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Ikerbasque Eusko Jaurlaritza

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Researcher with Expertise in Processes for the Printed Electronics Line

Research Field: Engineering 
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Job Summary

CIDETEC Surface Engineering is looking to recruit an expert in processes for printed electronics / in-mould electronics to join its Nanosurfaces Unit, which develops functional coatings and materials and processes for printed electronics, addressing major challenges to meet industrial demands and European programmes, while maintaining a focus on sustainability.

Job Description

You will join a cutting-edge research centre, focused on sustainability and the circular economy, which has spent years understanding and revolutionising the surfaces of things, from those we touch every day in our homes or in our vehicles, to the most demanding materials for sectors such as aeronautics and energy.

You will work on training and/or company transfer projects, carrying out your work in such a way that you are able to pursue several lines of research simultaneously, optimising resources and maximising results.

Your work will focus on the following activities:

Management and planning/implementation of R&D projects.
Direct interaction with clients.
Reinforcement and promotion of the printed electronics research line.
Analysis of results, drafting reports and preparing presentations.
Preparation of proposals for applying for R&D funding in regional, national and European calls.
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 with teams at the very highest level in local, national and European settings.
Work-life balance initiatives
Continuous training
Privileged setting in a safe and friendly environment
Variable remuneration package for all employees

Industrial engineering, chemical engineering or similar.

A PhD will be positively valued.


Fluent in spoken and written English.


The successful candidate must demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in all or some of the following aspects:

Screen printing (preferably semi-automatic).
Hybridisation of SMD components (Pick & Place).
Vacuum and/or high pressure thermoforming.
Simulation of deformation/thermoforming processes.
Injection moulding (preferably FIM and/or IME).
Knowledge and experience of the following will be considered a plus:

2D vectorial and 3D design via CAD.
Design and validation of the functionality of printed systems such as circuits, sensors, antennae, heaters, etc.
Substrate pre-activation to improve adherence of printed layers (plasma, chemical treatment, etc.).
Characterisation of printed layers (thickness measurements, adherence, electrical conductivity, contact angle, etc.).
Ink-jet printing.

A highly motivated person, with a keen interest in research and innovation, you will join a multidisciplinary team. They must be able to organise their own work and meet deadlines and targets. Problem-solving capacity and scientific criteria. Good communication skills, verbal and written.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Other 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 39  
Company/Institute CIDETEC 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province GIPUZKOA 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIDETEC 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
State/Province Guipuzcoa 
Postal Code E-20014 
Street Paseo Miramón, 196 
Phone +34 943309022 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-11-09 
Application Deadline 2024-01-31 
How To Apply