Reporting directly to the General Manager, the SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR will be responsible for:
The SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR will manage the budget of his/her area and he/she is also expected to:
The SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR is also expected to work as a team member with other parts of CIC energiGUNE to ensure the smooth operation and long-term prospects of the institution as a whole.
We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual capable of taking up this challenging opportunity to develop an ambitious research program. Applicants should have a high degree of initiative and should be open to intense interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants must demonstrate an internationally recognized scientific career path, including having headed European Projects involving consortiums of more than two countries. The candidate should hold a PhD in Solid-state Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, or related fields, as well as at least 10 years of direct R&D experience in research and development hydrogen technologies, with a proven track record publishing in high-impact factor journals. Having managed an ERC grant or similar will also be valued very positively.
We expect high readiness to work with strong engagement and creativity in an interdisciplinary and international environment.
Applicants should be fluent in English. Spanish conversation skills will be also desirable.