- Job Vacancies in the Basque Country

Ikerbasque Eusko Jaurlaritza

Job Vacancies

BCMATERIALS – Basque Centre for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures

Post-doc researcher to work on Interlayer of Perovskite Solar Cells

Research Field: Physics 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

We are looking for a postdoc candidate in the area of materials engineering and emerging solar cells. The hired researcher will work to stabilize and optimize the interface and fabricate perovskite solar cells with the help of 2D materials. The work will be carried out at BCMaterials and the opportunity to collaborate 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 cell technology that is beyond silicon. Opportunities to collaborate with other groups and industry exists. The contract will finish on August 31, 2025.

Job Description

Skills and Requirements:
The position requires
• A Ph.D. 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.
• Experience in the field of solar cells/perovskite solar cells or semiconductor is expected.

Work Program / Duties / Responsibilities:
A full-time post-doctorate position exists 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 near Bilbao in the Basque Country, north of Spain. The post-doctorate candidate will be responsible for laboratory experiments, fulfilling the project objectives, interacting with collaborative partners, and results dissemination. 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 and making significant progress in their career.


Comment/web site for additional job details

FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

Research Framework Programme/
Marie Curie Actions
SESAM Agreement Number  

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 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2024-01-07 
Application Deadline 2023-12-10 
How To Apply