport using a wide range of aerosol instrumentation (Neutral cluster and Air Ion Spectrometer, particle size spectrometers and chemical mass spectrometers)
  • Statistical analysis and interpretation of complex and large data sets resulting from these measurement campaigns
  • Collaboration with internal and external project team members
  • Write and contribute to high quality peer-reviewed publications on gaseous and particulate air pollution from aviation
  • PhD thesis at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

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