Postdoc in Solar Energy Engineering

Technische Universität München
January 31, 2023
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Postdoc in Solar Energy Engineering

20.12.2022, Wissenschaftliches Personal



  • Have a PhD degree in energy engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or a similar field.
  • Expertise

  • Expertise in high efficient solar energy technologies, including but not limited to photothermal conversion, photocatalysis and solar desalination.
  • Prerequisites

  • A strong background in solar energy engineering.
  • Be familiar with various nanomaterials characterization and analysis equipment.
  • Good experience of applied nanotechnology for solar energy applications.
  • Good experience in developing experimental facilites.
  • Proven track record of high journal publications.
  • Softskills

  • Be able to initiate and develop collaboration across different disciplines and with industry.
  • Good time management and planning skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines and work effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to manage competing demands effectively, responsibly and without close support.
  • A proven ability to work well both individually and in a team.
  • A strong commitment to your own continuous professional development.
  • Tasks
  • Design and engineer surfaces with designed properties for enhanced solar thermal conversion, photocatalysis or combined.
  • Develop novel solar energy technologies in combination with photothermal and photocatalysis for green fuel production.
  • Actively explore facilities availabe in the Unviersity to support the work to be conducted, and develop required setup at the Chair.
  • Manage ongoing relationships and explore new ones for future effective collaboration and potential sources of funding.
  • Perform experiments and/or drive the ongoing running, collection, analysis and processing of experimental data.
  • Produce and write high quality research articles for leading national and international journals.
  • Present research outcomes, applying knowledge acquired from own and collaborative research in national and international conferences and workshops.
  • Support PhD students in their research, participate in their supervision and help them develop their research skills.
  • Support undergraduate and postgraduate course teaching by giving tutorials, answering questions and marking homework etc.
  • Attend relevant meetings and contribute to decisions affecting the work of the team.
  • What we offer

    Payment according to TV-L West E13 in full-time (40.1 hours a week) for three years.

    TUM has been pursuing the strategic goal of substantially increasing the diversity of its staff. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, TUM explicitly encourages nominations of and applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university's research and teaching strategies. Preference will be given to disabled candidates with equal qualifications. International candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


    Professor Wen is looking forward to receiving your informative documents. Please send your application by e-mail to [email protected] in one single pdf file (incl. an introductory let-ter, CV, qualification documents, list of publications, and any references you might have).

    Do not hesitate to contact Ms. Helga Bassett for any administrative questions you may have (+49.89.289-16217, [email protected]).

    If you apply in writing, we request that you submit only copies of official documents, as we cannot return your materials after the completion of the application process.

    Application deadline / Closing date: January 31st, 2023

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