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R2 Researcher – HEAT TO FUEL project

Resolution date July 28th 2017

PROPOSAL FOR THE ASSIGNEMENT OF R2 RESEARCHER – HEAT TO FUEL PROJECT


 

Publish date June 9th 2017
N.Ref.18/2017

R2 Researcher – HEAT TO FUEL project

Project Acronym:
HtF
Host Institution: Catalonia Institute for Energy Research - IREC
Area: Advanced Materials for Energy
Head of the Area: Prof. Joan Ramon Morante
Group: Energy storage
Group Leader: Prof. Joan Ramon Morante
Call for applications: Postdoc Position

The Energy Storage group at the Advanced Materials for Energy Area of IREC, lead by Prof. J.R. Morante,  announces a project postdoc position available for a highly motivated candidate to work in a H2020 project (LCE08 call) in the field of synthetic fuel production.

The candidate will be involved in the setup and catalyst evaluation in a lab scale Fischer Tropsch reactor.  The candidate will carry out catalyst characterization and optimization at IREC laboratories, as well as developing strategies for upscaling the catalyst synthesis routes developed within the project.  Additionally, the candidate will do experimental investigation by using a wire mesh reactor of char gasification kinetics and biomass pyrolysis.
Candidate must have a degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Engineering and preferably have completed a doctorate in a related field: heterogenerous catalysis or synthetic fuel production.  Additionally, must have a good level of spoken and written English language.

CV must additionally reflect candidate’s motivation and experience on characterisation techniques, gas and liquid analysis for reaction monitoring, reaction simulation tools (ASPEN, COMSOL,…) and writing technical project deliverables.

Interested candidates should send a detailed CV and motivation letter to Dr. Teresa Andreu ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Indicate reference “HEAT TO FUEL”. Candidates should be available for starting by Setember.

Additional information:
- CV, personal references and a motivation letter have to be sent to Dr. Teresa Andreu ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), indicating the reference “ HEAT TO FUEL”
- Deadline for applications: 30th June 2017
- Maximum duration of the contract: 2 years.

The recruitment process will follow the guidelines of the European Charter of Researchers. Further information can be directly obtained from: Dr. Teresa Andreu ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).
*Subjected to GA signature and oficial project starting date, estimated the 1st of Setember.