SHORT DESCRIPTION

Post-doctoral position available to work in the research project focused on bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes.


OTHER DETAILS

Ref. num. MAT-PD01

Research Associate - MAT-PD01


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: http://www.materials.imdea.org

DESCRIPTION

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: http://www.materials.imdea.org  


IMDEA Materials seeks a full-time Post doctoral researcher with a priority to candidates with experience in

i) bio-materials based on bio-degradable polymers and

ii) photophysics of fluorescent proteins.


We are looking for an individual with initiative and motivation to further develop her/his career in a new and dynamic research group. The research activities will be focused on the study of the development of polymer based coatings used to stabilize fluorescent proteins for lighting purposes.

The candidate will acquire a mature knowledge on handling of bio-compounds, spectroscopic, rheology, and microscopic techniques, as well as the fabrication and characterization of lighting devices.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates should hold a PhD in Materials Science, Chemistry, Bio-technology (or related discipline). Experience in molecular electronics, bio-diagnosis, and photophysics will be positively judged.

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

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).

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

CONDITIONS

Full time contract including social security coverage.
Salary depending on previous experience and credentials.
The position will be open until the candidate is selected.