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Open positions

REPOL-EID offers 3 Early Stage Researcher’s (ESR) positions in the field of recycled polyolefins. Recruited researchers must spend at least 50% of their time in the industrial partner (Borealis)

ESR1. Development of Polymer Blend Nanocomposites (PBNANOs) from Recycled Plastics

Recruiting Institution: University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)-POLYMAT (Spain, 18 months)

Secondment Institution: Borealis (Austria, 18 months)

ESR2. Crystallization of recycled polyolefin blends: from molecular characterization to processing

Recruiting Institution: University of Genova (Italy, 18 months)

Secondment Institution: Borealis (Austria, 18 months)

ESR3. Use of commercial block copolymer for recycled polymer blend compatibilization

Recruiting Institution: Borealis (Austria, 18 months)

Secondment Institution: University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)-POLYMAT (Spain, 18 months)


To meet the Marie Sklodowska Curie eligibility conditions, candidates must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. Not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting institution for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately before the recruitment date
  2. At the date of the recruitment, be in the first four years of their research careers
  3. Not have been awarded a doctoral degree

If you meet these requirements, please send your applications through the link below:

Personal Information

Apply for the ESR position (in case more than one option is chosen, please, select te order of preference)

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Attached Documents

* you must include the following documents in one single PDF file (max. 10 MB):

  1. Motivation letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Transcripts and certifications from university:
    1. Bachelor degree, including class ranking if possible
    2. Master degree (or equivalent), including class ranking if possible
  4. Names of at least two references who are willing to write a letter of recommendation on your behalf (they may be contacted by us)
  5. Any other relevant documents