Researcher with Expertise in Paints for the Functional Coatings Line
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CIDETEC Surface Engineering is looking to recruit an expert in paints formulation/modification and analysis to join its Nanosurfaces Unit, which develops functional coatings, addressing major challenges to meet industrial demands and European programmes, while maintaining a focus on sustainability.
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 functional coatings 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
Privileged setting in a safe and friendly environment
Variable remuneration package for all employees
Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar.
A doctorate degree 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:
Formulation and/or modification of paints.
Characterisation and analysis of the chemical properties/composition of paints.
Characterisation and analysis of the physical properties of paints (rheological measurements).
Characterisation of coatings (thickness measurements, adherence, contact angle, etc.).
Knowledge and experience of the following will be considered a plus:
Substrate pre-activation to improve adherence of paints (plasma, chemical treatment, etc.).
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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