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Postdoctoral Researcher position Natural Sciences, Engineering
Published(1123 days ago)
University of TwenteEnschede (Niederlande)
Postdoctoral Researcher position (2 year), investigating commercially available membranes for novel applications
Post Doc positions
Natural Sciences, Engineering
38.0 hours per week
€ 3068 - € 4028
University of Twente
We invite applications for a postdoctoral research position to study and investigate commercially available membranes
for new applications for an industrial partner. The main goal is to understand the separation behavior of these membranes
especially in aggressive environments, but also to investigate and fundamentally understand some of the unique features
of this membrane related to its fabrication process. As you will closely work together with the industrial partner, good
communication and project management skills are key in this project.
You will be part of the European Membrane Institute Twente (EMI Twente) of the University of Twente, which is part of the
research cluster Membrane Science and Technology (www.membrane.nl). EMI Twente aims to bridge the gap between academia and
industry by translating academic know-how into ultimately new demonstrated products and processes for the industry. This
is typically done in the form of bilateral confidential research and development projects.
As a researcher of the EMI Twente you are expected to perform research of high quality, efficiently collaborate with
industrial partners, contributing to the success of the EMI Twente.
The successful candidate will be a motivated researcher with a PhD in chemical engineering, physics or chemistry
with affinity for membrane science and technology. Expertise and track record in membrane formation and/or membrane
transport behavior are preferred. We expect a creative person that shows self-initiative with a hands-on mentality
and independent team-oriented style of working. The candidate should have good communication skills backed with a
good command of the English language.
Information and application
For further information, you can contact Dr. Tymen Visser (firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates are invited to upload
their application at the UT web address, including a short motivation letter, references (at least 3), and CV
(including obtained degrees and publications, if any) to the application button below.
Review of candidates will start immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
Conditions of employment
The University of Twente offers a stimulating work environment in an area of applied, forefront research. You will have
an employment contract for the duration of 2 years. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Collective
Labour Agreement (CAO) of the Dutch Universities. Gross monthly salary based on a full-time employment depends on
experience and qualifications and ranges from € 3.068.- to € 4.028.- Additionally, the University of
Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development, a holiday allowance (amounts to 8%),
an end-of-year bonus (amounts to 8,3%) and a number of additional benefits.
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research
that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only
campus university in the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. The
University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out
Within the TNW Faculty (Faculty of Science & Technology) of the University of Twente some 700 staff
members and 2000 students are involved in training and research on the interface of chemical technology, applied
physics and biomedical technology. Fields of application include sustainable energy, process technology and materials
science, nanotechnology and technical medicine. Research, which enjoys a high profile both at home and internationally,
has been accommodated in the multidisciplinary research institutes MESA+ and MIRA. The faculty works together intensively
with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad and conducts extensive research for external
commissioning parties and funders.
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