Vacancies

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITIONS – Hydrogen Technologies

NWU and the Faculty of Engineering, through its DSI HySA Infrastructure Center of Competence co-hosted entity, are looking for a qualified candidates to apply for postdoctoral positions. Each position is initially for one year with a possibility to extend further. Standard NWU fellowship will be offered with an option to receive a maximum of income as determined by SARS for each year. We are seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral researchers to support the development of WE (Water Electrolysis) components, characterization as well as related modeling activities. The positions will involve the application of electrochemical characterization methods, ab-initio computational modeling techniques as well as performance and durability testing. Some key responsibilities, but not limited to, will include CCMs and GDLs preparation and characterization, use of EIS, data analysis, presentation, and publication of results.

Requirements & skills:
● Ph.D. in chemistry, electrochemistry, and engineering sciences.
● Hands-on expertise in PEM technology and ab-initio computational modeling techniques.
● Records of publications.
● Excellent communications skills and team work ability.