ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversité de Namur
RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Applied chemistryChemistry › Inorganic chemistryEngineering › Biomaterial engineeringEngineering › Materials engineeringEnvironmental science › Natural resources managementTechnology › BiotechnologyTechnology › Chemical technologyTechnology › Materials technology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Established Researcher (R3)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE04/06/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONBelgium › Namur
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK38
OFFER STARTING DATE06/06/2021
As part of a portfolio of projects FEDER: “Algae Factory” which includes 5 research laboratories from three different universities: ULiège, UMons and UNamur, the project “VALOALGUE” aims at the "Preparation of photosynthetic biohybrid materials by encapsulation of microalgae for the production of metabolites of high added value”.
The technical tasks: The organization and participation in scientific meetings between the various partners of the project and the coordination and the drafting of scientific reports;
The specific scientific tasks :
- The elaboration and development of a new series of chemical formulations: determination of cell density, porosity, chemical composition, chemical additives of photosynthetic biohybrid materials; their physicochemical characterization;
- The study of photosynthetic activity, the viability of the encapsulated cells and the diffusion of metabolites out of the microcapsule;
- The scaling up of the production of photosynthetic biohybrid materials with industrial raw materials and the recycling of used biomass as a precursor or additive in the preparation of photosynthetic hybrid materials;
Holder of a doctorate or equivalent in the related field with an excellent experience in Biohybrid materials and a good knowledge on the culture of biological cells. The contract duration is 6-8 months which can be extended once). (Holder of a master's or engineering degree with an excellent experience in the field could also be considered, in this case, the contract duration can be extended to 8-10 months with the possibility of further extension).
Required Research Experiences
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELChemistry: Master Degree or equivalentEnvironmental science: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
Holder of a doctorate or equivalent in the related field with an excellent experience in Biohybrid materials and a good knowledge on the culture of biological cells. (Holder of a master's or engineering degree with an excellent experience in the field could also be considered, in this case, the contract duration can be extended to 8-10 months).
Your Curriculum vitae with the list of publications, the letter of motivation with three references. All the documents should be sent to Prof. Bao-Lian Su via email: email@example.com by 4th June 2021.
EURAXESS offer ID: 639433
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