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ICFO (the NEST program): Tenure-track Group Leader Positions 

A generous private endowment conducts the program by the Cellex Foundation Barcelona and Fundacio Mir-Puig Barcelona. The organization offers outstanding opportunities for innovative young scientists aiming to start and lead an independent research group.

ICFO (Institute of Photonic Sciences) is looking for applications at the level of tenure-track Group Leader positions under the NEST program. 

Scholarship Details

ICFO conducts wide-scope research in various disciplines that use optics and photonics, nanotechnology, nanoscience, biosciences, and quantum sciences, and their applications encompassing all regions of science and technology. The program seeks ambitious young researchers/scientists with an innovative research program based on branches of science and engineering (mentioned below) that use light-based concepts or technology. Applications with proposals addressing multidisciplinary themes that complement ICFO’s existing core strengths are particularly welcome.

The NEST program offers a very generous start-up package, cutting-edge and custom-designed laboratories with state-of-the-art advanced facilities, and the most advanced engineering support.

Inquiries for information should be sent to Professor Lluis Torner, ICFO director, at

Level                           Scientist/ Tenure-track Group Leader
Subject areas             Optics and Photonics, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Quantum Sciences, Biosciences
Fellowship amount    Varies

Research/Study areas:

1.    Optics and Photonics
2.    Nanoscience
3.    Nanotechnology
4.    Quantum Sciences
5.    Biosciences


  1. Applications are open to ambitious young scholars with an innovative research theme at the forefront of any science and engineering technology branches that use light-based concepts or technologies.
  2. Applications with proposals addressing multidisciplinary areas that complement ICFO’s existing core strengths are welcome.
  3. Applicants should hold an excellent record of research achievements and publications in top-quality journals.
  4. All nationality are eligible: no restrictions of race to apply to the ICFO positions

Application Procedure:

  1. Applicants are to be submitted online the following documents:
  2. A statement of interests
  3. A research plan
  4. Complete the CV with research publications and the contact information for at least three references.

Note: Several vacancies are open. Review of applications will happen on a rolling basis.

Quick Overview

Type: Faculty
Organization: Spain: The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
Location: Spain
Fellowship Amount: Generous start-up package, Monthly Fellowship as per reglations
Eligibility: PhD, Postdoc
Other Info: Visit Website

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