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CIC energiGUNE

Laboratory Technician for the General Analysis Characterization Unit

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is looking for a Laboratory Technician to work in the General Analysis Characterization Unit.

Job Description

Job functions:
• Sample preparation for different analytical techniques, ensuring all safety guidelines are strictly followed and ensuring process traceability, always maintaining a clean and tidy environment.
• Development and implementation of new analysis methodologies ensuring quality parameters, ensuring the good condition of the equipment.
• Perform routine and non-routine tests and analyses using the appropriate technical equipment and instruments. Perform calibrations in the techniques that require it.
• Ensure compliance with analysis and report deadlines.
• Ensure all the material necessary for fluent work in the different analysis techniques, promoting improvements at laboratory level.

Area: Energy storage and Conversion


For more details on CIC energiGUNE's research activities please visit our website at


• Temporary contract with attractive career development opportunities and stabilization options.
• Flexible working hours and with on-site work model with the option to eventually telework.
• Full access to cutting-edge laboratory facilities and characterization platforms.
• The incorporation to a top research center in Europe that makes high quality research and impactful contributions to the energy and sustainability fields.
• Professional and personal development: opportunity to attend seminars, international conferences, trainings, etc.
• Integrated, enthusiastic, international and multidisciplinary environment.
• A welcome program that offers help with finding accommodation and addresses other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment (such as free language courses, assistance with the administrative procedures, help with schools for children…).

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All applicants are invited to submit their applications including a detailed curriculum vitae at this website:

The selection process ends once a candidate is selected.

CIC energiGUNE is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile First Stage Researcher (R1), Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute CIC energiGUNE 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Álava 
City Vitoria-Gasteiz 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIC energiGUNE 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Minano 
State/Province ALAVA 
Postal Code 01510 
Street Albert Einstein 48 
Phone + 34 945 297 108 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2024-06-24 
Application Deadline 2024-06-21 
How To Apply 

Required Education Level

Required Education Level 1
Degree Primary Degree or equivalent 
Degree Field Chemistry 

Required Research Experiences

Required Research Experiences 1
Research Field Chemistry 
Research Sub Field  
Years of Research Experience 2 

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent 

Additional Requirements


• Ability to identify and solve technical problems.
• Proactive and committed attitude with high level of initiative, proactivity, and willingness to learn.
• A good team player who can collaborate with other team members.

Specific Requirements

• Bachelor’s in chemistry, chemical engineering or occupational training in Laboratory Techniques, Quality Control or related fields.

• 2-3 years of experience in different analytical techniques, preferably in:
? Gas Chromatography (GC/MS, GC FID/BID)
? Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP/OES)
? Karl Fischer Analysis and other potentiometric, coulometric and volumetric titrations
? Helium Picnometer
? Particle size análisis by laser diffraction

• The following will be positively assessed:
? CHSNO Elemental Analysis
? Physical adsorption of gas (BET)
? Mercury Porosimeter
? Rheometer

• Good verbal skills in English.