Predoctoral Researcher position to work on the deployment of hydrogen systems in Spain

Application Form Deadline: Jan 25th, 2022

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 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 Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent.
  • Second degree and/or master in Industrial Organization, Industrial Management or Economy. Other engineering-related degree may be considered.

Merits to 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.
  • Language proficiency (English).


Selection Criteria
  • Adequacy of the candidate's training to the requested profile.
  • Work experience related to the profile of the job position.
  • Participation in similar projects.
  • Publications related to this research topic.
  • Knowledge of English.
  • Motivation for accomplishing high-quality research.
  • Remuneration: Between 19.500€ – 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.