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PhD Student in Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices
BARCELONA ADDS VALUE (HEURISTICA DE CATALUNYA, S.L.)
The Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2 – Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology) is a non-profit international research institute located close to Barcelona, Spain. Its research lines focus on the newly discovered physical and chemical properties that arise from the fascinating behaviour of matter at the nanoscale.
The PhD candidate will be working on the preparation of high quality, large area MoS2 films using non-conventional metal-organic CVD processes.
In order to understand the growth process of this 2D material and to assess the quality of the samples, the PhD will be involved in a detailed characterization of the films, including Raman, photoluminescence and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopies, as well as atomic force and electron microscopies. The effect of the substrate on the quality of the grown samples will be studied, for which transfer techniques will be developed.
Research Career Profile (According to the European Framework for Research Careers):
R1 First Stage Researcher
Summary of conditions:
Full time work (37,5h/week)
Contract Length: Predoctoral Contract.
Salary will depend on qualifications and demonstrated experience.
Support to the relocation issues.
The candidate should have a BSc´s and Master's degree in Physics, Material Science, Engineering or relevant studies.
Previous experience in chemical vapour deposition, characterization techniques, microscopy and spectroscopy will be appreciated.
A very good level of the English language is mandatory.
A strong background on materials science, with knowledge in material deposition, especially in thin materials growth, will be valued.
Applicants must show great motivation, excellent attitude towards research and team work, and good communication skills
All applications must be made via the ICN2 website and include the following: