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Postdoctoral position on the design of bulk thermoelectric sulphide materials

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General information

Reference : UMR6508-ELIVAN-027
Workplace : CAEN
Date of publication : Monday, November 04, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 4 months
Expected date of employment : 23 January 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Between 2643 and 3766 euros monthly gross dependent to expérience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years


This position is focused on the design of bulk thermoelectric sulphide materials.


The activities will be : powder synthesis (mechanical alloying, sealed tube synthesis), SPS sintering, structural and microstructural (SEM) characterizations, and transport properties measurements.


-Background in materials science, solid-state chemistry and physics
-Powder metallurgy (mechanical alloying, sealed tube synthesis, SPS sintering)
-Structural (XRD, TEM) and microstructural (MEB) analyses
-Transport properties measurements (Seebeck, electrical resistivity, thermal conductivty, carrier concentration) between 5 K and 700 K.
-Autonomy and managment of reserch project
-Capacity to analyze experimental data.

Work Context

The postdoctoral researcher will work in the MFS team (Matériaux Fonctionels et de Structure) of CRISMAT laboratory under the supervision of Emmanuel Guilmeau (Directeur de recherche au CNRS). The researcher will work in close collaboration with Jean Jurazsek (Maître de conférences, GPM Rouen) on the sample analysis by Mössbauer spectroscopy.

Constraints and risks

Powder synthesis.

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