on the external surface and crack-flanks / -tips by SEM / EDX / EBSD, TEM, LOM, XRD, XPS, micromechanical tests, etc.
The work will be carried out in the Laboratory for Nuclear Materials at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen and the PhD degree will be awarded by the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen in Germany with Prof Dr S.
Virtanen (Materials Science Department, Chair of Corrosion and Surface Science) as thesis director.
You hold a Master degree in Materials Science or Metallurgy and have a solid background in corrosion / electrochemistry and metallurgy.
Practical experience in material testing and metallographical characterization and very good communication skills in English are also required.
A German working knowledge would be an asset.
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture.
If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.