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Laboratory technician Position-Advanced Materials for Energy Area

Resolution date August 15th 2017 


Publish date: July 14th 2017
N.Ref. 23/2017

Host Institution: Catalonia Institute for Energy Research - IREC
Area: Advanced Materials for Energy
Head of the Area: Prof. Joan Ramon Morante

Call for Applications: Laboratory technician Position-Advanced Materials for Energy Area

The Advanced Materials for Energy Area of IREC announces a Laboratory Technician Position in the advanced materials for energy area.

The candidate will carry out a multidisciplinary activity with the final aim of the maintenance facilities, development and scale-up of new processes of all laboratories of Materials Area based on:

• To support managing gas system and cryogenics.
• To support managing deionized water system.
• To support manager for purchasing chemical, mechanics, informatics or electronics products.
• To support the right performance of security systems, and Health and Safety.
• To give technical support to the experimental set-ups especially for new researchers.
• To support and participate in the technical coordination committee of the area made by laboratory technicians.
• To contribute and give support to the general common techniques at IREC  such as XRD, SEM, TEM, Optical absorption, UV/VI/IR, AFM,....

Candidate must have formation in Chemistry or alternatively in Material Science, Physics, Instrumentation or equivalent.
Previous documented experience in managing laboratory services (gas , deionized water, cryogenics, resource management and storage of chemicals, waste management,...) and in management of security systems in laboratories as well as in laboratory resources organization. Theoretical and practical knowledge on Chemical Characterization techniques and related ones plus computer and electronics knowledge will be appreciated. It also considered the ability to design and implement new add-ons needed for experimental set-ups.

Salaries will be in accordance with the IREC’s salary policy, depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience.

Additional information:
- CV, personal references and a motivation letter have to be sent to IREC humans resources This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Please indicate “Laboratory technician Position” in the subject
- Deadline for applications: 06/08/2017
- Incorporation: 01/09/2017
- Duration of the contract: depending on the candidate
- Gross salary: Depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience.