Research Assistant - PhD candidate - MAT-RA01

Employer
Fundación IMDEA Materiales
Location
Spain
Posted
March 01 2017
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

IMDEA Materials (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials) is a non-profit, independent research institute, promoted by the Regional Government de Madrid (Spain), to carry out research in Materials Science and Engineering. IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to excellence in research by attracting talent from all over the world and to foster technology transfer to the industrial sector in a truly international environment. More information about the activities of the Institute can be found at: http://www.materials.imdea.org


DESCRIPTION


IMDEA Materials seeks a full-time PhD with a priority to candidates with experience and interest in bio-optoelectronics. We are looking for an individual with initiative and motivation to start her/his career in a new and dynamic research group. The research activities will be focused on the study of the development of bio-hybrid materials based on the combination of polymers and fluorescent proteins and catalytic enzymes. The latter will be applied in lighting and diagnosis systems with the main focus on developing new technologies that followed the “Green Photonics” concept. The PhD candidate will acquire a mature knowledge on handling of bio-compounds, spectroscopic, rheology, and microscopic techniques, as well as the fabrication and characterization of optoelectronic devices.



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