ORGANISATION/COMPANYFundación IMDEA Nanociencia
RESEARCH FIELDChemistryPhysics › Surface physics
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/12/2017 00:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › 28049 Madrid
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37.5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/02/2018
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020
The PhD candidate will work on the FET Proactive Project entitled "Artificial Leaf" targeting to design a photo-electro-catalytic cell for direct conversion of water and carbon dioxide into chemicals and oxygen using exclusively solar energy. The candidate will join Dr. David Écija to work on the design of model nanocatalysts for water splitting on surfaces, which will be inspected with state-of-the-art scanning probe microscopies and spectroscopies. The applicant is expected to design experiments, analyze data, disseminate results, while maintaining and upgrading a low-temperature scanning tunneling microscopy set-up.
We offer one-year contract with the possibility of renewing for two years more, if results are satisfactory. Gross salary will be according to standard regulation in Spain at the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies in Nanoscience (IMDEA Nanociencia). The selected candidate is expected to start on February 2018.
The contract includes all the travel expenses required for the development of the project (meetings, workshops, collaborations, etc.).
The successful candidate will have no teaching duties.
To be considered for the position, please send the following application materials as a single PDF to Dr. David Écija at firstname.lastname@example.org: 1) curriculum vitae, and 2) list of publications,
Applicants should have two-three reference letters sent to the same email address.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Required Research Experiences
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELPhysics: Master Degree or equivalentChemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Good
Master degree in Physics / Chemistry is required
Previous experience in Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Magnetism, Surface Science would be an advantage.
You should only apply if: -You are a talented, highly motivated individual. -You have a keen interest in science in general and physics of condensed matter in particular. -You are looking for an exciting and ambitious project to work on. -You have an outstanding academic record. -You are a creative thinker. -You are a problem solver. -You enjoy working both individually and as part of a team.
EURAXESS offer ID: 261203