24.11 MPA4 TEC LABORATORY TECHNICIAN POSITION TO WORK ON CATALYSTS BASED ON METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS (MOFS) AND ZEOLITES FOR CATALYTIC APPLICATIONS
IMDEA Energy Institute is a María de Maeztu Center of Excellence whose objective is to develop R&D activities in the fields of renewable energies and clean energy technologies by establishing strong links with leading companies in the energy sector. (www.energy.imdea.org).
IMDEA Energy is opening a Laboratory Technician position for the Thermochemical Processes Unit and Advanced Porous Materials Unit, looking for talented and motivated candidates to work on the Catalysts based on metal organic frameworks (MOFs) and zeolites for catalytic applications in the MAD VUELA SOSTENIBLE project. In particular, the MAD VUELA SOSTENIBLE, a project granted by the Regional Government of Madrid, aims to research on new technologies to produce sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with a low carbon footprint from wastes.
The requirements are as follows:
Large scale synthesis of catalysts using different synthetic methods (e.g. solvothermal, microwaves).
Full characterization of the catalysts using a large panel of techniques.
Supporting catalytic testing
General lab and equipment maintenance
Stock management and consumables purchasing
Analysis of the results and writing of reports.
To be in possession of a Higher-Level Training Cycle Degree in Chemistry or equivalent.
Merits to value:
Knowledge and experience in chemistry, material synthesis (inorganic and coordination chemistry) and characterization (XRD, spectroscopies, microscopies, TGA, etc.).
Knowledge and experience in heterogenous catalysis
Good organizational and communicative competences
Appreciated English communication skills.
Adequacy of the candidate's training to the requested profile.
Work experience related to the job position.
Knowledge of English.
Remuneration: Depending upon qualification and expertise.
*The contract includes all the benefits of the Spanish Public Health and Social Security System.
Duration of the contract: Until 31st December 2026
IMDEA Energía: Móstoles, Madrid.
Certificates of academic titles
Final decisions will be personally communicated by e-mail to all candidates.
Equal opportunities are guaranteed in the selection process, without any forms of discrimination. Female applicants are encouraged to apply to favor parity in employment.
IMDEA Energy commitment is to guarantee equality in measures to balance personal, family and working life and to promote gender equality.