ICMAB Open Positions

Open Position: Research Assistant on hydrogels for ocular pathologies

Deadline: Nov 27, 2022

We offer a position within the Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites (NN) group as a Research Assistant to work on the project "Biosynthesized polymers for the treatment of ocular pathologies”.

Anna
14 November 2022

The candidate will work at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) in the Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites group located in the campus of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

The project "Biosynthesized polymers for the treatment of ocular pathologies” aims to use biosynthesized hydrogels in the field of ocular surface pathologies in collaboration with the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre.

Together with the research team, you will be trained in the production of bacterial cellulose and in performing experiments such as drug delivery using antibiotics or other biological compounds. In addition, you will work on the writing of scientific publications and technology transfer related documents.

Requirements

  • We are looking for someone with a BSc or MSc in biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, materials science, or a similar field.
  • Advanced level of English required.
  • Knowledge of Spanish and Catalan will be highly valued.

Details of the position

  • We offer a contract of at least 12 months in the NN group at ICMAB, CSIC with a PRODUCTE project funding (AGAUR, Generalitat de Catalunya).
  • Salary according to qualifications and experience following CSIC rules.
  • Tentative starting date: December 2022.

How to apply

Submit the following application documents to Thomas Meslier (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.):

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter
  • E-mail subject: Research assistant NN group ICMAB – ‘your name’

Closing date for application

The recruitment process will be closed when a suitable candidate is found. First deadline: 27 Nov 2022.

About the Group Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites

The Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites Group at ICMAB-CSIC, is an international and interdisciplinary group with broad expertise in the synthesis and characterization of materials and biomaterials.

About ICMAB

ICMAB-CSIC is a multidisciplinary research center focused on cutting-edge research in functional advanced materials in the fields of ENERGY, ELECTRONICS, NANOMEDICINE and application fields yet to imagine. With over 350 members, it is a very attractive place to work for young researchers. 

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