PREDOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION TO WORK ON SELF DRIVING LAB DEDICATED TO PHOTOELECTROCATALYSIS REACTIONS
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 Predoctoral Researcher position for the Photoactivated Processes Unit, looking for talented and motivated candidates to work on Materials Self-driving Lab.
The requirements are as follows:
Synthesis of thin film based on photoactive metal oxides.
Characterization of structural, optical and morphological properties of those materials.
Characterization of photoelectrochemical properties those materials.
Process and analyze experimental data using machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence.
Operate, maintain, and install specialized laboratory equipment/instruments relevant to Catalysis experiments.
Work on integrating autonomous systems into the experimental setup.
Collaborate with experts in robotics or automation to enhance experimental efficiency.
Prepare reports and contribute to research papers for publication.
B.Sc. in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Engineering or similar.
MSc. degree in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.
Other merits to value:
Accredited experience on (Photo)electrochemistry.
Knowledge on structural, optical and morphological properties.
Experience on general characterization and photoelectrochemical measurements.
Experience on Applying machine learning models/algorithms to predict and evaluate experimental data and catalytic experiments.
Knowledge on Computer Science applied to new materials discovery.
Proven oral and written communication skills in English.
Adequacy of the candidate's training to the requested profile.
Work experience related to the profile of the job position.
Knowledge of English.
Motivation for accomplishing high-quality research.
Remuneration: Between 21.000€ – 23.500€ per year, depending upon qualification and expertise.
*The contract includes all the benefits of the Spanish Public Health and Social Security System.
Contract: 1 year, possibility of renewal depending on performance.
IMDEA Energía, Móstoles, Madrid
Certificates of academic titles
Msc Official Academic title
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.