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  • Postdoctoral researchers to join the Industrial Chemistry group
    T106 Chemical and Metallurgical Eng
    Aalto University

    [i]Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness in the future as well. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.[/i]

    [url=][i]The School of Chemical Engineering[/i][/url][i] is one of the six schools of Aalto University. It combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.[/i]

    The Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering is looking for two motivated

    [b]Postdoctoral researchers to join the Industrial Chemistry group[/b]

    The positions and requirements are as follow:

    1) In this position, you will have a chance to be a part of research project that is focused on [b]Electrochemical hydrogenation and oxidation of biomass monomers[/b]. Your task will include research on the electrode catalysts as well as the whole device and develop a team on the close topic.
    This international consortium project offers a great opportunity to interact with the leading groups in EU. We expect the new post-doc to organize internal and potential external resources and to have the ambition and courage to extend the sub-group to a leading position in the world.
    We expect you to have research record in the frontiers of electrocatalysis, reaction engineering and micro-channel reactor design. You must have a PhD degree in a relevant field and have education background in chemical engineering.

    2) In this position, your research topic will be [b]Hybrid separator/membrane in non-aqueous flow battery.[/b]
    We expect you to have a PhD degree in a relevant field and education in chemical engineering with strong research experience on hybrid membrane and electrochemistry, ambitious in academic career and leadership for a sub-group

    You will join the skilled [url=]Industrial Chemistry group[/url] lead by prof. Yongdan Li.

    [b]What we offer[/b]
    We offer you an inspiring scientific environment with excellent internal and international collaboration.
    The expected starting salary for a recently graduated PhD in a postdoctoral researcher position is approximately 3560€/month. The salary will increase with responsibilities and performance over time. This is a fixed-term one year position, with possibility of extension.

    The contract includes occupational health care and Finland has a comprehensive social security system. Aalto University provides excellent learning and development opportunities, commuter ticket benefit and Unisport offers versatile exercise services with staff discount.

    [b]Ready to apply?[/b]
    If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our online recruitment system by using the link on Aalto University’s web page ("Apply”).

    Please include the following documents in English. Please indicate clearly which position you are applying for.[list][*] Motivation letter[*] Curriculum Vitae (with the list of publications)[*] Doctoral degree certificate[*] You can write a short research plan (max 2 pages) or include your research visions to your motivation letter[*] Names and contact information of referees (They will be contacted later in the recruitment process)[/list]

    The call is open [b]until August 10th, 2022[/b], but we will start reviewing and interviewing candidates immediately. The possible interviews will be organized using video meetings. 

    If you have any questions, professor Li is happy to give you more information about the position [][/url]

    [i]Aalto University’s employees and visitors please note: you should apply for the position via our internal system Workday -> Career -> find jobs (not external webpage on open positions) by using your existing Workday user account.[/i]

    [b]About Finland[/b]
    Finland is a great place for living with or without family - it is a safe, politically stable and well-organized Nordic society. Finland is consistently ranked high in quality of life. For more information about living in Finland: [url=][/url]

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