Electronics Technician

The Institute of Photonic Sciences


September 23, 2022


Electronics Technician

ICFO is a research center located in the Mediterranean Technology Park in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, and currently hosts 400+ people, including researchers, PhD students and staff personnel. Today, in its area of specialization and category, the institute is consistently ranked among the highest-quality research institutions worldwide.

We are currently looking for an Electronics Technician who will join the team to give support in areas related to basic electronics, including the fabrication of circuits and prototypes requested by researchers for a variety of projects, under the supervision of the Electronic Workshop Head.

The main responsibilities (although not exclusive) for this position are as follows:

• Assembly of special cables, creation of printed circuits, soldering of electronic components in PCBs. • Assembly of customized instruments. • Repair damaged equipment. • Manage stock of electronics. • Billing of costs related to corresponding projects. • Creation of technical documentation.

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The position will be funded by the European Union-NextGeneration EU, through the “Programa Investigo”. As per indicated in the mentioned program, the candidates shall be between 16 and 29 years old, be officially unemployed at the time of recruitment and not contractually linked to ICFO within the previous 6 months.

In addition to the general requirements indicated in the “Programa Investigo”, the appointee must have:

• Minimum Vocational Training Degree in Electronics (CFGS in Mantenimiento Electrónico) or equivalent. • Additional training in related areas will be highly valued. • A minimum of B2 English Level and knowledge of Catalan and Spanish will be valued. • Previous experience in a similar position and in a public research center in the STEM field will be highly valued. • Service orientation, initiative, attention to detail, organizational commitment, and teamwork mentality. • Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills.


We offer:

• The opportunity to become a member of a dynamic and internationally recognized research institution. • Full-time two-year position. • Salary according to the institutional salary scales, to profile indicated in the call and background and experience of the candidate. • ICFO is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are selected exclusively on merit and potential on the basis of submitted application material. No restrictions of persons with disabilities, citizenship or gender apply to ICFO positions. ICFO abides by the principles of openness, efficiency, transparency, supportiveness, and international comparability as stated in the European Charter for Researchers and the European Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. • ICFO is committed to promoting and ensuring a working environment where individuals are treated with respect, equality and courtesy. In keeping with this goal, ICFO will not tolerate any type of conduct or behavior considered harassment or bullying. A Gender Equality Plan is in place at ICFO ensuring implementation of good practices and continuous enhancement in gender equality and work-life balance. More details: https: // www. icfo.eu/about-icfo/

The formal application should be submitted online via https:// jobs.icfo.eu.

Suitable candidates are requested to submit: • Presentation letter with a declaration of interest. • Curriculum Vitae, including contact details.

Candidates should be willing to be contacted by phone during the selection process and may contact icfojobs@icfo.eu for formal inquiries regarding the application.

The call will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.

For updated information about ICFO, please visit https:// www. icfo.eu

22nd of September, 2022