Application Deadline: 17/05/2021
The IMEM-BRT Group is looking for a Research Assistant to collaborate on the project of the development of hybrid nanomembranes for biomedical applications.
Main tasks and responsibilities / The successful candidate will develop research involving:
- Synthesis of polymers and preparation of nanomembranes
- Characterization using SEM, TEM, AFM, XPS, FTIR, Raman spectroscopy, CV, EIS and DSC.
- Applications of electrochemical methods for detection of bioanalytes and release of drugs.
Requirements for candidates:
- Degree and Master on any field on Chemistry
- Multidisciplinary qualifications (Physics/Math’s, Physics/Engineering, etc.) and/or knowledge on synthesis and characterization of a perovskite oxide for photovoltaic cells, photo-polymerization synthesis for membranes as electrolytes for Li-ion batteries, organic synthesis of scavenger for HF and H2O, synthesis of ceramic nanoparticles, preparation of composite polymer-nanoparticles (specifically on synthesis and characterization of self-healing polymers for Li-ion batteries will be a plus).
- Competencies and skills: Communication, Teamwork and collaboration, Commitment, Proactivity, Integrity, Critical and Analytical thinking, Individual work, Ability to deliver to tight deadlines.
- High level of English
- Number of available positions: 1
- Starting date: 15/06/2021
- Working conditions:
- 1Full time 1-year contract
- Measures to reconcile work and family life (maternity and paternity leave, 23 working days of paid holidays, 9 leave days for personal matters, among others).
- IBEC ensures equality of access to professional development opportunities irrespective of employment status, length at IBEC or other factors. The IBEC’s yearly training catalogue offers a wide range of training in technical and transferable skills including mobility grants and a Mentoring programme.
- Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high-quality international scientific environment.
- Induction programme to facilitate incorporation at IBEC and additional support is provided for foreigners to obtain Visa-working permit and to install in Barcelona.
How to apply:
Only those applications submitted before the deadline will be evaluated.
If you have any further question regarding your application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Principles of the selection process:
IBEC is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the Open, Transparent and Merit based Recruitment principles (OTM-R).
IBEC´s Commitment on equal opportunity:
Our strength and excellence as an international transdisciplinary Research Institute are based on diversity. Being an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to diversity and inclusion, so that we support employees irrespective of their gender, nationality, religion, disabilities, age, sexual identity or cultural and socioeconomic background.”
Who we are?
The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, IBEC is an interdisciplinary research center focused on Bioengineering and Nanomedicine based in Barcelona. IBEC is one of the top research institutions named as a Severo Ochoa Research Centre by the Ministry of Science, Universities and Innovation, which recognizes excellence at the highest international level in terms of research, training, human resources, outreach and technology transfer.
IBEC’s mission is to develop international high-quality interdisciplinary research that, while creating knowledge, contributes to making a better quality of life, improving health and creating wealth. A close link with key universities, reference hospitals and corporations, are assets that facilitate achieving the mission.
IBEC was established in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Autonomous Government of Catalonia), the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).
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