Postdoctoral Position in “Polypeptide-based nanocarriers against topical infections” – POLYMAT

Publish date 19/09/2019
Sector of Activity

A one-year postdoctoral position starting no later than 1st of November 2019 is available in the group of Prof. Marcelo Calderón at the Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT Fundazioa.

Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Polymer Science, Chemistry, or Pharmacy, with a strong background in layer-by-layer assembly technology, nanogel synthesis, polypeptides, and in the development of polymeric materials for controlled drug delivery. Applicants should have a strong record of innovative scientific accomplishments as evidenced by first-author papers published or accepted in international recognized journals. Qualified candidates must also demonstrate outstanding communication skills, have a strong passion and commitment to science, and work well within a group. Good command of written and spoken English is a must (if preselected, a telephone or Skype interview will be carried out before any other appointment is made).

The selected candidate is expected to conduct research, write papers, reports and proposals, establish international collaborations and be willing to undertake research stays abroad. The position involves supervision of undergraduate students and the development of a research project in the area of soft-nanomaterials against infections in the skin.

Applications should be addressed to Prof. Marcelo Calderón and sent via e-mail with the subject ‘Postdoc Polypeptide’ in one single PDF to before September 30th, 2019 (it is recommended that applications are made as soon as possible as they will be considered upon arrival). They must include:

  1. A cover etter highlighting their interest in the position and the main research achievements.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. A short description of previous research (2-3 Pages).
  4. The names and contact addresses (e‐mail) of two academic referees.

It should be noted that only those applications that followed these guidelines will be considered!

Please note that because of the large number of applications expected, we will not be able to give individual feedback to unsuccessful applications.

POLYMAT has obtained the ‘HR Excellence in Research award‘. The award reflects our commitment to continuously improve our human resource policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers and our commitment to achieve fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures.

Career Opportunity / Job Vacancie Postdoctoral Position in "Polypeptide-based nanocarriers against topical infections"
Deadline 30/09/2019