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CIC energiGUNE

Laboratory Technician for the General Analysis Characterization Unit and Electron Microscopy Platform

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is seeking a Laboratory Technician to work in the General Analysis Characterization Unit and participate in the activities of the Electron Microscopy Platform.

Job Description

Job functions:

- Keep updated the tools for registering and organizing the analysis requests.
- Ensure all the material necessary for fluent work in the different analysis techniques.
- Sample preparation, development of calibrations (if necessary), conducting routine or nonspecific measurements and record all data and results in specified forms with accuracy and responsibility.
- Participation in the drafting of quality procedures and their implementation according to internal quality standards.
- Taking care of the maintenance of the equipment and facilities.
- Provide technical support to different research projects, making contribution to those projects ensuring compliance with analysis and report deadlines.
- Ensure that all safety guidelines are always followed strictly and maintain a clean and orderly environment.
- Introduction and basic training about different techniques when necessary.

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 and a motivation letter 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.

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile First Stage Researcher (R1), Recognised Researcher (R2)  
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 2024-09-02 
Application Deadline 2024-08-31 
How To Apply 

Required Education Level

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

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

- Degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material sciences or related fields.

Theoretical and practical experience in different analytical and microscopy techniques as:
- Scanning electron microscope (SEM)/microscopies. Includes also experience in sample preparation for SEM measurements.
- Gas Chromatography (GC/MS, GC FID/BID), CHSNO Elemental Analysis or Physical adsorption of gas (BET)

- Ability to identify and solve technical problems.
- Proficiency for quickly learning new skills or field of study.
- Good verbal skills in English.
- Proactive and committed attitude with high levels of initiative, proactivity, and willingness to learn.
- A good team player who can collaborate with other team members.