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BCMATERIALS – Basque Centre for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures

Pre-doc researchers to work on Interkayer of Perovskite Solar Cells

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

We are looking for pre-doc candidates in the area of materials engineering and emerging
solar cells. The hired researcher will work to stabilize and optimize the interface and develop perovskite solar cells. The work will be carried out at BCMaterials and will enjoy collaboration
with the leading research groups. The starting date is as soon as possible, and a competitive
salary will be paid and is at par with other EU scientific establishments.
The hired researcher will work on a Nationally-funded research project, aiming to develop
new thin-film solar cells technology which is beyond silicon. Opportunities to collaborate with other groups and industry exists.

Job Description

Work Program / Duties / Responsibilities
A full-time pre-doctorate position exists for researchers within the research domain of
emerging solar cells in a cutting-edge research group at BCMaterials and the doctorate will be awarded by the University of Basque Country. BCMaterials is an independent research center, active in functional materials located near Bilbao in the Basque Country, north of Spain.
The pre-doctorate candidate will be responsible for laboratory experiments, fulfilling the
project objectives, Interacting with collaborative partners, and result dissemination. Writing reports, and scientific articles on the research results. For the successful candidate, the position represents an excellent opportunity to develop both a collaborative and personal scientific research career, exploiting the capabilities of energy materials, semiconductors, and photovoltaics.

Skills and Requirements
• The candidate must have Master’s degree or equivalent in Materials Science, Chemistry,
Physics or related areas.
• A very high level of motivation and independent thinking abilities
• Ability to track the recent relevant literature and keep an eye on scientific updates.
• Proficiency in English, good interpersonal, and presentation skills, being a team player, and the ability to meet deadlines are also required.

Other Relevant Information
Please apply by sending the application along with the name of 2-3 scientific referees and the recent support letter.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute BCMATERIALS - Basque Center for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures 
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 
Phone +34 946128811 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-10-31 
Application Deadline 2022-10-16 
How To Apply