National Renewable Energy Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher – Perovskite Solar Cell Device manufacturing in Golden, Colorado
Postdoctoral Researcher – Perovskite Solar Cell Device manufacturing
CO - Golden
Postdoc (Fixed Term)
Hours Per Week
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, Colorado is the nation’s primary laboratory for research and development of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
A postdoctoral researcher position is available in NREL’s Chemistry and Nanoscience Center to
develop high efficiency solution processed perovskite photovoltaic solar cells. The candidate will work within a larger group effort exploring synthesis of materials, device design and fabrication, characterization and exploring fundamental properties of related topics.
Successful applicants will demonstrate knowledge of the field and ways to improve efficiency beyond present technology using modeling when appropriate. This work is synergistic with the larger team effort focused on providing an understanding of the device characteristics of advanced PV cells.
Must be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years.
Additional Required Qualifications
Key knowledge includes extensive experience fabricating high efficiency perovskite solar cells. Qualified candidates must demonstrate considerable skill in interpreting and assessing the experimental results of their own work and that of others. Finally, excellent interpersonal as well as oral and written communication skills are essential for success at NREL.
Expert in processing/fabrication of photovoltaic devices, multijunction perovskite-perovskite, or perovskite-Si or CIGS.
The candidate should demonstrate explicit knowledge of the the latest compositions, contact layers, and processing methodologies.
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