Scientific Group Administrator (Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures Group)


Institution: Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2)
Contact e-mail: Katerina Kiourtzidou (hr@icn2.cat)
Published: June 16th, 2022.
Deadline: July 10th, 2022.
Brief Description:

ICN2 is looking for a Scientific Group Administrator for the Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures Group.

The Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures Group carries out research in topological matter, phonon confinement, optomechanics, nanoscale heat transport and phononic crystals in semiconductor, organic and oxide nanostructures as well as in nanofabrication and nanometrology.

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

Administration and coordination of the group’s activities in EU, national, regional and internal projects and proposals:
Work closely with the GL and Senior Staff in the group to prepare documentation for project preparation, submission and monitoring.
Organization, management and documentation of national and international projects and project/group meetings.
Manage technical reporting with special attention to requirements, deadlines and standards.
Establish highly professional and regular contacts with the project partners/collaborators, project scientific/industrial advisors, reviewers and project officers as well as with other relevant scientific contacts.
Management and update of the P2N group webpage in liaison with the ICN2 Communication Department.

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PhD Student Advanced Electron Nanoscopy (GAeN) Group


Institution: Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2)
Contact e-mail: hr@icn2.cat
Published: June 2nd, 2022.
Deadline: July 20th, 2022.
Brief Description: The Group of Advanced electron Nanoscopy (https://gaen.cat/) at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) (https://icn2.cat/en/) is seeking an excellent and highly motivated PhD student to work in the field of the EU project SOLARUP (EICPAthfinder OPEN) under the supervision of Dr. Maria Chiara Spadaro and Prof. Dr. Jordi Arbiol. The student will perform advanced electron microscopy studies applied to alternative materials for solar cell devices, combined with 3D atomic models creation and (S)TEM image simulation in order to comprehensively understand the material growth process, physical properties and device performance.

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PhD Student (Theoretical and Computational Nanoscience Group)


Institution: Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2)
Contact e-mail: hr@icn2.cat
Published: June 2nd, 2022.
Deadline: July 7th, 2022.
Brief Description: This project target the theoretical study of quantum entanglement dynamics of single and many-particles quantum states in topological quantum matter using analytical and numerical methods. The challenges is to demonstrate new ways for harvesting intraparticle degrees of freedom to control and manipulate entanglement between spins of multiple particles, in the context of quantum computing and quantum technologies.

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Process Development Engineer


Company: Crystal Sonic
Contact e-mail: pablo@xtalsonic.com
Published: May 19th, 2022.
Deadline: N/A.
Brief Description: Drive the execution of the R&D plan for process development for Sonic Lift-off. Conduct hands-on experiments to determine cause-effect relationships in our novel acoustic wafer splitting technology to optimize operational parameters. Establish and document processes of record for including statistical analysis, experimental design, and best practices. Conduct metrology and surface characterization of processed wafers Support the entire Crystal Sonic team with technical analyses, reports and graphical representations of data collected to facilitate decision making within the team.

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Research Assistant – Nanobioelectronics and Biosensors Group


Institution: Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2)
Contact e-mail: Katerina Kiourtzidou (hr@icn2.cat)
Published: April 29th, 2022.
Deadline: N/A.
Brief Description: The mission of the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) is to achieve the highest level of scientific and technological excellence in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Its research lines focus on the newly-discovered physical and chemical properties that arise from the behavior of matter at the nanoscale. ICN2 has been awarded with the Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence distinction for two consecutive periods (2014-2018 and 2018-2022). ICN2 comprises 19 Research Groups, 7 Technical Development and Support Units and Facilities, and 2 Research Platforms, covering different areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

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Associate Scientist at Impossible Foods


Company: Impossible Foods
Contact through application system
Published: April 21st, 2022.
Deadline: N/A.
Brief Description:
We are looking for a versatile, motivated, mission-aligned Associate Scientist with a Biochemistry background to join the Research and Development team.

You Will:
Develop and apply methods to isolate proteins from diverse plant sources, including seeds, tubers and leaves.
Develop and apply methods to measure food functionalities of isolated plant proteins.
Develop techniques to understand the relationship between isolated plant proteins’ physicochemical properties and food functionalities.
Participate on multidisciplinary teams to develop next generation plant-based foods.
Prepare and test food prototypes in the lab and in the kitchen.
Be able to adapt quickly to shifting priorities.
Have ample opportunities for career development.