12/05/2021

Full time researcher

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Université de Namur
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryApplied chemistry
    ChemistryInorganic chemistry
    EngineeringBiomaterial engineering
    EngineeringMaterials engineering
    Environmental scienceNatural resources management
    TechnologyBiotechnology
    TechnologyChemical technology
    TechnologyMaterials technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    04/06/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Namur
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    06/06/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

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 :

  1. 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;
  2. The study of photosynthetic activity, the viability of the encapsulated cells and the diffusion of metabolites out of the microcapsule;
  3. 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;

Profil

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).

More Information

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Chemistry
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Chemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
    Environmental science: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

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).

Specific Requirements

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: bao-lian.su@unamur.be by 4th June 2021.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Université de Namur
Belgium
Namur
5000
Rue de Bruxelles, 61

EURAXESS offer ID: 639433

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