PhD position available to work in the research project MAT focused on hybrid multifunctional photovoltaics.


Ref. num. MAT-RA02

Research Assistant - PhD candidate - MAT-RA02

IMDEA Materials (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials) is a non-profit, independent research institute, promoted by the Regional Government de Madrid (Spain), to carry out research in Materials Science and Engineering. IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to excellence in research by attracting talent from all over the world and to foster technology transfer to the industrial sector in a truly international environment. More information about the activities of the Institute can be found at:


IMDEA Materials seeks a full-time PhD with a priority to candidates with experience and interest in cutting-edge approaches in the hybrid photovoltaic field. We are looking for an individual with initiative and motivation to start her/his career in a new and dynamic research group. The research activities will be focused on hybrid organic/inorganic multifunctional solar cells. The candidate will learn the fabrication and characterization of films prepared with new blends, as well as the device assembly and analysis. She/he will perform the device characterization under in- and out-door conditions combining different spectroscopic and electrochemical techniques.


Excellent academic records and a strong commitment to develop an academic career in an international and multidisciplinary environment are expected.

Candidates should hold a Bachelor/Master in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or related disciplines. Experience in molecular electronics, photovoltaics, lighting, photophysics, and electrochemistry will be positively judged.

Interested candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae (including complete contact information for two references) and a one-page statement of their motivation.

Fluent oral and written English is required as this is the official language of the group. No knowledge of Spanish is totally fine (free lessons provided).


The position will be open until the candidate is selected.

Salary depending on previous experience and credentials.

Full time contract including social security coverage.