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[Met-jobs] IC3 - Barcelona - Phyicist or Electronic Engineer

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Date Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:17:16 +0100

Physicist or Electronic Engineer specialized in the field of magnetic and optical lenses


IC3 Headquarters in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain      

GEneral description and work environment

The Institut Català de Ciències del Clima (IC3) is a climate institution created by the Government of Catalunya and the University of Barcelona, aiming at understanding of current and future climate at both global and regional scales, while aiming at improve and further develop technical capabilities and tools to simulate unprecedented changes in climate impacts on societies and economies. IC3 focus on the Mediterranean regions, tropical Africa, South America and Southeast Asia.


Within IC3, the Laboratory for the Atmospheres & Oceans (LAO) encompasses the bulk of technical developments needed to sample and monitor the climate. Infrastructure and equipments for characterization of atmospheric composition are also developed as a part of the frontier technologies and new concepts in environmental monitoring. The LAO is actively working towards the development of new aircraft deployed measurement instruments, with high-precision and accuracy, for discriminating compounds in very diluted air samples. The LAO maintains an active collaboration with many international institutions, labs and manufacturer companies devoted to innovation in novel analytical technologies. The LAO is formed by a mixture of expertises, ranging from telecommunications and chemical engineers, physicists, agricultural engineers, biologists and environmental scientists.


For more details about the research institute, please have a look at our website



We are looking to recruit a 12+12 month full-time Physicist or Electronic Engineer specialized in the field of magnetic and optical lenses.


-          Skills in electromagnetic and optical lenses for the analyses and/or determination of signal emissions.

-          Ability to deal with the improvement and optimization of mechanical devices and magnetic detectors applied to the world of biosciences (biofilms, biochip analyzers..)

-          The job includes working on technology developed to apply plastic techniques for biofilters and biological identification.

-          Interest in working in the field of biomolecules.

-          The candidate should be well-trained in the development of new technologies & innovation.

-          Travel availability (open to spend a period of 6 months in the US).

conditions and application procedures

The position is opened for 12+12 months. The position starts 15 February 2013 or as soon as possible after that date. Gross salary 29.087 – 30.591 EU per year.


To apply, please send your CV and application letter with the following subject “Application for the BIOLAB TEC” by e-mail to

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