Location: Wrocław
Application deadline: 24.03.2023

Łukasiewicz – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development is a Research Institute within the Łukasiewicz Research Network. It focuses on development of new technologies, resulting from basic and applied research, which, in turn, serve as a basis for innovative solutions for the industry. With high-class specialists and state-of-art infrastructure, we provide capacity for the most advanced research. Our Institute consists of three research centers – Life Sciences & Biotechnology Center, Materials Science & Engineering Center and Center for Population Diagnostics,  with access to specialized core laboratories – a combination, which allows to carry out both, scientific research and pilot studies for the industry in a comprehensive manner.

Currently we are looking for:


Location: Wrocław, Poland

Ref. no. PD/MS/2023

Postdoc position in developing of ultrathin piezoelectric transition metal membranes.

The selected candidate will be dedicated to work in OPUS NCN Project, UMO-2021/41/B/ST5/04328: “Ultrathin piezoelectric transition metal compounds with defined oxygen and chalcogen content”.


  • Implementation of research tasks related to the project;
  • Collaborative and independent planning, conducting of CVD growth experiments of 2D materials and other mechanical exfoliation approaches;
  • Independent characterization and interpretation of research results;
  • Scientific Communication of research results to other researchers in the project;
  • Publishing of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and presentations at scientific conferences, public outreach activities.


  • PhD degree in materials science/chemistry/physics or equivalent;
  • Proven hands on experience and knowledge of synthesis methods of 2D-materials, preferably CVD, experience in 2D materials mechanical transfer methods;
  • Research experience in characterization techniques of 2D-materials, preferably Raman Spectroscopy, SEM;
  • Proven track record of publishing in peer-reviewed scientific journal as first author;
  • Good command of English language (both spoken and written);
  • Ability to work in teams and independently.

Our offer:

  • Full-time employment contract for the duration of the project (24 months) on the position of Senior Specialist in Research area;
  • Friendly environment of passionate researchers open for inspiring interactions and ready to help;
  • Scientific and organizational support;
  • Active exchange with broad network of international collaborators within academia and industry;
  • Co-financing for private medical care;
  • Co-financing for a sports card;
  • Possibility to join group life insurance;
  • Co-financing under the Social Benefits Fund (for holidays and Christmas);
  • Work on the territory of a green science campus;
  • Free parking space;
  • Additional 10 days of paid leave for employees of the research division holding the title PhD.

Candidates are requested to submit:

  • CV;
  • Full list of your publications;
  • Electronic copy of PhD certificate/or equivalent.

Please send your resume via link:

Application deadline: 24.03.2023

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