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BCMATERIALS – Basque Centre for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures

Researchers to work on the development of Perovskite Solar Cells

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

We are looking for two pre-doc level candidates in the area of materials engineering and emerging solar cells. The hired researchers will work on the synthesis of emerging semiconductors, new process, and their integration in the development of 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 researchers will work on a European excellence grant funded project, aiming to develop new thin-film solar cells technology which is beyond silicon. The contract will be of one year.

Job Description

Skills and Requirements
The position requires:
• A Master degree in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, or chemical engineering
• 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.

Work Program /Duties / Repsonsibilities
Two full-time research position as pre-doctorate level exist for researchers within the research domain of emerging solar cells in a cutting-edge research group at BCMaterials. BCMaterials is an independent research center, active in functional materials located in Leioa (near Bilbao) in the Basque Country, north of Spain.
The pre-doctorate candidates 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 candidates, the positions represent an excellent opportunity to develop both a collaborative and personal scientific research career, exploiting the capabilities of energy materials, semiconductors, and photovoltaics.

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 2022-11-02 
Application Deadline 2022-10-22 
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