nanoJOBS – Careers in Nanotechnology

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Competitive Funding Officer
Employer: Ariadna Garcia
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

The mission of the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) is to achieve the highest level of scientific and technological excellence in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Its research lines focus on the newly-discovered physical and chemical properties that arise from the behaviour of matter at the nanoscale. ICN2 has been awarded with the Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence distinction for two consecutive periods (2014-2018 and 2018-2022). ICN2 comprises 18 Research Groups, 7 Technical Development and Support Units and Facilities, and 2 Research Platforms, covering different areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Job Description:

 Administrative support to the Principal Investigator during the submission of new grants & fellowships proposals.

· Follow up of grants & fellowships calls and resolutions published at the official webpages and official communications.
· Follow up of new grants acceptance steps.

· Financial control (elegibility and availability) of expenses (personnel, consumables, equipments and other direct costs) charged to each project/grant and all administrative follow-up of the project (changes in the duration, changes in budgets, etc.).

· Control and elaboration of financial reportings and control and revision of scientific reportings. Archive of supporting documents related to the grants.

· Meet the requirements of internal or external audits.


Degree in Science or Science Engineering (Chemistry, Physics or similar) OR Degree in Finance (or similar).
· Knowledge
Bilingual Catalan and Spanish. Advanced level of English.
Advanced level in Microsoft Excel
· Professional Experience
2 years of previous experience with a similar role
This position requires a person with high expertise in European and National competitive funding, specially in their management and reporting processes, with a great ability to work as a part of a team and very meticulous with the archive of documentation. A high multi-task capacity, high control under stress and high capacity to work under deadlines is also required.
· Competences
Team worker, multi-tasking, work under deadlines

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.
Applications will be continuously reviewed. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

Date Posted: July 20, 2020