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Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT Fundazioa

Open call for the position of Scientific Director of the Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT Fundazioa

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

EMAKIKER grants are aimed at excellent female researchers at postdoc level wishing to explore creative, high risk&high reward directions. The candidate(s) should show potential for an academic career and aspire to a professorship at POLYMAT. EMAKIKER grant should enable female researchers to acquire independence and scientific autonomy and to sharpen their profile for the next career step. They will lead a research project, working independently and managing their own team.
An EMAKIKER grant comprises the grantee's salary and project funds for a duration of up to 5 years and the offer of a mentoring network. With this generously endowed grant, the promoted researcher should be able to enhance her academic profile.

Job Description

EMAKIKER applicants meet the following requirements:
• They have a doctorate (PhD) or an equivalent qualification with experience in polymer science.
• They have acquired at least two years' research experience after their doctorate in an international institution.
• They submit their application between two and six years after obtaining their doctoral degree or equivalent qualification. The relevant date is that of the examination or PhD defense and justified exceptions will be considered.
POLYMAT intends to award 1-2 grants each year to excellent women researchers.
Resumes and a 2 page summary of the innovative research project should be sent to with mention to the reference: EMAKIKER GRANT
The proposals will be evaluated upon receipt of the submissions. Applications will be accepted until June 30th 2023 but the call may be closed before if available positions are filled.
Please note that because of the large number of applications expected, we will not be able to give individual feedback to unsuccessful applications.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Other 
Researcher profile Established Researcher (R3)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Country SPAIN 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT Fundazioa 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
State/Province Gipuzkoa 
Postal Code 20018 
Street Avenida de Tolosa 72 
Phone + 34 943 50 60 61 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2024-09-01 
Application Deadline 2024-06-30 
How To Apply e-mail