1 full-time Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position at HeatNMof Project

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Jun 2021

We are happy to announce the availability of 1 Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position of EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) funded by the HeatNMof H2020 project, an EU Innovative Training Network of MSCA.

About HeatNMof

HeatNMof aims to develop smart multifunctional drug nanocarriers based on versatile porous biocompatible nanometric Metal Organic Frameworks, associated with exceptional drug payloads and controlled releases, and photo- and/or magnetic inorganic nanoparticles, providing both a specific control of reactions inside living entities and additional properties such as imaging and/ or hyperthermia therapy. The successful development of this project, involving academic and industrial partners, will contribute not only to improve the highly societal relevant cancer therapy but also to train the next generation of materials scientists in a highly interdisciplinary and intersectorial research environment.

The HeatNMof consortium includes the following 10 European institutions as Beneficiaries (3 industrial companies, 3 research centers and 4 academics): IMDEA Energy Institute, Spain; Universidad Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France; University of Antwerp, Belgium; Immaterial Labs LTD, United Kingdom; Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse, France; University of Hamburg, Germany; Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy; Nanoscale Biomagnetics SL, Spain; ISERN Patentes y Marcas M SL, Spain. The HeatNMof program is coordinated by Patricia Horcajada (IMDEA Energy Institute, Spain).

Job description
  • Project Title: Core-shell growing of nanoMOFs onto magnetic inorganic nanoparticles. 
  • PhD Objectives: The aim of this PhD project is to prepare core-shell nanocomposites based on biocompatible porous Metal-Organic Frameworks (nanoMOFs) and magnetic inorganic nanoparticles. His/her tasks will also include the surface engineering and the encapsulation of drugs within the resulting nanocomposites.
  • Hosting institution: Advanced Porous Materials Unit at IMDEA Energy Institute (Móstoles-Madrid, Spain). The successful applicant is expected to register for PhD at University Rey Juan Carlos (Móstoles-Madrid, Spain) in 2021.
  • Expected starting date: June 2021
  • Contact details for application: Applications must be submitted online on the following link

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