The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) invites applications to cover a Junior Group Leader position within the ICIQ Starting Career Programme (ICIQ-SCP), to start not later than September 2018.
The successful candidate will develop a research programme in one of the fields of activity of ICIQ (Catalysis, Artificial Photosynthesis, Activation of Small Molecules, Photovoltaics, Functional Molecular Assemblies, Chemical Biology) from either theoretical or experimental perspectives.
We are looking for talented and innovative young scientists, strongly committed to high quality frontier research and able to add new insights to the existing ICIQ core expertise. Only candidates with an outstanding record of research achievements and publications in top-quality journals will be considered.
Junior Group Leaders of the ICIQ-SCP receive a competitive salary, a generous start-up package (60.000 €/year), a completely equipped laboratory (three positions) and free full access to the ICIQ facilities (state-of-the-art instrumentation facilities, solvents and gases and management and administrative support). The contract is for an initial term of four years, renewable for an additional three years term upon evaluation. The advertised position is nontenurable.
Inquiries on this position may be addressed to the ICIQ director, Professor Miquel A. Pericàs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants are requested to submit a letter of interest accompanied by a full curriculum vitae, a description of previous accomplishments, a research plan up to 5 pages and the contact information for at least three references. Only external applications will be considered.
Deadline for application is April 16, 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview at ICIQ on June 12-13, 2017.