Experienced researcher in Materials for Water Treatment
Experienced researcher in Materials for Water Treatment

Experienced researcher in Materials for Water Treatment


Application deadline: 31/08/2023

We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to join our ongoing efforts in conducting research activities related to the scientific area of Chemical Sciences, in particular on Materials for Water Treatment.

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

Project Description

The successful candidate will join our experimental team in carrying out research activities at the CNR Institute for Organic Synthesis and Photoreactivity, to develop materials for the removal of emerging pollutants from drinking water, within the Project “Give plastic wastes from the production of hollow-fiber membranes a second life – LIFE REMEMBRANCE”

The job location is at CNR-ISOF Institute (Bologna, Italy).

Start date of project: 01/09/2021 end date: 28/02/2025.

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:

  • Graphene-based composite preparation and its characterization;
  • Adsorption isotherms, filtration procedures;
  • Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS);
  • High-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (HPLC-UV and LC/MS);
  • Technologies and procedures for purifying water from emerging pollutants and PFASs.

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) Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Chemistry obtained according to the regulations in force prior to M.D. 509/99, or Master’s/Master’s Degree (M.D. May 5, 2004), of 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: https://www.mur.gov.it/ithttps://www.mur.gov.it/it/aree-tematiche/afam/offerta-formativa-afam/riconoscimenti-titoli-esteri-afam). 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 research field as described in art. 1 and in art. 4 of the official call for application;

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 31, 2023

For questions, please contact:              

                                                                       Tel: 0516399930