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Postdoc/Scientific Coworker in Nanoscopic Characterization of Emerging Semiconductors 70 %

You are eager to join a young team of researchers, whose passion is innovative applied research with great impact. And you are highly motivated to contribute to the success of the project.  

School: School of Engineering
Starting date: Upon agreement, 70% appointment limited to one year, modifications and extensions possible

Your role

  • Designing and setting up a combined optical and AFM-based microscopy system
  • Developing measurement methods to assess electronic properties of semiconductor films and devices
  • Preparing samples for those measurements
  • Correlating measurement results on the nanoscale with macroscopic device parameters using modelling
  • Shaping our new team including advising students

Your profile

  • Essential: Experience in advanced scanning-probe microscopy or tip-enhaced spectroscopy, ideally obtained during a PhD thesis or research project
  • Education in physics, electrical engineering, or materials science
  • High motivation and skills for working in a scientific environment

This is what we stand for

Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland's largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, with over 13,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff.

As one of the leading Engineering Faculties in Switzerland, the ZHAW School of Engineering (SOE) emphasises topics which will be relevant in the future. Our 13 institutes and centers guarantee superior-quality education, research and development with a focus on the areas of energy, mobility, information and health.

In the Novel Semiconductor Devices group at the Institute of Computational Physics (ICP) we investigate the physics of solar cells and further optoelectronic devices using innovative characterization and modelling approaches.

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Dr. Wolfgang Tress

+41 (0) 58 934 42 23

Ramona Suter
Recruiting Manager


Permanent employment
ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
Winterthur Region of Zurich 8401