Post-doctoral Position in Photodetectors, ICFO, Spain

Postdoctoral Position in ICFO

Post-doctoral Position in Photodetectors: ICFO is offering a postdoctoral position to a well-qualified, highly motivated, and dynamic young scientist who wishes to enhance his/her scientific career in a friendly and stimulating environment.

Post-doctoral Position in Photodetectors with 2D Materials Heterostructure

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Photodetectors with 2D Materials Heterostructure

Location: ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain

Eligibility/Qualification: Candidates must hold an internationally-recognized Ph.D.-equivalent degree (or evidence of its completion in the nearest future) preferably in Physics or Photonics. The candidate should have a proven track record of:

  • 2D materials device fabrication
  • Infrared and THz optics

Job Description: The successful candidate will be joining the Quantum Nano-Optoelectronics group led by Prof. Dr. Frank Koppens and will develop the following tasks:

  • Fabrication of devices
  • Evaluation of the photoresponse
  • Design of the devices
  • Simulations
  • Supervising PhD student(s)

Funded by MCIN/AEI/ 10.13039/501100011033 and by the “European Union NextGenerationEU/PRTR.”

ICFO is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are selected exclusively on merit and potential on the basis of submitted application material. No restrictions related to disabilities, citizenship, or gender apply to ICFO positions. ICFO abides by the principles of openness, efficiency, transparency, supportiveness, and international comparability as stated in the European Charter for Researchers and the European Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

Salaries for ICFO Postdoctoral positions are assigned by the Selection Committee, based on experience and seniority of the applicant, as well as the assigned tasks and responsibilities within the group. Standard salaries range from a lower level aligned with national Ramon-y-Cajal fellowships to higher levels aligned with Marie Skłodowska-Curie individual fellowships. The contract is offered for a period of 1 year. Additionally, a family allowance is also available on request and after corresponding approval for people with family charges in the terms described in the corresponding policy.

How to Apply: Suitable candidates are requested to submit:

  • Presentation letter with a declaration of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae, including contact details
  • The contact e-mail of two potential referees

Candidates will be assessed as they apply and the call will remain open until the suitable candidate is identified.

Last Date for Apply: Until positions are filled.

Candidates may contact for formal enquiries regarding the application, as well as address scientific enquiries to



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