HEAD OF UNIT OF ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

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Valid until 12.21.2017

We are now inviting applications for the position of Electron Microscopy Platform Manager in the area of POWER STORAGE; BATTERIES AND SUPERCAPS (EES).

CIC Energigune is a new energy research centre based in the Basque Country of Spain.  Its mission is to play a leading role on the international stage in the field of energy storage technologies and contribute to the industrial competitiveness of Basque Country.  CIC has a world-class research facility, cutting-edge equipments, an experienced management team, and a scientific committee composed of prominent scientists, entrepreneurs, and industrial experts.

Job Function

We are looking for highly skilled and motivated individual to:

-        Serve the needs of all Research Lines of CIC energiGUNE

-        Create high scientific level collaborations between the Electron Microscopy Platform and the Research Lines of CIC energiGUNE

-        Update Platform according to State of the art and research needs: Continuous development of the Platform

-        Proactive networking with other Platforms from other research institutions.

-        Supervision of Platform members.

-        Write proposals to secure funding from government and industrial sources.

-        Coordinate collaborations with industries, universities, and other technical centers.

 

What we offer

We are offering a permanent position that will give you a unique opportunity to apply your capabilities and develop new projects related to this technical platform.

As Platform Manager you will find a flourishing scientific community conducting synergistic research in both the universities and other CIC Labs already operating in the region.

Within your responsibilities as a EM Platform Manager, you will assume a technical role operating the Electron Microscopy Equipments (TEM - TECNAI G2 F20 S-TWIN (FEI), SEM - Quanta 200FEG (FEI), as well as associated spectroscopic techniques (EDS), and platform accessories (cooling holder, etc).

You will also be responsible for their maintenance as well as development, functioning and methods. This position will also require your participation in research projects, and outreach events.

The Fundación will also help smooth the transition for you and your family, providing a welcome program that offers accommodation and addresses other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment.

 

What we need

-    Ms preferably Physics or Chemistry. PhD is not compulsory but will be valuable.

-    Specific knowledge of electron microscopy and related imaging, diffraction and spectroscopy techniques applied to electrochemistry for Batteries and Supercaps.

-    At least 3-4 year experience participating in sample preparation for EM and research projects related to this field. (please attach specific publications or recommendations).

-    Ability to analyse and solve problems associated with research outputs. 

-    Self-motivated with willingness to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team

-    Applicants should be fluent in English. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Basque will be considered useful but not compulsory.

 

All applicants are invited to submit detailed curriculum vitae and 2 reference letters through our website: http://www.cicenergigune.com.

The selection process ends once a candidate is selected.  

CIC Energigune is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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