Chief Technical Officer

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Prospero Biosciences S.L., a spin-off company of the Nanoscience Cooperative Research Center CIC nanoGUNE (, invites applications and nominations for the position of

Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Prospero Biosciences S.L., which is based at the nanoGUNE facilities in San Sebastian, Basque Country (Spain), has been launched recently with the mission of producing and commercializing a novel detector for protein mass spectrometry.

The Chief Technical Officer (CTO) will be responsible for the fabrication of ultra-thin large-scale semiconductor nanomembranes based on dry- and wet-etching techniques. The aim is to incorporate those membranes into a novel protein mass-spec detector covering an unprecedented mass range. The CTO is also expected to connect with existing and potential clients in order to promote our products and our research activities in terms of an application in the field of life sciences.

Candidates should have a PhD in Physics or Materials Science with a strong background in cleanroom fabrication technologies, i.e. optical lithography, dry- and wet-etching techniques, metal layer deposition, and possibly atomic layer definition for super-adhesive metal deposition. Furthermore, candiadates should be skilled in handling both fundamental problems and engineering devices to the application level. Proficency in spoken and written English is compulsory.


Applicants should forward their CV and a list of at least three references to, quoting the position reference prosp_cto.

Closing date: 27 March 2016



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