07/11/2022
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Postdoctoral Researcher (Ref: Postdoc 2022-33 ALL/CSOL)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institut Català d'Investigació Química
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Chemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    21/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Tarragona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher.

This position will be funded by Indústria del Coneixement - Producte 2021 (AGAUR).

ICIQ is committed to performing excellent research at the frontier of knowledge in the broad area of chemistry (Catalysis, Artificial Photosynthesis, Activation of Small Molecules, Photovoltaics, Functional Molecular Assemblies and Chemical Biology, from either theoretical or experimental perspectives). The institute also aims at training the future generation of scientists by offering high-quality educational programmes to master, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers (Full details on http://www.iciq.org/).

ICIQ is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work in Prof. Antoni Llobet’s research group, in collaboration with the innovation unit CSOL. The researcher will perform activities in the development of an electrochemical sensor for organic molecules using in-house developed organometallic catalysts deposited onto the electrodes. This project is funded by “Ajuts d'Indústria del Coneixement per a l'any 2021. Modalitat B. Ajuts Producte, ref. 2021 PROD 00026” from AGAUR.

Responsibilities

  • Synthesis and scale up of the catalysts (ligands and organometallic catalysts).
  • Deposition of the catalysts onto electrodes, and scale up of the deposition.
  • Test the catalysts in electrolyzer and sensors.
  • Contribute in the design and construction of a sensor prototype.

More Information

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Chemistry: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, with experience in electrochemistry (e.g., water electrolysis) and use of a potentiostat.
  • Experience in synthesis of transition metal complexes
  • Autonomy in catalyst and electrode characterization.
  • Good knowledge of English (written and spoken) is required.

Specific Requirements

Valued qualities

  • Notions of scaling up reactions
  • Knowledge in technology transfer
  • Knowledge in IP
  • Good communication skills

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia ICIQ
Spain
Tarragona
43007
Avinguda dels Paissos Catalans 16

EURAXESS offer ID: 860780

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