PhD position in modelling solar cells


School of Science and Engineering, Reykjavik University, Iceland, has an open PhD position for three years on physical and computational description of solar cells with an integrated ferroelectric component. The research will be focused on the role of the ferroelectric on the characteristics of the cell.  


Calculations of material parameters, carrier generation, recombination, transport coefficients, are expected. The applicant should own a Master‘s degree in physics or in a related field, must have a good theoretical background of  quantum mechanics and solid state physics, and good skills in computer pogramming for numerical calculations (Fortran, C++).   Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Andrei Manolescu, e-mail The position is immediately available.  The funding will be covered through a larger project of a consortium from Iceland, Norway, and Romania. For more information on a PhD program at Reykjavik University see

Please be aware of the following:

  • Your application will only be considered if submitted via our online recruitment system before 15th of September.
  • All requested information on education, work experience, motivation, etc, should be inserted in the application form.

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