Pre-doctoral position - Low Dimensional Spin Devices

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


Pre Doctoral Researcher


to work on


Low Dimensional Spin Devices 


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 Nanodevices Group, led by Casanova Fernández, Felix / Hueso Arroyo, Luis ( / The group counts with extensive research facilities for fabrication and characterization of devices and several active research lines spanning from nanofabrication to 2D electronics and spin transport.


The candidate will join a research line focusing on different research themes: Spintronics, Multifunctional devices and Advanced nanofabrication. We are mostly interested in the electronic properties of systems in reduced dimensions. More information can be found at

The aim of the project is to explore new low-dimensional materials and architectures for the next generation of spin-based devices


The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Physics or in a similar field and meet the following requirements:

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English 
  • Self-motivated and a team player willing to coordinate the research in a particular topic. 

Although not compulsory, previous knowledge in the following will be considered:

  • Spintronics.
  • Nanofabrication (e-beam lithography, materials growth and characterization, etching)
  • Electrical transport measurements

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 01/09/2022 and for a total length of up to 12 months (01/09/2022 - 31/08/2023) in the Nanodevices Group. The contract will be funded by the Spanish Minsitry’s Proyectos de Generación de Conocimiento 2021 Call (Project PID2021-122511OB-I00, funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033/ FEDER, UE)


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

  1. A complete CV 


The deadline for applications is 15/08/2022.



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