10/09/2020

CeNTI FF09_2020: Researcher position (MsC Chemical, Materials, Polymers Engineering)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    CENTITVC - Centro de Nanotecnologia e Materiais Técnicos, Funcionais e Inteligentes
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringChemical engineering
    TechnologyMaterials technology
    TechnologyNanotechnology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/09/2020 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Vila Nova de Famalicão
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40h
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    CeNTI FF09/2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

CeNTI - Centro de Nanotecnologia e Materiais Técnicos, Funcionais e Inteligentes, opens a call, with the internal reference “CeNTI FF09_2020”, to hire 1 Msc Researcher, to conduct research activities in the field of Polymers or Materials Engineering area, namely to perform work related to the polymeric processes. The Researcher shall participate in R&D technical activities to develop, at lab and pilot scale, thermoplastic-based formulations and will take part in different development stages. Strong skills and working knowledge on polymeric processes including compounding with twin screw extruders and filament extrusion processes are desirable. Responsibilities also include performing rheological experiments to have the necessary physical parameters to develop and improve extrusion processes.

The right candidate will be able to work both independently and as part of a team, be hands-on and must have a strong technical base in thermoplastic compounding and filament extrusion processes as well as a good understanding of process controls and technical tools used to troubleshoot and solve problems independently. The candidate will work with a group of researchers in a team-orientated, interdisciplinary environment, must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

The Msc Researcher will develop his/her activity in the framework of funded projects co-financed by Portugal 2020, under the Operational Program for Competitiveness and Internationalization (COMPETE 2020) through the European Regional Development Fund.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Technology: Master Degree or equivalent
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

• M.Sc. in Polymers, materials or Chemical engineering,

• Ability and motivation to work independently as well as collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team • Exceptional communicative and intercultural skills

• Willingness for significant mobility throughout Europe and stakeholder interactions

• Excellent working knowledge (reading, writing) in English

Specific Requirements

Applicants to this call may be national, foreign or stateless candidates holding a Msc degree in the field of Chemical, polymers or materials engineering and complying with the following specific requirements:

  • Solid Experience in the mentioned areas, with focus on applicants with previous experience in thermoplastic processes;
  • Working knowledge of analytical characterization techniques for rheological, mechanical and, thermal properties of polymers;
  • Working knowledge of polymer processes including compounding with twin screw extruders and filament extrusion;
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills;
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills required to develop detailed project timelines with key milestones and deliverables;
  • Works well in team environment and possess the interpersonal and communication skills needed to work effectively in cross-functional teams;
  • Works safely in the laboratory;
  • Demonstrated use of design of experiments will be valorised;
  • Experience related to R&D national and international projects will be valorised;
  • Adequate Profile for carrying out research and development activities.

 

Required Languages

Portuguese and English

 

Required Researcher Experience

Functional polymers

Polymers characterization and processing

Chemical engineering

Research and Development expertise

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CENTITVC - Centro de Nanotecnologia e Materiais Técnicos, Funcionais e Inteligentes
Portugal
Vila Nova de Famalicão
4760-034
Rua Fernando Mesquita, nº 2785

EURAXESS offer ID: 557316

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