ICMAB Open Positions

Open PhD positions within the Severo Ochoa programme 2022 at ICMAB

Deadline: Oct 30, 2022

The Ministry of Science and Innovation, will open soon the call for the «2022 Severo Ochoa PhD contracts”. Four positions correspond to the ICMAB-CSIC.

We are opening this call to pre-select the best candidates among students of all nationalities offering them the opportunity to carry out their doctoral thesis.

The best-ranked candidates will have priority in choosing which ICMAB-CSIC research project would like to join. 

Feel free to contact our researchers if you would like to know more information about the projects, and apply before the deadline, 30 October 2022. 

Anna
06 October 2022
Take a look at the projects offered in the fields of Sustainable Energy Conversion and Storage, Tuneable and Low Cost Molecular Materials, Bioactive Materials for Therapy and Diagnosis, and Functional or Multifunctional Nanostructured Materials. 

Elegibility criteria

  • This call is open to applicants from all nationalities holding a university degree and ready to enter an official doctoral programme.
  • Candidates must provide a cover letter of interest, written in English, indicating their ICMAB research project (see list below) of interest (2 maximum)
  • Candidates must apply before the deadline, (30 October 2022)

Merits

  • Candidates must have a strong commitment to scientific research and an excellent academic record.
  • Candidates must have good working knowledge of English.

Evaluation

In this internal call, applications will be evaluated by a committee formed by ICMAB researchers, according to the following criteria:
  1. The candidate's academic record. Score: from 0 to 40 points
  2. Suitability of the candidate to the research project. Score: from 0 to 60 points

How to apply

The applicant is required to send before the deadline (30 October 2022) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the following information in the application:
  • Personal data and CV
  • Official documentation that certifies the complementary training couses, languages, collaboration scholarships, Erasmus, etc., that appear in the CV.
  • Cover letter including: motivation for applying and naming 1 or 2 research projects (maximum), prioritized, from the list of projects below
  • A copy of the Certified Academic Record, showing grades obtained: DEGREE AND MASTER records

Research Projects

Click on the project title to download the PDF document with the project and job position descriptions. Candidates should prioritize 1 or 2 in their application. 

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CONVERSION AND STORAGE SYSTEMS
Coordinator: Alejandro Goñi

  • Enhancing charge transport using enantiomerically pure materials
    PI: David B Amabilino (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Chiral plasmonic metasurfaces to control light emission
    PI: Agustín Mihi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Laser wet synthesis of multicomponent hybrid electrodes for asymmetric supercapacitors
    PI: Ángel Pérez del Pino (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • New Surfaces for Ice Making Future Sustainability (SurfICE)
    PI: Albert Verdaguer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Bending Heat Through Molecular Orientation
    PI: Mariano Campoy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Imperfectly perfect complex oxides for energy harvesting
    PI: Mariona Coll (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Design of nanoscale phononic logic devices
    PI: Riccardo Rurali (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Controlling the chemistry in aqueous zinc batteries
    PI: Dino Tonti (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Wireless Bipolar Electrochemistry effects in Bioelectrodes, Electrochemical Energy Storage and Electrocatalysis
    PI: Nieves Casañ / Xavier Torrelles (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Polyoxometalate-Enabled Zinc-Air Battery at Near-Neutral pH
    PI: Nieves Casañ (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

TUNEABLE AND LOW COST MOLECULAR ELECTRONICS
Coordinator: Marta Mas-Torrent

  • From the design of tetrathiafulvalene-curcuminoid (TTF-CCMoid) systems and the study of their structural-electronic correlation to their testing in devices
    PI: Núria Aliaga / Aránzazu González (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Hybrid Molecular Graphene Devices
    PI: Núria Aliaga / Kasper Moth-Poulsen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • In-situ correlation of microstructure and electrical properties in organic semiconductor films under operando conditions
    PI: Esther Barrena (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Flexible organic electronics for sensing applications
    PI: Marta Mas / Núria Crivillés (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

BIOACTIVE MATERIALS FOR THERAPY AND DIAGNOSIS
Coordinator: Imma Ratera

  • Bioactive breast patch to treat intensive radiation therapy related injuries
    PI: Anna Roig (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Organic radical nanostructures for magnetic resonance imaging and diagnosis
    PI: José Vidal (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Development of immobilized metal-organic assemblies for therapy and imaging
    PI: Arántzazu González-Campo / Núria Aliaga-Alcalde (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Nanoparticles for radiation therapy enhancement
    PI: Gerard Tobias (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Understanding Electromagnetic fields on our health using C. elegans
    PI: Anna Laromaine (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Novel multifunctional natural-polymer and nanoparticles hybrids for tissue regeneration
    PI: Anna Roig (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Novel fluorescent nanoparticle formulations for image guided surgery of ovarian cancer
    PI: Nora Ventosa (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Development of boron rich photosensitizers as antimicrobial and anticancer agents by combining PDT and BNCT
    PI: Rosario Núñez (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

FUNCTIONAL OR MULTIFUNCTIONAL NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS
Coordinator: M. Rosa Palacín

  • Light responsive soft materials for molecular transport
    PI: David B. Amabilino (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Light-matter interactions in quantum solid-state nanodevices
    PI: Gervasi Herranz (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Functional Oxide Nanostructures for Spin-Charge interconversion
    PI: Benjamín Martínez (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Ultrafast growth of ultrahigh performance superconducting tapes: Correlation between microstructure and properties
    PI: Teresa Puig (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Development of new polar oxynitrides
    PI: Amparo Fuertes (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Wrinkling and strain patterning in free-standing ferroelectric membranes
    PI: Felip Sandiumenge (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Miniaturized sub-THz non-reciprocal passive devices for the 6G transition
    PI: Martí Gich (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Nano-Engineered High-Temperature Superconductors for functional quantum devices
    PI: Anna Palau / Narcís Mestres (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Development of an electronic-skin (eSkin) for sensing
    PI: Raphael Pfattner (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Reconfigurable Spintronic Memory Elements Enabled by Solid-State Gating
    PI: Can Onur Avci (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Feel free to contact our researchers if you would like to know more information about the projects. You can find their contact details in our "People" section of our website. 

Download here the list of projects offered.

Contact

If you have further questions, or if there are particular issues regarding your application, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Montse Salas and Laura Cabana).
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