POST-DOC RESEARCH ENGINEER in Materials Science & Engineering Center (GRIEG project)

Location Wroclaw, Poland
Application deadline: 30.11.2021

We invite outstanding candidates to apply for

POST-DOC in Materials Science & Engineering Center


Post-doc position in developing direct CVD growth methods for 2D MXene materials

The selected candidate will be dedicated to work in an international bi-lateral GRIEG project operated by National Science Center (NCN) under the EEA and Norway Grants and is prepared in cooperation with the Research Council of Norway, grant PL-Basic Research-0026, 2D MXenes based anode materials for all-solid-state Li-ion batteries”.

Location: Wroclaw, Poland

Start Date: As soon as possible (position open until filled)

Ref. No.: PD/MSE/2021


  • Implementation of research tasks related to the project
  • Collaborative and independent planning, conducting of CVD growth experiments of MXene 2D materials and other mechanical exfoliation approaches
  • Independent characterization and interpretation of research results
  • To work with a team of international researchers located in Poland and Norway
  • Scientific Communication of research results to other researchers in the project
  • Publishing of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and presentations at scientific conferences, public outreach activities


  • PhD degree in materials science/chemistry/physics or equivalent
  • Proven hands on experience and knowledge of synthesis methods of 2D-materials, preferably CVD
  • Research experience in characterization techniques of 2D-materials, preferably Raman Spectroscopy, SEM
  • Proven track record of publishing in peer-reviewed scientific journal as first author
  • Good command of English language (both spoken and written)
  • Ability to work in teams and independently
  • An additional advantage will be research experience with 2D materials (Graphene, MXenes) for battery applications.

What we offer:

  • Full-time employment contract for the duration of the project on the position of Senior Specialist in Research area
  • Opportunity to be a part of and contribute to an international collaborative research project on MXenes for future energy storage applications
  • Work in a scientific and research organization focused on the implementation of innovative, prestigious research and development projects
  • 36 days of paid holidays
  • Co-financing of private medical care and sport activities, social fund
  • If you are applying from outside Poland, the starting date is discussed during the interview.

If you are interested, please apply via the below link:

Please include in your application:

  • CV
  • Full list of your publications
  • Electronic copy of PhD certificate
  • Name and email address of two references that we can contact

Application deadline: 30/11/2021

We would like highlight that next stages of the recruitment process will be conducted via online conference application.

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