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Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanobioelectronics and Biosensors group
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

The Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia, with its official English translation 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.

Job Description:

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

Assessment and guidance of PhD students as direct work and research over MICROB-PREDICT project topic a) development of new strategies for signal enhancement b) plan and apply strategies for real sample applications including connection with smartphone

Summary of conditions:

  • Full time work (37,5h/week)
  • Contract Length: 2 years with possible extension depending of funding and success.
  • Location: Bellaterra (Barcelona)
  • 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: As soon as possible.


· Education

                PhD with degree in chemistry/biochemistry/biotechnology/nanotechnology/electrochemistry

· Knowledge

          English: fluent

          Spanish: minimum level

          Good computer skills: microsoft office software

Fabrication and application of nanomaterials/ Nanomicrofluidics and lab-on-a-chip technologies/Paper- and nanopaper-based nanobiosensors/ Biosensors based on graphene/nanomaterials-related materials

· Professional Experience

                 Paper-based biosensor design and development

· Competences

Ability to multi-task, cooperation and team management, problem solving skills

Job Application:

All applications must be made via the ICN2 website

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 13th.

Equal opportunities:

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

Date Posted: January 4, 2019