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PhD Position available in a project on colloidal synthesis

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship to work at the Bionanoplasmonics Laboratory of CIC biomaGUNE (San Sebastián, Spain), under the supervision of Prof. Luis Liz-Marzán, in collaboration with Prof. Johan Hofkens, at KU Leuven (Belgium).

Job Description

The main objective of the proposed research is to design and develop methods for the colloidal synthesis of metal nanoparticles with tailored morphologies and dimensions, for applications in optical manipulation.

Specific objectives of this work are:

(i) Synthesis of monodisperse gold nanorods with extended aspect ratio.
(ii) Synthesis of sub-micron colloidal gold spheres, rods and decahedra.
(iii) Surface coating with silica shells of varying thickness.

Education Level:

Master’s degree in a relevant area of Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanoscience, or related areas is required.


Experience in the fields of colloidal synthesis and characterization is highly desirable.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute CIC biomaGUNE 
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastián 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIC biomaGUNE 
Organization/Institution Type Other 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab Research in Biomaterials 
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
Postal Code E-20014 
Street Paseo Miramon 182, Parque Tecnológico de San Sebastian 
Phone +34 943 00 53 00 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-10-01 
Application Deadline 2022-07-20 
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