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BCMATERIALS – Basque Centre for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures

Pre-doctoral positions: Computational Materials Science

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

BCMaterials, Basque Center on Materials, Applications and Nanostructures, is an autonomous research center launched in June 2012 by Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science and the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) as a research center for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures. The center is included in the BERC’s (Basque Excellence Research Centers) network and its mission is to generate knowledge on the new generation of materials, turning this knowledge into (multi)functional solutions and devices for the benefit of society.

The open pre-doctoral position is in the area of Computational materials science.

The research topic for this project targets materials for low-light detection, focusing on "green" semiconductor quantum dots that work in the infrared region of the solar spectrum with application in fields spanning automated automotives, food sorting, etc. These materials will be studied using a combination of first-principle simulations and machine-learning tools in close contact with experimental groups at the BCMaterials and worldwide.

Job Description

Skills and requirements:
The candidate must have a PhD in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics or related areas.
Proficiency in speaking and writing in English.
Self-motivated and ability to work in a team and willing to coordinate the research in a particular topic.
A high level of motivation and independent thinking abilities.
Ability and eagerness to learn new skills outside own discipline
Presentation skills and able to meet the deadline are also required.

Work Program / Duties / Responsibilities:
The research topic for this project targets materials for low-light detection, focusing on "green" semiconductor quantum dots that work in the infrared region of the solar spectrum with application in fields spanning automated automotives, food sorting, etc. These materials will be studied using a combination of first-principle simulations and machine-learning tools in close contact with experimental groups at the BCMaterials and worldwide.

Other relevant information:
Include contact details for 2 referees.
Interview will be conducted soon after the deadline.
The starting date to join is as soon as possible.

Benefits

Comment/web site for additional job details

https://www.bcmaterials.net/join-us/?wpcf-status=1

FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

Research Framework Programme/
Marie Curie Actions
No 
SESAM Agreement Number  

Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week   
Company/Institute BcMaterials 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Bizkaia 
City Leioa 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization BCMATERIALS – Basque Centre for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Leioa 
State/Province Bizkaia 
Postal Code 48940 
Street Building Martina Casiano – 3rd. Floor, UPV/EHU Science Park, B. Sarriena s/n 
E-Mail jobs@bcmaterials.net 
Website http://www.bcmaterials.net/ 
Phone +34 946128811 
Mobile Phone  
Fax  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-10-09 
Application Deadline 2022-09-30 
How To Apply website