Postdoctoral Position – Magnetic Nanomaterials, University of Barcelona, Spain

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Postdoctoral Position – Magnetic Nanomaterials: A Postdoctoral position is open at the University of Barcelona in the ‘Laboratory of Nanostructured and Nanocomposite Materials (LM2N).’ The position is funded by the AGAUR agency of the Catalan Government and is part of the project “Nanoscaled hybrid magnetic materials: new key actors unleashing solar overall water splitting (SOLMAG-H).” The project is highly collaborative, involving researchers from various institutions, and focuses on the use of magnetic nanomaterials to enhance hydrogen production in water splitting reactions.

Postdoctoral Position – Magnetic Nanomaterials for Enhanced Hydrogen Production

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Area: Magnetic Nanomaterials, Hydrogen Production, Water Splitting
Location: University of Barcelona, Spain

  • PhD in a relevant field.
  • Previous experience in electrochemistry techniques.
  • Knowledge in photolelectrocatalysis for energy production is highly valued.
  • Good level of English, especially for scientific writing.

Job Description: The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Synthesis of magnetic-based nanocatalysts.
  • Structural and physico-chemical characterization.
  • Evaluation of the photocatalytic performance.


  • Full-time contract.
  • Duration: 1 year (extendable for 1 more year).
  • Latest starting date: July 2024.

About LM2N Group: The LM2N group, affiliated with the Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry at UB, specializes in fabricating novel nanomaterials for clean energy, biomedicine, and data storage applications. The group focuses on the colloidal synthesis of semiconductor and magnetic nanocrystals, with an emphasis on the rational design of hybrid systems. LM2N is committed to consolidating unique research lines at UB and fostering innovation.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit the following documents to by 15/04/2024:

  1. Full CV.
  2. Letter of Interest.
  3. Contact Details of two senior researchers supporting the application.

Last Date for Apply: 15 April 2024

Note: The position offers a collaborative and multidisciplinary research environment with the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge projects in the field.


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