Our group is seeking a talented young chemist or material scientist to join a team working in a prestigious project funded by the European Commission. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and work in a challenging and cutting-edge research environment.

Research topic: “SERS-active substrates for the detection of art materials and degradation products”.  (Materials Today, 2014, 17, 358(link is external))

Project Title: “NanoRestART(link is external): NANOmaterials for the REStoration of works of ART” (Prof. Massimo Lazzari).

Research Center: CIQUS, University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

Research Group: Fun-Nanotech, Prof. Massimo Lazzari.

Starting Date and Term:  August 2015, 3 years contract (annual evaluation).


Bachelor degree in Chemistry, Materials Science.

Be accepted in the Master of Chemistry or in some PhD Programs at the USC at the time of the signature of the pre-doctoral contract.

We seek outstanding individuals with initiative, creativity and team-working ability.

Previous experience in research activities in material science, chemistry, and optics as well as Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) spectroscopy and nanoimprint lithography will be highly considered.

The name and email of two contacting professors or researchers that know the candidate should be provided.

Applications: Send a brief CV (maximum 2 pages) by e-mail to massimo.lazzari@usc.es(link sends e-mail), indicating in the subject NANORESTART (646063).