Post-doc position available at Nancy (France)

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The team “thermoelectric materials” (team 204) of Institut Jean Lamour (IJL, UMR 7198), located at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy, Nancy (France) offers a post-doctoral position concerning the development of advanced thermoelectric materials suitable for thermoelectric generation for integration in new kinds of modules.

This post-doctoral work is awarded for a one-year term, renewable once. It would ideally begin in March 2012.

This position will involve material synthesis, structural and chemical characterization, transport properties and development of contacts and joining schemes.

Applicants should have a recent Ph-D with a strong background in materials science, solid-state chemistry or physics. Experience in sintering (SPS) and joining technologies would be an advantage.

English or French should be fluently spoken, German would be appreciated.

The post-doctoral fellow will be mainly based at Nancy but he will have to work in close collaboration with scientists from the Fraunhofer Institut für Physikalische Messtechnik IPM (Freiburg, Germany).

Interested applicants should sent by email resume, motivation letter and two recommendation letters to:

Dr B. Lenoir or Dr A. Dauscher

Institut Jean Lamour

bertrand.lenoir@ijl.nancy-universite.fr, anne.dauscher@ijl.nancy-universite.fr

IJL web site: http://www.ijl.nancy-universite.fr/