People Development Coordinator (maternity replacement)


The mission of the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) is to achieve the highest level of scientific and technological excellence in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Its research lines focus on the newly-discovered physical and chemical properties that arise from the behavior of matter at the nanoscale. ICN2 has been awarded with the Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence distinction for two consecutive periods (2014-2018 and 2018-2022). ICN2 comprises 19 Research Groups, 7 Technical Development and Support Units and Facilities, and 2 Research Platforms, covering different areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Job Title: People Development Coordinator (maternity replacement)

Department: Human Resources

Department Description:

The Human Resources Department focuses on our people on a daily basis by providing effective talent attraction, selection, development and assessment processes and people-friendly guidelines and tools. HR mission is to support growth and career development building together with our scientists an attractive institutional environment. Our policies contribute to make ICN2 a workplace with a friendly environment where our people enjoy working, share their experiences, and exchange new ideas with one another.

We are awarded with the HR Excellence in Research Badge by the European Commission. The Award recognizes our commitment with career development, equal opportunities, transparency and favourable working conditions. 

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Recruitment and selection.
  • Welcome to new employees.
  • Manage the general Annual Training Plan.
  • Development projects as PhD Programme, Postdoc Programme, Community, and other projects related with the career development.
  • The profile will receive support from the HR Support officer.


  • Education:

Degree in Psychology or similar.

  • Knowledge

Fluent in English.

  • Professional Experience

3 years in similar position.

Knowledge of the scientific environment (very valued)

  • Personal Competences

Communication skills

Ability to design and execute projects following specific items and deadlines


Enthusiasm and empathy  

Summary of conditions:

  • Full time work (37,5h/week)
  • Contract Length: maternity replacement.
  • Location: Bellaterra (Barcelona)
  • Salary will depend on qualifications and demonstrated experience.
  • Support to the relocation issues.
  • Life Insurance.

Estimated Incorporation date: End of 2022

How to apply:

All applications must be made via the ICN2 website and include the following:

  1. A full CV including contact details.
  2. 2 referee contacts.
  3. 2 Reference letters or referee contacts.

Applications will be continuously reviewed. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

Equal opportunities:

ICN2 is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities.

ICN2 is following the procedure for contract of people with disabilities according with article 59 of the Royal Decree 1/2015, of 30 of October.