PhD Research Fellow at CIC nanoGUNE

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

A PhD scholarship in process engineering and functionalization of particles is available at the research center CIC nanoGUNE in San Sebastián (Spain) as of July 1, 2016 for a three-year period.
The overall goal of this PhD project is to engineer the process setup and to functionalize particles for a use in energy storage applications. This project is part of a collaborative project of the research centers CIC nanoGUNE and IK4-CIDETEC. Therefore, the process development as well as the characterization and optimization will be performed at CIC nanoGUNE, while integration of the materials into applications and performance testing will be performed at IK4- CIDETEC.
Candidates who hold a Master’s degree in a field relevant to the mentioned PhD-project (chemistry, physics, materials science or respective branches of engineering) may seek the fellowship. Preferred candidates have experience with nanoparticle synthesis and functionalization and/or fluidization of nanoparticles and thin film processing. Salary conditions will be in agreement with the institute regulations and will be communicated upon interviewing the most promising candidates.
One general rule applies to the appointment of researchers: The successful applicant will be enrolled as a PhD student at the PhD School at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).
For further information please contact: Professor Mato Knez, e-mail:
Application must include the following:

  • Copies of Examinations papers, Master – and Bachelor diploma
  • A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
  • Names and contact data of 3 references, alternatively signed reference letters
  • Detailed CV, including personal contact information and list of publications (if any)

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.
CIC nanoGUNE encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.
Please apply online via email ( Applications must be received no later than June 10 2016.


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