01/06/2021
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

MSCA PF 2021 - Solution processing of 1D nanomaterials for assembly as macroscopic materials for energy storage and conversion

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    15/07/2021 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    HE / MSCA
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Getafe - Madrid
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Fundación IMDEA Materiales
  • DEPARTMENT
    Multifunctional Nanocomposites group

IMDEA Materials Institute is looking for post-doctoral researchers willing to apply for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) in call 2021. IMDEA Materials Institute has a long track record of hosting MSCA fellows and has obtained outstanding success rates in recent calls of MSCA PF.

The Multifunctional Nanocomposites Group would like to host a researcher working on solution processing of 1D nanomaterials for assembly as macroscopic materials for energy storage and conversion. The candidate will start by studing the behavior of dispersions of 1D inorganic nanowires in the group. He/she will then will apply methods for controlled assembly of nanowires as macroscopic architectures, such as sheets, fibres, fabrics, coatings, etc. The group will make available its expertise and facilities for structural studies of these new materials through advanced spectroscopic and X-ray diffraction methods, including measurements at synchrotron facilities. The final part of the project will study the properties of nanostructured networks for electrochemical energy storage and conversion, both in-house and with our international network of collaborators. The candidate will be supported by a strong multidisciplinary group and encouraged to start an independent career and to interact with industrial partners and other stakeholders.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST:

Interested candidates please send your resume and a brief outline of the proposed research project (2 pages maximum) via email to Dr. Juan J. Vilatela (juanjose.vilatela@imdea.org) before July 15th 2021.

DESCRIPTION OF THE MSCA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS:

The purpose of the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSCA PF) is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of researchers holding a PhD, wishing to acquire new skills through advanced training and international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral mobility. The grant typically covers two years' salary, research costs and overheads for the host institution.

The mobility rule requires that the researcher has not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organization (Spain, in the case of IMDEA Materials Institute) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline (expected to be October 12th 2021 for call 2021). Moreover, only candidates with research experience up to 8 years postdoc from the date the PhD degree was granted are eligible (with possible exceptions).

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MSCA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS CALL 2021 AND ELIGIBILITY:

Check the call website at https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-search

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