Basic competencies:

  1. Systematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of the skills and methods of research associated with that field.
  2. Ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adopt a substantial process of research or creation.
  3. Ability to contribute to the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
  4. Ability to carry out a critical and assessment analysis and synthesis of new and complex ideas.
  5. Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and society in general about their areas of knowledge in the ways and languages commonly used in the international scientific community.
  6. The ability to promote in academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advances in a knowledge-based society.

Personal abilities and skills:

  1. Knowing how to handle certain tasks in contexts where there is little specific information.
  2. Finding the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem.
  3. Designing, creating, developing and launching new and innovative projects in their field of knowledge.
  4. Working both in team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context.
  5. Integrating knowledge, handling complexity, and making judgments with limited information.
  6. The criticism and intellectual defence of solutions.

Other competencies:

  1. Ability to transform the results of the research into transferable systems to research laboratories and/or to the industrial and business sector by using the tools of the Sustainable Chemistry.
  2. Being able to lead projects to replace pollutant production processes (waste generators, energy consumers or other dangerous methods) and/or to design new more friendly processes.
  3. Being able to lead projects to integrate in a production process one or several tools of the Sustainable Chemistry.
  4. Skill to structure and write down the obtained results in form of articles for lectures and scientific magazines, and to compose viable R&D projects.