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DEfECT Lab: Defect Engineering for Energy Conversion Technologies

DEfECT Lab: Defect Engineering for Energy Conversion Technologies

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The lab has currently two open position for outstanding Postdoctoral researchers:

Opening 1: Postdoctoral Associate in Advanced Characterization of Polycrystalline Thin Film Absorbers

Opening 2:  Postdoctoral Associate in Silicon Module Degradation    

Other Positions

We always welcome exceptional Ph.D. students, post-doctoral researchers, and visitors who are able to provide their own funding through, e.g., fellowships. Fellowship opportunities for US citizens can be found here (ASU- and Arizona-specific) and here (national). Opportunities exist for international students too; many countries provide fellowship funding for their citizens to pursue graduate or postdoctoral studies in foreign countries. Highly motivated, ambitious, self-driven and hands-on applicants with a sound theoretical background in materials, physics or chemistry are encourage to send their resume to Dr. Bertoni (

Undergraduate Positions

We are always looking for undergraduates who are experienced or interested in designing and installing characterization equipment and/or programming in LabVIEW.