KTT Intern

The Institute of Photonic Sciences


September 25, 2022


KTT Intern

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 intern who will join the Knowledge and Technology Transfer team reporting to the Head of Unit. The position is offered with a duration of two years.

The main responsibilities (although not exclusive) for this position are to provide support to ICFO's Knowledge and Technology Transfer unit through tasks related to:

• Valorisation of technological assets. • Generation of demonstrators and technical/commercial information in relation to technological assets. • Evaluation of the market potential of the assets. • Participation in initiatives to monitor innovation at a European level, conducting technological compatibility studies, and assessing possible synergies between them. • Management and supervision of scientific and technical facilities in the context of providing technical services to third parties. • Benchmarking the Institute's capacities, including those of its scientific and technical services, at a European level.

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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:

• A University degree o equivalent. • Languages: English, Catalan and Spanish. • Have organizational, planning and analytical skills. • Have excellent written and oral communication skills. • Have an eye for detail, responsibility, and an eager-to-learn attitude. • Show demonstrated ability to perform tasks both, independently and as part of a team. • Have experience in project management. • Strong interest in technology transfer.


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