Postdoc position: Materials Science and Engineering 2305 views

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Natural Sciences (NV) at Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) has a vacancy for a position as Postdoctor. The postdoc/researcher will have a central role in the NTNU Battery initiative coordinating the battery research activities between NV/NTNU and the strategic research area NTNU Energy at NTNU.

About the position:
  • The position in battery technology is focused on characterization and development of functional materials, as well as understanding of the electrochemical reactions and degradation phenomena of Li-ion batteries.
  • Research topics will be devoted to studies of next generation Li-ion batteries, like for example studies of silicon-graphite electrodes, electrode/electrolyte interfaces, or solutions for high energy cathodes.
  • The successful candidate is expected to develop a research profile in close collaboration with the present battery activities at the Department.


  • Applicants must hold a PhD in Materials Chemistry, Materials Science and Technology, Electrochemistry or similar.
  • Candidates with documented expertise in development of functional materials for Li-ion batteries, electrochemical characterization, and advanced characterization techniques for materials and interfaces.
  • Experience in in-situ characterization techniques is considered an advantage.
  • Applicant must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Candidates must provide evidence of the ability to publish scientific papers.


Submit application electronically including the following:

  • CV
  • Certificates and diplomas
  • List of publications with bibliographical references
  • Brief research plan stating future research interests
  • Name and address of three potential references
  • Documentation of English language proficiency (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc.) if English or a Scandinavian language is not the applicant’s mother tongue
  • Reference letters
  • Applicants invited for interview must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters.
  • Quote the application number NV-124/19 when applying.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas

Materials Chemistry, Materials Science & Technology, Electrochemistry

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 20th January 2020

Company Information
  • Total Jobs 42 Jobs
  • Address Norway
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