Researcher for the Tribology and Tribocorrosion Area
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CIDETEC Surface Engineering is looking for a person to join Coatings and Surface Treatments Unit, which develops coatings and surface treatments with enhanced properties, addressing the major challenges to respond both to industrial demands and European programmes, always maintaining a focus on sustainability.
You will join a cutting-edge research centre, focused on sustainability and circular economy, which has spent years understanding and revolutionising the surfaces of components, from those we touch every day in our homes or our vehicles, to the most demanding materials for sectors such as aeronautics and energy.
You will work on research and/or company transfer projects, carrying out your work in such a way that you are able to pursue several research lines simultaneously, optimising resources and maximising results.
Your work will focus on the following activities:
Management and implementation of R&D projects.
Reinforcement and promotion of the tribology and tribocorrosion research line.
Analysis of results, drafting reports and preparing presentations.
Direct interaction with clients.
Writing of scientific articles
European, national and regional proposals preparation
What we offer you
At CIDETEC you will be able to develop your career alongside a team of top-level professionals, in a young yet committed environment, dedicated to innovation and seeking to provide practical solutions that result in a more sustainable world.
Professional development opportunities that allow you to build a solid career, working on projects that transform both industry and society.
Work together with teams at the very highest local, national and European level.
Professional work-personal life balance measures,
Privileged setting in a safe and friendly environment
Variable remuneration package for all employees
PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent.
Fluent in spoken and written English.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a sound knowledge in tribology and tribocorrosion and in particular:
Solid knowledge in the main wear mechanisms of both bulk materials and coatings
Solid knowledge in the main tricorrosion mechanisms
Experience on wear testing at different temperatures and on tribocorrosion testing
Knowledge in materials and coatings characterization techniques (XRD, FESEM, profilometry, confocal microscope, etc.)
Knowledge and experience of the following will be considered a plus:
Knowledge in corrosion evaluation through both accelerated weathering tests and electrochemical techniques
Knowledge in mechanical properties evaluation of bulk materials and coatings
Work experience both in academic and industrial sector
Work experience in different countries
Knowledge of other foreign languages
A highly motivated person, with a keen interest in research and innovation, you will join a multidisciplinary team. You will be able to organise your work, meeting both the deadlines and the established objectives. Problem-solving capacity and scientific criteria. Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
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