Predoctoral Researcher position to work on planning for the deployment of hydrogen systems

IMDEA Energy Institute is a María de Maeztu Center of Excellence whose objective is to develop R&D activities in the fields of renewable energies and clean energy technologies by establishing strong links with leading companies in the energy sector. (


IMDEA Energy is opening a Predoctoral Position for the Systems Analysis Unit to work on planning for the deployment of hydrogen systems in Spain.

  • Tasks Description:

The new researcher will join the research team of the project DESHEO aimed at establishing the deployment plan of hydrogen technologies in Spain. The new researcher will be I charge of:

-     Review of current and future techno-economic data on hydrogen energy systems and subsequent development of a specific techno-economic database, with a focus on hydrogen production technologies.

- Regional modelling, planning and roadmapping of the deployment of hydrogen production technologies, with a focus on Spain and renewable hydrogen.

- Collaboration in the development of enlarged planning strategies for hydrogen deployment by addressing current and future hydrogen demand and infrastructure.

- Dissemination and publication of research results in international scientific journals and conferences.


Compulsory Requirements: 

  • BSc in Energy Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalen
  • MSc in Economy, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Energy Planning or related areas. 

Merits to be value:

  • Knowledge of energy planning tools and geographical information systems.
  • Knowledge of fuel cells and hydrogen systems.
  • Participation in similar projects
  • Publications related to this research topic
  • Oral and written english skills.
Selection Criteria
  • Adequacy of the candidate´s training to the requested profile
  • Work experience related to the profile of the job position.
  • Knowledge of English





Remuneration: Between 19.000€ – 22.000€ per year, depending upon qualification and expertise.

Duration: One year with annual renewals depending on performance.


IMDEA Energía, Móstoles, Madrid


Final decisions will be personally communicated by e-mail to all candidates.