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2 PhD Student in Supramolecular NanoChemistry and Materials group
Employer: BARCELONA ADDS VALUE (HEURISTICA DE CATALUNYA, S.L.)
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Website: http://icn2.cat/en/
Employment Start Date: March 4, 2018

Organization Description:

The Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and acronym ICN2, 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 behaviour of matter at the nanoscale.

The patrons of the ICN2 are the Government of Catalonia, the Spanish National Research Council and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. The institute promotes collaboration among scientists from diverse backgrounds to develop basic and applied research, while always seeking out new ways to engage with local and global industry. The ICN2 also trains researchers in nanotechnology, develops numerous activities to facilitate the uptake of nanotechnology by industry, and promotes networking among scientists, engineers, technicians, business people, society, and policy makers.

Job Description:

During three years, the selected candidate will design, synthetize and characterize new porous, crystalline MOFs, control their miniaturization at the nanoscale and study them as advanced adsorbents for several applications, including CO2 separation, gas adsorption, etc.

The candidate will acquire a great experience in supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology (nanochemistry), as well as in the use of a wide range of characterization techniques. The candidate will develop her/his thesis in excellent scientific infrastructures, highly international atmosphere and will count with the expertise of NANOUP team.

Summary of conditions:

  • Full time work (37,5h/week)
  • Contract Length: 3 years.
  • Salary will depend on qualifications and demonstrated experience.
  • Salary according to the cost of living in Barcelona.
  • Support to the relocation issues.
  • Life Insurance.

Estimated Incorporation date: 1st candidate on March 2018. 2n candidate on May 2018.

Requirements:

· Education

o Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Nanochemistry or Materials Science

· Knowledge

o Having a Master in Chemistry, Materials Science or Nanotechnology will be highly regarded.

· Professional Experience

o No required

· Competences

o Fluent in English

Research Career Profile (According to the European Framework for Research Careers):

R1 First Stage Researcher

Job Application:

All applications must be made via the ICN2 website

http://jobs.icn2.cat/job-openings/126/2-phd-student-in-supramolecular-nanochemistry-and-materials-group

and include the following:

1.              A cover letter.

2.              A full CV including contact details.

3.              2 Reference letters or referee contacts.

Deadline for applications: January 21st.

Equal opportunities:

ICN2 is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities.

Date Posted: December 13, 2017