Fecha Celebracion: 15/05/2024
PhD Fellowship

A PhD Fellowship aimed at pursuing a PhD in Applied Chemistry and Polymer Materials at UPV-EHU is currently available within Dr. Danila Merino's group at the Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT Fundazioa (www.polymat.eu). The PhD fellow is expected to start on September 1st, 2024.
Applicants must hold a university or master’s degree in chemistry, engineering, biochemistry, or a related field, with demonstrated research experience in developing and characterizing sustainable polymer/composite materials for agrifood applications. Proficiency in plant-food science is also desirable.
A strong command of written and spoken English is essential. Following preselection, an interview will precede any further appointments. The chosen candidate will be responsible for conducting experimental research and producing reports and research publications.
Applications should be addressed to Dr. Merino and sent via email in one single PDF to danila.merino@polymat.eu before 07/06/2024 (applications will be considered upon arrival) including:
(i) Cover letter
(ii) Curriculum vitae
(iii) A statement of research interests, outlining the candidate's past research experience and future research goals.
(iv) The names and contact addresses (e-mail) of at least two academic referees.
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.
This contract will be funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (MCIN) and by the Spanish National Research Agency (AEI) through the Maria de Maeztu grant.