22/11/2017

IMDEA Nanociencia. Post-Doctoral position within the FET Proactive Project entitled "Artificial Leaf"


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Fundación IMDEA Nanociencia
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Chemistry
    Physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/12/2017 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › 28049 Madrid
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    732840

The postdoctoral 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.

 

Benefits

We offer two-years contract with the possibility of renewing for an additional year, 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.

Additional comments

To be considered for the position, please send the following application materials as a single PDF to Dr. David Écija at david.ecija@imdea.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.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Physics: PhD or equivalent
    Chemistry: PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, or a related field by the start date of the position (flexible, but nominally Feb 1, 2018)

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Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Fundación IMDEA Nanociencia
Spain
28049 Madrid
Faraday 9 Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco

EURAXESS offer ID: 261209