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POLiS Junior Research Group Application Program (JuRaGAP)
Early career researchers who work on post-lithium batteries or related topics and who look for a stimulating and excellent environment to pursue their research ideas are invited to apply now for one of two available positions in the POLiS Junior Research Group Application Program (JuRaGAP). The application deadline for the current funding period has expired. The program is announced anew every year. The next application phase will start in May 2022.
Academic employee (m/f/d) (PhD student)
The project is concerned with the development and application of a microstructure-resolved simulation tool for Na-ion batteries. As a member of an internationally leading research team in the field of microstructure-resolved simulation of batteries, you will develop a novel framework for Na-ion batteries, which is the first step towards automated material simulation. The physical models will be tightly coupled with data-based methods to accelerate the development of new electrodes and cell concepts.
> Scope:Part-time 75%
> Temporary:3 years
> Remuneration:TV-L 13
> Start:as early as possible
- Above-average Master’s degree (or equivalent) in physics, chemistry, engineering sciences, or similar.
- English language proficiency corresponding to at least C1 level.
- Great interest in modeling and simulation of physical processes.
- Very good analytical skills.
- Very good programming skills in C/C++, Matlab or Python desirable
- Independent and result-oriented way of working
- Enjoyment of innovative research
- Further development of modeling approaches for Na-ion batteries
- Implementation and extension of a simulation framework in C++
- Close interdisciplinary collaboration
- The successful applicant will participate in the graduate school "Electrochemical Energy Storage GS-EES".
- Presentation of results at international conferences and in scientific journals.
> Reference no.:21083
> Application deadline:15.09.2021
Hiring is done by the Central University Administration.
Your contact for further information:
Dr. Simon Hein, phone +49 731 50-34307
We look forward to your application via our online application portal.
Graduate School EES
PhD students doing their research in the framework of POliS take part in the Graduate School Electrochemical Energy Storage.
- The GS-EES addresses the full, community-spanning spectrum of electrochemical energy storage and conversion, from fundamental science to processing and application
- The GS-EES offers a comprehensive education and training program in these areas, emphasizing interdisciplinary aspects
- The GS-EES is committed to offer professional skills training
POLiS funds about 60 PhD students.
The GS-EES operates within the Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage CELEST.
Research fields are Li-ion batteries, post Li batteries, fuel cells, etc.
Die GS-EES offers:
- An interdisciplinary block course Materials, Funcitoning and Technology of Batteries
- An Annual Summer School
- Topical block courses and workshops on scientiﬁc or method-related topics
- Professional skills training, in the fields of scientific communication, management, good scientific practice and equal opportunities
- Research abroad for 3 months
Please visit the GS-EES Website for further information
The members of the Cluster and the board are strongly committed to ensure equal career opportunity irrespective of gender, age, origin, personal background and religion.
Our aims are:
- Creating an accepting, inclusive and diverse culture, which fosters inclusion and interculturality within the Cluster
- Raising awareness of equality and diversity and the impact of unconscious bias through various programs
- Achieving equal opportunities for women and men at all levels of the Cluster
- Raising the number of women at all qualification levels and especially in leadership positions
- Compatibility of family and career
For doing this, we will implement Cluster-specific measures and at the same time make use of established structures and instruments at Ulm University and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), such as personnel development and diversity management units, monitoring of hiring procedures, initiatives for reconciliation of work and family life, and various mentoring and coaching programs.
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- 50,0 % Spokeswomen of Research Units
- 37,5% Female Representatives of the General Assembly
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- 27 % researchers from other countries
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