The Photons for Engineering and Manufacturing Group at Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) is are looking for a PhD Student in Materials Science (Operando X-ray diffraction and imaging during additive manufacturing of multi-materials).

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Assist with the development of a new recoater system for 3D printing of multi-materials
  • Perform operando synchrotron X-ray diffraction and imaging experiments during selective laser melting
  • Use advanced characterisation techniques such as electron microscopy and X-ray fluorescency mapping to investigate the microstructure of 3D printed samples
  • Study the structural integrity of printed components by mechanical testing
  • Collaborate with PhD students and postdocs within PSI and from EPFL, ETHZ and EMPA, as well as with the project team
  • Publish results in scientific journals and present findings at international conferences


  • Applicant must hold Master degree in Physics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or related fields
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Affinity with experimental work
  • Experience with programming is an asset


Apply online including addresses of referees for the position as a PhD Student in Materials Science (index no. 6317-00).

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)
Country Switzerland
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Physics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 30 September 2021

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