Senior Postdoctoral Scientist – Nanotechnology Job
Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology
Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
Senior Postdoctoral Scientist
is required to work at the Nanobioelectronics & Biosensors Group at Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (www.nanocat.org) in Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain.
Start Date: July 1st, 2011
Duration: permanent position
Description: The candidate should be a highly motivated and experienced scientist in
the fields of nanobioelectronics and biosensors. Previous experience of the candidate in
the design and application of nanomaterials (i.e. nanoparticles, nanochannels) based
electrochemical sensors for DNA, protein and cell analysis is required.
The objective of the candidate’s work will be to design novel devices and systems with
improved performance and shown progress beyond the state of the art technologies.
Strong background in electrochemistry and overall in ultrasensitive electrocatalytic
approaches based on the use of nanoparticles with interest to design novel biosensors
are required. The candidate should also have previous experience in biosensor
applications in clinical field. Her/his previous experience in the application of
electrochemical biosensors in real clinical samples in collaboration with clinical
laboratories should be of special interest to promote the technology to the end users.
Shown experience in the technologic validation of his/her previous research in terms of
patents as well as the participation in international projects will be evaluated. The
successful candidate will fit well into a collaborative environment and needs to exhibit
strong leadership and excellent communication skills.
Please submit: Complete CV; a summary of research experience and interest; three
references (names, address and e-mails).
Person to contact: Prof. Arben Merkoçi
Email address: email@example.com
Job Location:Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain