بورسیه دکتری شیمی/مهندسی شیمی|مواد/متالوژی درایرلند
Applications are sought for 4 year PhD Studentship, at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Ireland.
The successful applicant will work on a Science Foundation Ireland funded project in a collaboration between the Electrochemical Materials & Energy and Integrated Magnetics Groups. This PhD position will help advance the development of a new generation of integrated magnetic devices with increased efficiency and miniaturisation. The research will focus on novel chemical and specifically electrochemical routes to new magnetic materials deposition on structured substrates. Key breakthroughs will be in the demonstration of scalable processing options for layers of magnetic materials and insulators in 3D structures. Potential routes will be based on self-assembled chemical monolayers. Recent publications by the group describe the chemical processing and structures investigated to date. In this project the Ph.D. candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary research team with a focus on the development of next generation integrated magnetics for power supply applications. The team requires the incorporation of novel magnetic material/lamination methods into the full device fabrication process flow. The novel materials and processes developed must therefore be compatible with microelectronics/MEMs based fabrication technologies on silicon substrates with a view to industrial application.
- Develop chemical approaches to activate silicon substrates using self-assembled monolayers.
- Optimise metal and alloy electrochemical deposition on planar and structured substrates in thin film and laminated options
- Working with a multidisciplinary team, characterise the magnetic and power supply characteristics of the integrated devices
- Provide reports to the team and funding agency, preparation of manuscripts for journals and presentation of results at conferences.
- Applicants must have a first, upper second class honours undergraduate or Master’s degree in Chemistry or Materials Science from an approved University.
- Proficiency in English, non-native English speakers should provide IELTS/TOEFL score.
- Experience with theoretical and practical electrochemistry
- Interest in the use of simulation software focussed on electrochemistry.
- Knowledge of magnetic materials
- Knowledge of microelectronics of MEMS based fabrication processes
- Applicants should include a description of their career goals and how this opportunity will assist them in meeting their targets.
Please apply via http://www.tyndall.ie/career/search, selecting reference number JR-14 and following the instructions to complete the associated application form, attaching your cv and motivation letter.
At this time, Tyndall National Institute does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies.