Contract type: Fixed term
Starting date: September, 2020
Duration: 36 months
Working Place: Palaiseau
Education: PhD in materials science (or other relevant fields)
Salary: Salary grid
Become an actor of the Energy Transition by joining a team driven by innovation and impact to address today’s most decisive challenges.
IPVF – Institut Photovoltaïque d’Île-de-France, is a global Research, Innovation and Education center, which mission is to accelerate energy transition through science & technology.
Gathering industrial PV leaders (EDF, Total, Air Liquide, Horiba and Riber) and world-renowned academic research teams (CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique), multi-disciplinary and international IPVF teams conduct research for clean energy technologies.
Supported by the French State, IPVF is labelled Institute for Energy Transition (ITE).
IPVF at a glance:
Perovskite solar cells are the “rising star” of solar cell development in the world-wide research community of photovoltaics. The efficiency of stand-alone perovskite single-junction solar cells approach already the world record efficiencies of silicon solar cells and by combining perovskite cells with silicon cell to so-called tandem cells, an efficiency above 29% has been achieved by the international research community. However, the practical use for renewable energy production still requires improvements in the long-term stability perovskite cells. In our work group we therefore investigate the aging characteristics of perovskites in order to predict real-world performance under operating conditions and to guide the cell development at IPVF.
IPVF Research Program involving this postdoc position: https://ipvf.fr/jean-paul-kleider-philip-schulz-and-daniel-ory-introducing-programme-4-characterization-modeling-reliability/
The candidate will directly report to the Deputy Programs Director of IPVF.
The Postdoctoral Researcher will be in charge of developing the reliability activities of IPVF on perovskite materials and tandem solar cell devices with the following missions:
The candidate will integrate a dynamic and talented team driven by innovation and results.
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