Postdoctoral Position in Polymer Chemistry for Biomedical Applications

Bizkaia Talent - Polymat

This job is brought to you by Bizkaia Talent, a non-profit organization funded by the Department for Economic Development of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia. Its main objective is to attract highly skilled professionals to the Basque Country by connecting them with the opportunities within the leading innovation and technology companies and universities there.

Company description
Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering

Main functions
The selected candidate is expected to conduct research, write papers, reports and proposals, help to set up laboratory, establish international collaborations and be willing to undertake research stays abroad. The position involves supervision of undergraduate students and the development of a research project in the area of environment-responsive nanogels for therapy and diagnosis.

Requisites
Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Polymer Chemistry with a strong background in Organic Chemistry and previous experience in the development of responsive materials for biomedical applications. Applicants should have a strong record of innovative scientific accomplishments as evidenced by first-author papers published or accepted in international recognized journals. Qualified candidates must also demonstrate outstanding communication skills, have a strong passion and commitment to science, and work well within a group. Good command of written and spoken English is a must (if preselected, a telephone or Skype interview will be carried out before any other appointment is made).

POLYMAT has obtained the ‘HR Excellence in Research award‘. The award reflects our commitment to continuously improve our human resource policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers and our commitment to achieve fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures.

Bizkaia Talent offers a range of services, such as dual career support for those individuals who are coming to the region on a work contract, and also advice to those who are considering Basque Country as their next work destination. To access these services and support, please register on the Bizkaia Talent website.

To apply for this post, please click on the Apply button below, which will direct you to the Bizkaia Talent website for further instructions.

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