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Energy Storage laboratory technician

Publish date: September 29th 2017
Nº Ref. 31/2017

Energy Storage laboratory technician.

Host Institution:
Catalonia Institute for Energy Research - IREC
Area: Advanced Materials for Energy
Head of the Area: Prof. Joan Ramon Morante
Group: Energy storage
Deputy head of the group: Dr. Teresa Andreu

Call for applications:
Energy Storage laboratory technician

The Energy Storage group and the Advanced Materials for Energy Area of IREC, announces a position as a laboratory technician of the Energy Storage group. The technician will give technical support to the current research activities of the group, including solar fuels, carbon dioxide hydrogenation (plasma/catalytic) and electrochemical energy storage.

Job function:
– Laboratory maintenance, reposition and control of goods.
– Document and database management. Elaboration of “Standard Operating Procedures”
– Support the right performance of security systems, and Health and Safety.
– Support managing gas system, cryogenics and deionized water system.
– To support and participate in the technical coordination committee of the area made by laboratory technicians.
– Maintenance and calibration of main equipments: ALD, RTO, Potentiostats, IPCE, GC, glovebox, climatic chamber, 3D printer.
– Implementation of new setups, prototypes and equipment. Reaction monitoring. Give technical support to the experimental setups especially for new researchers.
– Assistance and managing internal and external users of laboratory infrastructure. Functional testing and results reporting.

Candidate must have a Bachellor degree in Physics, Engineering or equivalent. Previous experience as laboratory technician, work in scientific or technological environment will be considered, as well as previous experience in specialized software (i.e. Labview, Matlab,) for the implementation of new setups.  Good verbal and written communication skills in English are required. The candidate will benefit from the participation in National European and industrial projects. Among others, H2020-Heat to fuel LCE-08-17-764675 project and COSIN Ris3Cat project (COMRDI15-1-0037, co-financed the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER))

Interested candidates should send a detailed CV and motivation letter to Dr. Teresa Andreu ( Aquesta adreça electrònica s'està protegint contra robots de correu brossa, necessiteu que el JavaScript estigui habilitat per a mostrar-la ),

Additional information:
- CV, personal references and a motivation letter have to be sent to Dr. Teresa Andreu ( Aquesta adreça electrònica s'està protegint contra robots de correu brossa, necessiteu que el JavaScript estigui habilitat per a mostrar-la ).
- Deadline for applications: 23th October 2017