OFERTA RESEARCH TECHNICIAN (EMERGENTS)

DATA DE PUBLICACIÓ

01/09/2017

DATA LÍMIT PRESENTACIÓ OFERTES

15/09/2017

EMAIL ENVIAMENT CV

call@icra.cat

DESCRIPCIÓ DE L'OFERTA

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB

  • Position: Research Technician
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • Expected start: October 2017
  • Temporal position. The position for 5 months
  • Gross salary package: 20.000 €/year divided into 12 payments

 

JOB PURPOSE / PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Analysis of emerging contaminants in environmental samples such as waters by LC-MS-MS.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform sample preparation and analysis by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) techniques of emerging contaminants in water samples collected during 2017 and 2018 in different points of Catalonia.

Sample preparation includes an extraction step, based on solid phase extraction (SPE). Instrumental determination must be carried out by LC-MS/MS.

Method validation parameters, including recoveries, repeatability, limits of detection and limits of quantification, will be assessed for each target analyte. Then, the validated analytical methods will be applied to the determination of the target compounds in the corresponding field samples. Finally, reports including all these results will be elaborated.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & SELECTION CRITERIA

Must Have – Required

Experience:

Experience in analysis at trace level of emerging contaminants in environmental samples:

  • Familiar with SPE to extract emerging contaminants from water samples
  • Knowledge on the development and application of methodologies based on LC coupled to low and high-resolution MS-MS techniques of application in the analysis of emerging contaminants, e.g. LC-Orbitrap-MS

 

Knowledge: Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Skills: Microsoft Office. Catalan, Spanish and English. Statistics.

Others: Availability and mobility to work most of the time in the Barcelona area.

Desirable: Previous collaborations in research projects and groups.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & ENTITLEMENTS

Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work.

International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a member of a young and growing research group.

Continuous training in a high-quality environment.

 

HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION PROCESS

Documentation Submitted: CV and cover letter

Aplications and Deadline for applications:

Send the required documents to call@icra.cat indicating ref. ‘Tech_EMERGENTS’ in the subject of the email.

The deadline to submit the required documentation is September, 15th 2017.

Selection process:

  • Pre-selection: will be based on CV, experience, skills and motivation letter.
  • Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.
  • Offered Position: Job Offer will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview.

 

In ICRA we are committed to maintaining and developing a work environment in which the values and principles of our organization are respected and equal opportunities between women and men be promoted in each of the areas in which we operate, not tolerating discrimination based on criteria such age, sex, marital status, race, ethnicity, disabilities, political leanings or sexual orientation. 

Recruitment will be carried out as provided for in Article 15 of Royal Legislative Decree 1/1995 of 24 March passing the text of the Workers' Statute Act, in accordance with the provisions of Article  2 of Royal Decree 2720/98 of 18 December (B.O.E. 8 January 1999), Act nº 12/2001 of July 9 (B.O.E. 10 July) and concordant regulations.

The principle of equality between men and women is taken into account, in accordance with Article 14 of the Spanish Constitution, the EU Directive of 9 February 1976 and the provisions of the Agreement of the Council of Ministers of March 4, 2005, passing the Plan for gender equality in the General State Administration.

Universal accessibility for persons with disabilities is taken into account, in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 1 of Act nº 51/2003 of 2 December on equal opportunities, and 5% of vacancies are reserved provided the candidates pass the selection processes and are able to accredit disability and compatibility in performing the tasks so that we will progressively reach 2% of the total workforce.