Research Fellow – Advanced solutions for porcelain products International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory INL Portugal

Ref.07.17.141 – Research Fellow – Advanced solutions for porcelain products


Employer: Int. Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL)

Location: Braga, Portugal

Department: Nanoelectronics Engineering

Unit: Nanodevices

Job Type: Full time

Contract Duration: 24 months
Closing Date:
September 21st, 2017 23:00 (Lisbon time)
Salary: Competitive package and benefits




INL is seeking a qualified Post-doctoral Research Fellow to work on a project to deal with advanced solutions for porcelain products in a collaborative project between INL (Department of Nanoelectronics Engineering and Department of Micro and Nanofabrication) and Costa Verde Ceramics.   

Job Role & Key Responsibilities

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will undertake the following main activities and responsibilities:

  • Develop solutions to minimize/mask metal marks arising from porcelain/cutlery interaction through surface micro-structuring;
  • Develop solutions to maintain a porcelain dish hot after inductive-microwave heating.


Job Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • PhD inApplied Physics, PhysicsEngineering or related technical fields;
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the topics:diffractive optics; optical coatings; inductive heating; thermal insulation;
  • International mobility experience will be valued.


Personal Skills

  • Strong motivation to work both independently and as part of a team in an interdisciplinary environment, with the ability to pay close attention to detail and to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in the dissemination of results to the scientific community are expected;
  • Capable of establishing collaborative ties with distinguished academic groups and relevant industry partners.




  • English is the working language of INL. Therefore, excellent communication skills in English are required.


What we offer


  • Employment contract and competitive compensation package;
  • Employees will also benefit of the various social facilities available at INL;
  • International and highly competitive environment in contact with leading edge technology.



How to Apply


International candidates are welcome to apply. Only applications in English will be accepted. The application is made online. Please click on the 'Apply' button;

Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae and University certificates. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Employment Agreement


If your application is successful and you accept our offer of employment, you will receive the employment agreement and all other relevant documents. If you are relocating, you will be given assistance by the HR Office.


If Your Application is Not Successful


We highly value the interest shown from applicants wishing to become a part of the INL experience. It is important for us to maintain good communications with candidates. No matter the outcome of the application, we always send the applicant an answer.



Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Principle


INL is an equal opportunity organisation, committed to providing equal career opportunities and firmly adheres to a principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issues.


Enquires should be made to:

The advertisement deadline may be extended at any time without previous notice in order to improve the suitability and effectiveness of the recruitment process.






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