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Contacts and Interfaces in Organic Solar Cells

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Colorado - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 21/12/2011
Company Name NREL
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Contacts and Interfaces in Organic Solar Cells
Golden, CO
Postdoctoral Researcher
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, Colorado is the nation’s primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. NREL's National Center for Photovoltaics, Process Technology and Advanced Concepts group, is seeking a postdoctoral candidate to perform creative scientific research on the development and characterization of interfaces in organic solar cells. This will involve the characterization and understanding of interfaces on contact properties in organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices. The assignment is for one year with possible renewal for up to three years.
The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to the development and characterization of new contact strategies, materials, and interface architectures for OPV devices. The candidate will utilize new and existing contact, donor, and acceptor materials to effectively evaluate the role of interfacial and contact properties on the performance of organic solar cells. He/she will also assist in evaluating new electron or hole contact layer materials as well as alternative electrode materials in OPV devices. These studies will require both the development of novel experimental techniques as well as the use of existing optical, structural, and electrical characterization tools.

Extensive interactions with academic collaborators is required, and the applicant must be amenable to working in a large and diverse research team. The candidate will need a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality scientific work with strong scientific writing and presentation skills so as to present at national and international conferences and publish the work in peer-reviewed journals. As such, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a necessity. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a willingness and enthusiasm for learning new subjects, excellent collaborative skills, creativity, and an interest toward commercialization.
Must be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years.
Experience in surface or interface characterization and/or organic electronic device fabrication.
Ph.D. in materials science, physics, chemistry, or other relevant discipline. Relevant education and experience consistent with duties. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in surface or interface characterization and/or organic electronic device fabrication.
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