Polymer modification and processing technician
IMDEA Materials Institute is seeking a laboratory technician to support the activities for for thermoplastic processing and modification at IMDEA on materials.
He/she will be in charge of functionalization of additives, and preparation of high value-added thermoplastic-based composites via utilizing polymers, additives under the suerpvision. This will include working with variety of scientific equipment including high-speed mixer, twin-screw extruder, internal mixer, injector, fire, mechanical, thermal testing equipment, etc.
The successful candidate will receive high-quality training upon their incorporation and supervised by the project responsible. S/he will attend regular meetings where s/he reports the findings and data to the project responsible.
This position is one-year full contract. Can be further extended based on mutual negotiation at the end of the one-year contract.
Degree (Bs or Ms or PhD) in a discipline related to materials science, chemistry, or chemical engineering, etc.
Experience in working in a laboratory environment. Having a strong interest in experimental work and strict exercising the safety regulations while working in the lab and with chemicals are essential.
Command of spoken English is mandatory.
Being familiar with polymer synthesis, modification, or functional fillers is a plus.
Be over 16 years of age and under 30 years of age.
Be registered as an unemployed job seeker in one of the employment offices of the Community of Madrid.
The curriculum assessment will be carried out using the blind curriculum vitae procedure, ensuring the principle of non-discrimination. Candidates must ONLY submit their CV (in English) following precisely these indications:
- It must not include any personal data except (1) initials of their first and last name(s), (2) year of birth, (3) DNI/NIE number, (4) telephone number and (5) e-mail address that does not contain the first name, surname or any other personal data.
- It must not contain a photograph.
Candidatures that do not comply with this requirement will not be considered.
This contract will be funded by the Call for grants for implementing the INVESTIGO programme within the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan - funded by the European Union - NextGenerationEU.
Este contrato estará financiado mediante la Convocatoria de subvenciones para la realización del programa INVESTIGO, en el marco del plan de recuperación, transformación y resiliencia – financiado por la Unión Europea – NextGenerationEU.
The working language of the Institute is English. Full command of the English language is required in all positions.
IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to equal opportunities, diversity and the promotion of a healthy work environment and work-life balance. Female applicants are encouraged to apply to our research and technical positions. See our Gender Equality Plan here.
Applications are processed upon reception. The position might be closed once the minimum publication days have passed, so we encourage early application.
Besides on-the-job technical training, IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to training the Institute’s scientists and staff in “soft” or transversal skills. See the available training here.
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To participate in the selection process, it is necessary to apply through the offer published on the IMDEA Materials website: https://jobs.materials.imdea.org/offer/232