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Job Description

Position: Technician for the development of controlled environmental gas sensors   

NanoChronia is all about innovation in gas sensor systems. Based in Tarragona and Barcelona, Spain, our friendly and international team of entrepreneurs specializes in the development of electrical engineering and electronic components for the gas sensing industry.

Researchers at NanoChronia have designed and patented environmental gas sensors and sensor systems. We offer a contract for the development of the associated electronic systems for sensor driving, readout and data transmission.


  • Development of electronic circuits for the implementation of sensor driving and readout. Verification and improvement of electronic device boards.
  • Development and programming of microcontroller-based systems.
  • Design and manufacture of PCBs. Define layout constraints and HW Project plan.
  • Characterization of environmental gas sensors in laboratory conditions. Programming of temperature, gas concentration and humidity patterns/profiles.
  • Programming of electronic laboratory equipment (Matlab programming of instrumentation equipment).
  • Data acquisition and processing.
  • Writing of reports and technical protocols.
  • Manage, monitor, and report project risks.

Candidate Profile & requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Electronic Eng., Telecommunications Eng., or similar. Master’s Degree or current enrollment in a Master preferred, but not compulsory (e.g. MEI at URV).

Experience in the following aspects will be considered:

  • Microcontroller programming: C++, Python, Assembler.
  • Sensor design and characterization. System modeling.
  • Instrumentation programming (LabView, Matlab, etc.).
  • Design of electronic circuits. Embedded systems programming.
  • Design of analog and digital circuits.


  • Part-time position (20 h)
  • Workplace: URV Campus Sescelades, Avda. Països Catalans, 26, 43007 Tarragona
  • Contract: Temporary, 12 months.
  • Starting date: October 2023

Hiring Process

  • Selection of CV’s. Suitable and unsuitable CV’s will be identified according to the requirements. Applicants who do not meet the requirements indicated in the candidate profile and requirements will not pass to the next phase.
  • Evaluation of the CV. Evaluation of the CVs up to a maximum score of 50 points.
  • Motivation Letter. Attached to the resume a motivation letter with a maximum length of 2500 characters with spaces. With a maximum score of 10 points.

To access the interview phase, it is necessary to have obtained a minimum score of 35 points in the sum of scores of the evaluation of the curriculum and motivation letter

  • Personal interview. With a maximum score of 40 points.
Items 40
Attitude 5
Previous experience 30
Team work 5

Click here to apply online.