Experienced researcher in Advanced Materials’ Characterization
Experienced researcher in Advanced Materials’ Characterization

Experienced researcher in Advanced Materials’ Characterization


Application deadline: 28/08/2023

We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to join our ongoing research efforts in conducting research activities related to the Scientific Area “Chemical Sciences” to be carried out within the theme “Characterization of Advanced Materials”.

The expected start date for this position is October 1, 2023.

Project Description

The successful candidate will join our experimental team in the creation of functional materials for electronic and optoelectronic applications, development of innovative photovoltaic technology based on organic materials, as well as the creation of biohybrid and bioinspired functional materials for fundamental studies on the relationship between molecular structure, self-organization properties in condensed phases and function (charge transport, light emission) and the production of graphene-based composite materials.

The job location is at CNR-ISOF Institute (Bologna, Italy) in the frame of the Project “Advanced Materials’ Characterization“

Start date of project: 01/02/2022 end date: 31/12/2026.

Job Description/Responsibilities
You will perform experimental research, both individually and as part of our team, in the field of chemistry and materials science. Depending on your background and interests, you may contribute to aspects such as the following:

  1. Production and development of graphene-based composite materials.
  2. Electro-spinning of carbon-based materials.
  3. Structural characterization of carbon-based materials using microscopy techniques.
  4. Electrical characterization of carbon-based materials

In doing so, you will take advantage of the extensive infrastructure and expertise available in our team and division. Your research will benefit from regular interactions with our collaborators based in neighbouring divisions as well as with our international partners in the project. We expect you to contribute to the informal supervision of younger graduate students.

a) Degree in Physics, Engineering, Chemistry or Industrial Chemistry, obtained according to the legislation in force prior to the D.M. 509/99, or a specialist/master’s degree (Ministerial Decree of 5 May 2004),
a professional curriculum suitable for carrying out research activities;

b) All qualifications obtained abroad (degree diploma, doctorate and any other qualifications) must be, as a rule, previously recognized in Italy according to the legislation in force subject (information on the website of the Ministry of University and Scientific Research: www.miur.it). The equivalence of the aforementioned qualifications obtained abroad that have not already been recognized in Italy with the foreseen formal procedure mentioned above, will be evaluated, solely for the purpose of admission of the
candidate for this selection, by the selection board set up pursuant to art. 6, paragraph 1
of the Disciplinary;

c) experience in the field of the subject referred to in art. 1 declared in the manner referred to in art. 4;

d) knowledge of the English language;

e) knowledge of the Italian language (only for foreign candidates)

Contract Terms
This position is a full-time temporary employment for one year, renewable for multiple years. You need to have documented experience in using the MS-Office package; Good Knowledge of English language;

Application Procedure
The call for application ISOF_269_2023_BO is available to these links:

CV :  (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal Letter : (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-2 pages where you:

• Introduce yourself

• Describe your previous research fields and main research results

• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other Documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Application Deadline:                             August 28, 2023

For questions, please contact:              

                                                                       Tel: 0516399930