Master Student Position in Smart Nano-Bio-Devices (Ref. MSQ-SS)

Tasks and responsibilities:

-Modify sensing surfaces by (bio)functionalizations with enzymes or inorganic nanomaterials

-Characterize sensors by electrochemical, optical and microscopy techniques

-Optimize working conditions

-Optical and electrochemical measurements to test sensors for the detection of disease biomarkers

Requirements for candidates:

– Degree in Chemistry, Physical engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanoscience or similar

– Experience in one or more of the following are required: electrochemical measurements, bio-functionalizations, synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles. Knowledge of microfabrication and 3D printing are a plus.

– High level of English

– Critical approach, communication skills and high motivation for scientific research

– Excellent team working in an international and multidisciplinary environment

We Offer:

-Possible stay within 2018-2019 (minimum 6 months, ideally 8-10 months). Start date: December 2018

-Possibility to develop a Master Final Project (Treball Final de Màster).

-Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high quality international scientific environment.


IBEC is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission. Thus, there are no restrictions of citizenship or gender and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Interested applicants should send their CV  with highlighted all competences and experience relevant for the project and also attach your full academic record with your marks to: before 30/12/2018 indicating the Reference: MSQ-SS