R2 Researcher Position in Solid Oxide Cells

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Sant Adria De Besos, CATALUNA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 May 2021

Publish date April 22nd 2021

Ref. 32/2021



Area leader: Prof. Joan Ramon Morante

Group: Nanoionics and Fuel Cells

Group leader: ICREA Prof. Albert Tarancón Rubio

Researcher Position in Solid Oxide Cells

The Group Leader of Nanoionics and Fuel Cells is seeking a postdoctoral-level researcher to work in the development of Solid Oxide Cells.

Description: We are interested in a PhD with experience in materials science, especially ceramics for Solid Oxide Cells for power generation and storage applications. The role will consist on the development and evaluation of SOC cells and stacks for different national and international projects. The candidate will be integrated in multiple international partnerships including academic and industrial partners. Deep knowledge in Materials Science and Electrochemistry is required.

Requirements: Professional who is highly skilled in planning and organizing. We look for people with capacity to work in a team, high flexibility and initiative and ability to innovate.

The specific candidate’s requirements are listed in the following points:

  • Education: PhD in Solid Oxide Cells is mandatory (or equivalent four years of dedicated experience in the field of SOCs).
  • Scientific outputs: Relevant contributions to the SOC field are mandatory (peer-reviewed papers and contribution to international congresses in the field).
  • Project participation: Participation in international actions on development of SOCs is highly desirable.
  • Technology transfer: Participation in competitive projects and industrial contracts lead by companies in the field of SOCs is highly desirable.
  • Supervision activity: Supervision of master and PhD students is will be positively evaluated.

    Fluent English and Spanish is mandatory.

    We offer: One-year postdoctoral contract with possibility of extension to four years more (Tenure Track program). Joining a team of highly qualified and motivated researchers working in the frontiers of knowledge in science and technology.

    A salary commensurate with the characteristics of the candidate

    Incorporation: The candidates should be available for starting before June 2021

    Workplace: Barcelona (IREC facilities)

    Applicants should send a detailed CV and a motivation letter to Albert Tarancón, atarancon@irec.cat . Please indicate the reference “Ten-SOC” in your mail.

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