Scientific Director at BCMaterials

BCMATERIALS – Basque Centre for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures is an autonomous research center that covers all aspects of research in Functional Materials with advanced Electric, Magnetic and Optical properties; from basic aspects to applications. Special activity is devoted to thin films materials and characterization techniques involving Large International Facilities, such as neutron and synchrotron radiation sources.

Following the successful completion of its launching phase, BCMaterials is now looking for a new Scientific Director with excellent scientific quality paired with proven human resources leadership that will lead the consolidation of the center for the future years. Applicants will have a background in either Physics, Chemistry or Engineering but with a strong commitment to the study of Advanced Materials.

The Scientific Director should be a person with a proven track record in the area of advanced materials and at least 15 years research experience after the completion of the PhD. He/ She should also have experience in managing a research institution and have international reputation in the field. The candidates may also demonstrate a record of invited presentations in well-established international conferences, granted projects, awards, prizes etc.

The position will carry competitive salary and excellent conditions of work. The envisaged starting date of the position will be autumn 2017 (or at the earliest convenience of the appointed candidate, and January 2018 at the latest).

Only researchers with a solid research track, senior level and international research experience will be considered.

Deadline: June 30th , 2017 (17:00 PM, CET).

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