Overview:

  • NMBU has a particular responsibility for research and education that secures the basis for the life of future generations.
  • Sustainability is rooted in everything we do and we deliver knowledge for life. NMBU has 1,800 employees and 5,200 students.
  • The university is divided into seven faculties and has campuses in Ås and Oslo.
  • We will be co-located in Ås from 2021.
  • NMBU believes that a good working environment is characterised by diversity.

About the position:

  1. The Faculty of Science and Technology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant three year PhD–position related to renewable energy, catalysis and data mining.
  2. The candidate will be joining the reactor engineering and catalysis group, which is currently working on renewable energy, catalysis, valorisation of waste, data mining, big data and modelling.
  3. The candidate will work on the transformation of fish waste oil into biofuel and biochemicals via a catalytic pathway.
  4. We encourage candidates to read the description of the project (separate file) for a better and in-depth knowledge of the work related to this position.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Master’s degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, physical chemistry, physics, data science, or a closely related field.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

How to apply:

  • Applications should include (electronically) a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, full publication list, copies of degree certificates and transcripts of academic records (all certified), and a list of two persons who may act as references (with phone numbers and e-mail addresses).
  • Publications should be included electronically within the application deadline. The relevant NMBU Department may require further documentation, e.g. proof of English proficiency.
  • Printed material which cannot be sent electronically should be sent by surface mail to the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, within 21.09.2020. Please quote reference number 20/03309
  • If it is difficult to judge the applicant’s contribution for publications with multiple authors, a short description of the applicant’s contribution must be include
Quick Overview:
Organization Norwegian University
Type of position doctoral
Country Norway
Subject areas chemical engineering, chemistry, physical chemistry, physics, data science
Deadline September 21 ,2020

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