PhD position in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Sciences at Germany

PhD student (Diploma or Master of Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Sciences or Renewable Energy) (Reference No. EE 2015/14). PVcomB develops high efficiency wafer-based amorphous/crystalline silicon (a-Sie:H/c-Si) heterojunction solar cells with conversion efficiencies exceeding 20%. Its focus is on industrially relevant processes and materials as well as on scaling of promising new concepts to production-relevant wafer (cell) size. It has a close cooperation with the partner institute EE-IS, focusing on new materials and concepts and also using the new EMIL facility at HZB’s BESSY synchrotron.

Theme: Development of advanced passivated contacts for silicon heterojunction solar cells on thin wafers

Job description

Design, fabrication and characterization of bifacial silicon heterojunction solar cells based on very thin silicon wafers with focus on relevance for industrial application:

Your qualification

Diploma or Master Degree in physics, electrical engineering, materials sciences or renewable energy

Closing Date: 31.07.2015

What we offer
Fixed term contract for 3 years
The employment contract is based on contracts for the German civil service (TVöD-Bund).

We particularly welcome applications from women. Preference will be given to severely disabled applicants provided equal qualifications.
How to apply
Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your electronic application. Please quote the reference number.

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Materialien und Energie GmbH
Hahn-Meitner-Platz 1, 14109 Berlin