ORGANISATION/COMPANYWroclaw University of Science and Technology
RESEARCH FIELDEngineering › Chemical engineeringTechnology › BiotechnologyTechnology › Energy technology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE13/03/2019 22:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONPoland › Wroclaw
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/04/2019
PhD CANDIDATE POSITION IN BIOELECTROCHEMICAL SYSTEMS
The Group of Microbial Electrochemical Systems is seeking for a creative and motivated candidate to fill the PhD student position within the microbial bioelectrosynthesis project. The project will focus on employing emerging microbial fuel cell technology for the synthesis of valuable bioproducts.
Microbial fuel cell is a device which converts organic waste into electricity with the use of bacteria. Within the project the PhD student will optimise production of bioproducts and electricity and as well as the other process parameters by using simple and complex compounds as a fuel. The student will join the group of Dr. inż. Grzegorz Pasternak, who is an expert in microbial fuel cell systems and applied environmental microbiology.
What we offer:
The successful candidate will be offered with a 3-years contract and attractive salary on full time-basis (4000-5400 PLN gross salary, depending on experience; approximatelly 1250 EUR monthly). He/she will work independently and with colleagues in Polish and international environment. The contract will start in April 2019. The project and PhD position are sponsored by Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange.
Documents required in the first stage of recruitment:
- CV including achievements and previous involvement in the research projects
- Motivation letter
- Signed personal data processing document (in attachment to this post, if not visible the file can be also downloaded under the link: http://ofertypracy.pwr.wroc.pl/SitePages/szczegoly2.aspx?jobid=2259)
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The candidates are asked to send their CV, motivation letter and fill the data protection form (attached). After the initial selection process selected candidates will be invited for the interview, followed by the final decision. Interviews will take place in 18-22/03/2019.
Please copy-paste the folowing disclosure (in Polish - agreeing on processing your documents according to EU GDPR regulations) at the end of your CV and motivation letter:
„Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie danych osobowych w ofercie pracy dla potrzeb procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z art. 6 ust. 1 lit. a RODO (tj. Rozporządzeniem Parlamentu Europejskiego i Rady (UE) 2016/679 z 27.04.2016 r. w sprawie ochrony osób fizycznych w związku z przetwarzaniem danych osobowych i w sprawie swobodnego przepływu takich danych oraz uchylenia dyrektywy 95/46/WE).”
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELChemistry: Bachelor Degree or equivalentEngineering: Bachelor Degree or equivalentTechnology: Bachelor Degree or equivalentEnvironmental science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
The candidate should possess master’s degree or gain it not later than 6 months after starting the contract.
- very good knowledge of English, spoken and written;
- skills in engineering;
- skills in basic analytical methods;
- fluency in using computer tools;
- Additional knowledge on microbiology and fluid mechanics and will be a value, similarly as the previous documented involvement in research projects.
EURAXESS offer ID: 379696
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