Job Description

This postdoc position is for a specialist in the fabrication of perovskite solar cells and integration into monolithic silicon perovskite tandem solar cells. For this position, we are looking for someone with proven experience in high-efficiency perovskite solar cell fabrication and characterization.


  • Fabricating the silicon heterojunction solar cells utilizing the PECVD-PVD cluster.
  • Performance analysis of the fabricated solar cells
  • Reporting  results regularly 

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD degree in fields related to electrical engineering, materials science, chemistry or physics, with a thorough understanding of semiconductor devices. Desirable backgrounds/skills include; i) silicon or perovskite solar cell device fabrication and characterization; ii) semiconductor processing; iii) optoelectronic engineering.

Applicants should have a strong publication record, good spoken and written communication skills. Interested applicants should send the following documents to Prof. Stefaan De Wolf (

  1. Cover letter briefly describing your previous experience and future research interests/plans,
  2. Curriculum vitae and
  3. Contact information of three references

Bonus Points

KAUST benefits for postdoctoral fellows
KAUST offers a highly competitive salary. Benefits include housing, medical, dental insurance, K-12 education for dependent children (subject to availability), relocation allowance and repatriation allowance. The candidates will enjoy the multicultural experience of KAUST in an international group with state-of-the-art facilities for the fabrication of solar cells and material characterization.
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  • Education:

    MSc and/or PhD in the field of Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related.

  • Experience:

    Experience in the fabrication and characterization of silicon solar cells