1PhD POSITION (ICIQ PhD Fellowship Programme 2020)

The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) establishes the PhD Fellowship Programme with the aim to support excellent students from all over the world to enrol in a training and research programme in the area of chemistry ultimately leading to the completion of a Doctoral Thesis in partnership with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). The programme will also contribute to their professional development and next career steps, both in academia and industry.

 This objective is achieved by:

 The performance of an individual research project under the direction of an internationally renowned group leader in a creative and stimulating scientific environment.

  • Opportunities for short stays in renowned international research institutions.
  • Opportunities for complementary training in technical and soft skills designed to ensure a successful career: weekly scientific seminars, hands-on training in the use of state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation, IP management, entrepreneurship, research integrity, knowledge and technology transfer, grant’s applications, project management, communication skills and career development.

 The programme is addressed to highly qualified and talented graduate students with a keen interest in chemical research. Candidates should have an excellent academic record, strong commitment to scientific research and solid working knowledge of English.

 Admission to the programme is on a competitive basis.

 Description of the individual project:

 The group of Prof. Ballester is looking for a highly talented and motivated national or international student who wish to do their PhD under optimum conditions in a modern and stimulating environment, equipped with high-level instruments and technological resources. In partnership with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV), ICIQ offers the PhD program Chemical Science and Technology. The PhD candidate will be working on the supramolecular chemistry field using molecular and supramolecular synthetic receptors for their application in catalysis and sensing of biologically relevant molecules.

 

 Preferred skills or background:

-          Excellent Academic transcripts

 

-          Masters degree in Chemistry.

 -         Good communication skills

 -         Good level of spoken and written English

 -          High motivation for scientific research

 

 

1 Master POSITION (ICIQ Master Projects Fellowship 2020)

 

The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) establishes the Master Projects Fellowship Programme with the aim to support university graduates from all over the world to enrol in the URV / ICIQ Master in Synthesis, Catalysis and Molecular Design or other Master programmes and to follow a research project in the area of chemistry that ultimately leads to the completion of a Master Degree.

 

The Master programme will be developed in English and the students will take advantages of ICIQ’s cutting edge facilities.

 

These grants are addressed to highly qualified and talented graduate students with an enthusiastic interest in chemistry research. The students will have the opportunity to join one of the research groups at the ICIQ and will follow an individual master research project under the direction of an internationally renowned group leader in a creative and stimulating scientific environment.

 

Selected graduate students will be awarded a scholarship for full-time studies in order to achieve the Master degree.

One Master positionis open in Ballester Group at ICIQ, Tarragona (Spain) in the framework of the project “Supramolecular sensing of biologically relevant molecules".

Important dates

 

Call opening

June 1st 2020

First call deadline

July 10th 2020

Final call deadline (for positions not covered before the first call deadline)

August 23rd 2020

Start of fellowships

September-October 2020

 

 

Contact info

Prof. Pablo Ballester (ICIQ-ICREA)
Institut Català d'Investigació Química
Av. Països Catalans, 16
43007 Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain)

Phone:   (+34) 977 920 206
E-mail:   pballester (at) iciq.es

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