Academic employee in synthesis of inorganic solids, advanced powder diffraction data analysis and maintenance of equipment for synthesis and characterization

Aarhus Universitet

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Academic employee in synthesis of inorganic solids, advanced powder diffraction data analysis and maintenance of equipment for synthesis and characterization


Aarhus Universitet

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The Nano Energy Materials Research Group at the Department of Chemistry and iNANO, Aarhus University is seeking a candidate for a two-year AC-TAP position.The position is available from 1 August 2024 or as soon as possible hereafter.Job description/research project/research areaThe candidate will support: 1) advanced synthesis using Schlenk line techniques and mechano-chemistry, 2) advanced X-ray data acquisition and analysis using Rietveld methods and ab initio structural analysis, and 3) advanced electrochemical and materials characterization of electrodes and electrolytes.Your profile

  • The candidate must hold a PhD in solid-state chemistry and/or electrochemistry.
  • Experience in advanced inorganic synthesis combining solvent-based methods, Schlenk line techniques, mechano-chemistry, and solid-gas reactions is needed.
  • The candidate must have a strong background in solid-state battery assembly and electrochemical characterization. In particular, experience with electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and transference number measurements is required.
  • The candidate must also have a strong background in crystallography, powder diffraction, also experimental work conducted at synchrotron facilities, e.g. in operando battery characterization.
  • The candidate must be able to support advanced data analysis using Rietveld refinement as well as ab initio structure solution using ‘direct space methods’.
  • The candidate must have strong skills in oral and written English.

Who we are/ The departmentThe Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University ( is one of the leading European chemistry departments with a broad research program. It has a permanent staff of ~30 full and associate professors, a support-staff of ~30 people, ~150 PhD-students and postdocs and around 400 students.The Nano Energy Materials Research Group is affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) ( as well as the Aarhus Center for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT) ( iMAT integrates a diverse range of basic and applied materials research areas across departments and centers and thereby strongly contributes to solving some of the Grand Challenges of modern society.The place of work is Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.For further information please contact: Professor, DSc. Torben R. Jensen
([email protected]).FormaliaSalary and terms as agreed between the Danish Ministry ofation and the Confederation of Professional Unions.Aarhus Universitet vil være en attraktiv og inspirerende arbejdsplads for alle og ønsker en kultur, hvor hver enkelt kan udfolde og udvikle sig. Vi ser ligestilling og diversitet som en styrke og opfordrer derfor alle interesserede til at ansøge.Ansøgning sendes via Aarhus Universitets rekrutteringssystem, som kan tilgås under stillingsopslaget på Aarhus Universitets hjemmeside.Om Aarhus UniversitetAarhus Universitet er et fagligt bredt og forskningsintensivt universitet med høj kvalitet i uddannelse og forskning, og et stærkt engagement i samfundsudviklingen nationalt og globalt. Universitetet tilbyder et inspirerende uddannelses- og forskningsmiljø for 38.000 studerende og 8.300 medarbejdere med en årlig omsætning på 7,0 mia. kr. Læs mere på

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Aarhus, Midtjylland

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Thu, 11 Apr 2024 22:34:57 GMT

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