Specialist in Automatization of Helium recovery system with PLC platform

The Nanoscience Cooperative Research Center, CIC nanoGUNE, located in Donostia / San Sebastian, Basque Country (Spain), is currently looking for a



to work on


Automatization of Helium recovery system with a PLC platform 



NanoGUNE is a research center devoted to conducting world-class nanoscience research for a competitive growth of the Basque Country. NanoGUNE is a member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA) and is recognized by the Spanish Research Agency as a María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence.


The position is offered in the Quantum-Probe Microscopy group, led by Pascual Nacho (ji.pascual@nanogune.eu). The goal of our research is to elucidate the laws of magnetism, optics, and electronics at the scale of atoms and molecules. We use low-temperature Scanning-Probe Microscopy to study the basic quantum phenomena behind the macroscopic behavior of matter and to manipulate their basic atomic components.The candidate will join a research line focusing on the molecular physics, nanoscale optoelectronics, superconductivity in low dimensions as well as the image gallery. More information can be found at https://www.nanogune.eu/en/research/groups/quantum-probe-microscopy.


The aim of the project is programing and automatizing several laboratory processes including the flow control of a helium liquified plant.


The successful candidate will have a Degree of Bachelor, FP, or similar with experience in programming various automatization languages, including Python, Labview, and PLC programming.


We promote teamwork in a diverse and inclusive environment and welcome all kinds of applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion, or sexual orientation.


The position is expected to start in 09/08/2024 and for a total length of up to 1 month.


Candidates should apply by completing the form below and attaching the following documents:

  1. A complete CV 
  2. A cover letter


The deadline for applications is 21/07/2024.



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