PhD Position – ERC CoG Project – ICMM-CSIC, Madrid, Spain

International Postdoctoral Researcher at CITIUS, Spain

PhD Position – ERC CoG Project: The Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM-CSIC) is offering a 4-year PhD position as part of the EU-funded ERC CoG 2023 project, “Thermal Modulators based on novel 2D MXene materials for nearly isothermal battery operation” (THERMO2DEAL). This project focuses on the synthesis of 2D MXenes using Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) techniques and the development of electrochemical devices based on them.

PhD Position – ERC CoG Project – Synthesis of 2D Materials (MXenes) with Chemical Vapor Deposition

Designation: PhD Student (Early Stage Researcher)

Research Area: Chemistry, Solid State Physics

Location: Madrid, Spain


Education Level: Master Degree or equivalent✔️
Languages: English✔️
Research Experience: 1 – 4 years✔️

Job Description: The selected candidate will be responsible for synthesizing 2D MXenes using Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) techniques, controlling their physico-chemical properties, thickness, and homogeneity. Additionally, they will develop electrochemical devices based on these MXenes. The candidate must possess strong skills in material synthesis, particularly with CVD techniques, and have experience with material characterization techniques such as Raman, XRD, and XPS.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send their CV, BSc and MSc grade lists, publication list (if applicable), documentation proving English proficiency, letters of recommendation, and a motivation letter to Interviews will be conducted via video conference. For further information, contact

Last Date for Apply: July 1, 2024

Where to Apply:

Work Location(s):

  • Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM)
  • Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, 3, Madrid, 28049, Spain



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