ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat de Barcelona
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE17/06/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › Barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37,5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2021
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020
This PhD project aims at modelling the solid-liquid distribution coefficient (Kd) of NOR, previously obtained with laboratory batch sorption experiments with soils and similar geological materials. Samples will have contrasting properties and thus will be adequate for elucidating soil properties relevant for NOR sorption. Modelling will be based on elucidating the main soil properties governing NOR interaction in soils, and examining univariant and multivariant linear and non-linear approaches.
This work will be part of a PhD research project to be developed within the “Analytical Chemistry and Environment” PhD program of the University of Barcelona. The chosen candidate will participate in an EU RADONORM funded program, and besides performing the experiments, should be able to present the results in project meetings, and to collaborate in the elaboration of related reports and deliverables.
FBG project number
Towards effective radiation protection based on improved scientific evidence and
social considerations ‐ focus on radon and NORM
Chemical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry
Gross salary per year
Application letter and Curriculum vitae
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PhD position – RadoNorm project
Eligibility will be based on the qualifications and CV of the applicant and on the demonstrated experience in relation to the tasks related to the position.
The PI will examine the CV and application letter of the candidates. It is important to send the contact details, as during the selection process the PI may get in contact with the candidate to ask for additional information or for a personal interview.
*The start date is indicative, and will depend on the selected person obtaining all the permits and documentation necessary to be hired
Priority will be given to people with disabilities (Law 89/2015 of June 2, reserve of quota 2% in favour of people with disabilities in companies of 50 or more people).
The project leading to this offer has received funding from the Euratom research and training
programme 2014-2018 under grant agreement No 900009”.
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELChemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESSPANISH: GoodENGLISH: Good
BSc in Chemistry, in Environmental Sciences or in related knowledge areas
MSc in Analytical Chemistry, in Environmental Sciences, in Radioecology or in related knowledge areas
Experience in sorption studies of contaminants in geological materials
Experience in statistical data treatment and modelling
Experience in radiochemistry
EURAXESS offer ID: 645219
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