The Aragon Nanoscience and Materials Institute (INMA) is looking for young people interested in doing their doctoral thesis in one of the following areas:
- Stimuli-responsive films for CO2 capture and environmental remediation – 3 contracts
- Nanomaterials for biomedicine – 4 contracts
- Hybrid Quantum Technologies – 3 contracts
INMA, a joint institute of the Spanish National Research Council and the University of Zaragoza located in the city of Zaragoza, offers the opportunity to train in an environment of academic and research excellence, and to specialize in cutting-edge areas of great scientific and social interest.
4 years of contract for the completion of the doctoral thesis within the call for predoctoral contracts 2022 of the State Research Agency (AEI), within the framework of Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu (SO and MDM) eligible projects.
REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDATES
- hold a university degree in any branch of Natural Sciences or Engineering, including Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Biology, Chemical Engineering, etc.
- have completed a Master’s degree before the start date of the contract, expected from September 2023.
PROCEDURE AND DEADLINES
Electronic submission of applications by the candidates on the website https://aplicaciones.ciencia.gob.es/rus/
- Deadline: 26 January 2023, 14.00.
- It is only possible to select a single project from the lists of projects eligible for support under this call.
- The specific thesis projects and their tutors for the 10 contracts in the areas indicated above are the following (download list in pdf):
|REFERENCE (*)||PRIORITY LINE||THESES PROJETS (**)||THESIS TUTORS|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-1||STIMULI-RESPONSIVE FILMS FOR CO2 CAPTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION (I)||Stimuli-responsive nanostructured membranes for water remediation using nanofiltration||Carlos Téllez & Alberto Concellón|
|Light responsive nano composite films for wastewater remediation.||María Bernechea & M. Pilar Lobera|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-2||STIMULI-RESPONSIVE FILMS FOR CO2 CAPTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION (II)||Stimuli-responsive graphene oxide-based membranes for CO2 separation||Patricia Gorgojo & Rosa Merino|
|Laser-pyrolysis synthesis of single-atom catalysts for CO2 capture and remotely triggered hydrogenation||Francisco Balas & Gema Martínez|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-3||STIMULI-RESPONSIVE FILMS FOR CO2 CAPTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION (III)||Highly permeable and CO2 selective photo-switchable membranes based on azobenzenbene@MOF systems||Jonas Gurauskis & Joaquín Coronas|
|Ultra-thin films of metal-organic materials modifiable by external stimuli||Ignacio Gascón & Olivier Roubeau|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-4||NANOMATERIALS FOR BIOMEDICINE (I)||Aerosolizatition of nanopoarticles on cell membranes to generate artificial exosomes||M. Pilar Lobera & Pilar Cea|
|Development of bactericidal nanostructured coatings in the prevention of urinary tract
infections associated with the use of catheters
|Manuel Arruebo &
Xermán de la Fuente
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-5||NANOMATERIALS FOR BIOMEDICINE (II)||Matryoshka-like nanoformulations for sustained therapeutic delivery||Silvia Hernández & Jesús del Barrio|
|Design of smart and biodegradable nanocapsules for the delivery of theragnostic agents
sensitive to the tumor environment
|Jesús Santamaría & Luisa de Cola|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-6||NANOMATERIALS FOR BIOMEDICINE (III)||Detection of respiratory viruses in aerosols by Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering||María Pilar Pina & Valeria Grazú|
|Fluorescence liquid biopsy cancer detection boosted by taylor-made dendritic polyelectrolytes||Luis T. Oriol & Teresa Sierra|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-7||NANOMATERIALS FOR BIOMEDICINE (IV)||Control by nanoaction of degrading enzymes of the extracellular matrix as an enhancement
strategy for treatments against pancreatic cancer
|Valeria Grazú & Lucía Gutierrez|
|Active structured scaffolds for the evaluation of nanotherapies for colorectal cancer.||Carlos Sánchez-Somolinos &
Jesús Martínez de la Fuente
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-8||HYBRID QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES (I)||Coherent control of spin molecular qudits by superconducting circuits||Fernando Luis & David Zueco|
|Physics-informed artificial intelligence techniques for quantum technologies||Sergio G. Rodrigo & David Zueco|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-9||HYBRID QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES (II)||Development of “hybrid quantum processors” and “quantum sensors for protein detection” based on “EPR-on-a-chip” technology through environmental deposition||Ana Isabel Gracia &
Jesús I. Martínez
|New quantum sensors and microprocessors based on hybrid technologies that combine
topological materials and superconducting materials
|Soraya Sangiao & J. M. De Teresa|
|CEX2021-001144-S-20-10||HYBRID QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES (III)||Quantum engineering of 2D ferromagnetic structures||Fernando Bartolomé & Jorge Lobo|
|Engineering Spin Qbits Supported by Atomically Precise Carbon Nanostructures||David Serrate & Jorge Lobo|
Notes on the table:
(*) Each Reference has a single FPI contract associated with it.
(**) At the end of the selection process, the selected candidate will be able to choose one of the two thesis projects associated with the reference chosen.
- Candidates interested in any of these thesis topics must choose the corresponding reference from column 1 of this table when generating their application.
- If the candidate is resident in Spain, must have electronic signature to submit the application.
Call for applications
Submission of the application
– For more information about the thesis projects, contact the corresponding tutors (their emails can be found on the INMA website https://inma.unizar-csic.es )
– For general questions about the application: contact Luis Martín-Moreno (email@example.com)