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This job offer was closed at 2024-06-15

Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT Fundazioa

PhD Fellowship

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

A PhD Fellowship is available in the group of Dr. Ana Beloqui (Multifunctional Protein-Polymer Hybrids, San Sebastian) and Dr. Aitor Larrañaga (Polymeric Multilayer Capsules, Bilbao) at the Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT Fundazioa (

Multifunctional polymer capsules for biomedical applications

We offer a highly multidisciplinary project that combines research involving biology, biocatalysis, and polymer science&engineering. The project considers the fabrication of multilayer polymer capsules incorporating bioactive entities and the evaluation of their therapeutic potential in vitro.

The project will be carried out between two research groups at POLYMAT, a vibrant multidisciplinary and international research institute in Bilbao and San Sebastian, Spain. The Institute offers excellent working conditions and is well equipped with instrumentation and facilities.

Job Description

Required qualifications and experience.
Applicants must have a BSc and MSc in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biology or a related discipline. The candidate is expected to work in a multidisciplinary and an international environment. Good command of written and spoken English is a must.

Applications should be addressed to Dr. Aitor Larrañaga and sent via email in one single PDF to before the 15.06.2024 including:

(i) a cover letter highlighting their interest in the position.
(ii) curriculum vitae.
(iii) academic record.
(iv) a short description of previous research (1-2 Pages).
(v) the names and contact addresses (e-mail) of two academic referees.

POLYMAT has obtained the ‘HR Excellence in Research award‘. The award reflects our commitment to continuously improve our human resource policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers and our commitment to achieve fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile First Stage Researcher (R1)  
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 2024-07-01 
Application Deadline 2024-06-15 
How To Apply e-mail