Postdoc in the field of photovoltaics M/F

Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication
October 05 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy in its Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication. The laboratory for photovoltaics has an opening for a Postdoc, starting early 2018. We are looking for a candidate with experience in the optical characterisation of semiconductors and solar cells.

Postdoc in the field of photovoltaics M/F
  • Ref. F1-120014

  • Fixed-term contract 2 years, extendable

  • Full-time (40 hrs/week)

  • Employee status

The Postdoc will be responsible for the optical characterisation of novel chalcopyrite solar cells, as well as for the equipment for photoluminescence. It is expected that the postdoc also partakes in the preparation of semiconductor films and solar cells. The Postdoc will be supervised by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt. He or she will advise PhD students. He or she will be assisted by technical and administrative staff. The Postdoc is expected to act as part of the LPV team.

  • photoluminescence characterisation of chalcopyrite films, including spatially and time resolved

  • analysis of PL in terms of quasi-Fermi levels and electronic structure

  • deposition of semiconductor layers by co-evaporation

  • advising of PhD students

  • presentation at international conferences, publications in high impact journals

For further inquiries contact Prof. Susanne Siebentritt or visit us at



  • Dr. or PhD in physics (or equivalent) with very good grades

  • Publications in high impact journals

  • experience with photoluminescence

  • experience with thin film solar cells

  • self-motivated, committed and curious

  • creative and independent thinker

  • very good knowledge of English

  • an exciting topic in the context of renewable energies

  • a friendly international team

  • a modern, well equipped lab

  • a competitive remuneration

Deadline for applications: 31st October 2017

Please upload your complete application in English (letter of motivation, CV, grade record, copy of diplomas, publication list) until 31st October 2017 by clicking on the button below. Please apply online.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer

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