Research Initiation Fellowships 2024


Ref. num. 2024-AS-STU-161

Research Initiation Fellowships 2024

IMDEA Materials Institute is a public research organization founded in 2007 by Madrid’s regional government to carry out research of excellence in Material Science and Engineering by attracting talent from all over the world to work in an international and multidisciplinary environment. IMDEA Materials has grown rapidly since its foundation and currently includes more than 120 researchers from 22 nationalities and has become one of the leading research centers in materials in Europe which has received the María de Maeztu seal of excellence from the Spanish government. The research activities have been focused on the areas of materials for transport, energy, and health care and the Institute has state-of-the-art facilities for processing, characterization and simulation of advanced materials.

More information can be found at our webpage.


Are you a final-year undergraduate or master's student interested in research?

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to explore the Materials Science & Engineering field?

Do you want to be part of an international and multidisciplinary research group?

We are launching our FELLOWSHIPS to carry out a research internship in an international and interdisciplinary environment

Research Topics:

• 3D printing of Triboelectric Nanogenerators for energy harvesting.
• Metal-air batteries for electrode recycling.
• Net-zero structural composites: an experimental and analytical study.
• Dispersions of nanowires for wet-processable optoelectronics and sensing.

To know more about our research topics, contact us here:


Being a final-year undergraduate or master's student interested in research in the field of material science


•3 months fellowship
•800€ per month stipend

Applications are processed upon reception. The position might be closed once ten working days have passed since publication, so we encourage early application.

The working language of the Institute is English. Full command of the English language is required in all positions.


Stimulating environment where you can grow professionally.

IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to equal opportunities, diversity and the promotion of a healthy work environment and work-life balance. Female applicants are encouraged to apply to our research and technical positions. See our Gender Equality Plan here and our Code of Ethics here.

Besides on-the-job technical training, IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to training the Institute’s scientists and staff in “soft” or transversal skills. See the available training here.

Meet some of our alumni to see what it is like to work with us.