Scientific group coordinator - Institute of Chemical Research

Sep 08, 2019
Sep 19, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) is seeking a Scientific group coordinator. This position will be funded by MCIU.

ICIQ is committed to performing excellent research at the frontier of knowledge in the broad area of chemistry (Catalysis, Artificial Photosynthesis, Activation of Small Molecules, Photovoltaics, Functional Molecular Assemblies and Chemical Biology, from either theoretical or experimental perspectives). The institute also aims at training the future generation of scientists by offering high-quality educational programmes to master, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers (Full details on ).

Our mission is to lead, from the vantage point of molecular science, cross-strategies for solving major social and economic challenges, such as climate change and sustainable supply of energetic and raw materials, thereby contributing to the establishment of a knowledge-based economy and improving citizens' quality of life in our influence area.

ICIQ is looking for a motivated researcher with a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, or Materials Science to carry out research in the group of Prof. Núria López on Modelling of catalytic materials.


We are looking for a person with a solid background in Theoretical Chemistry / Physics who has an interest in atomic-scale modelling and has performed studies and simulations applying density functional theory and microkinetic modelling, as well as electronic structure calculations by using periodic ab initio codes.

The candidate will write reports and scientific articles and tutor B. Sc., Master and PhD students.

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