PhD and Post-doc positions @ VITO, Belgium.

By | August 8, 2019

Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek  (VITO) is a leading European independent research and consultancy centre in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development. Its research programme ‘Sustainable Materials Management’ has the ambition to accelerate the transition to a more circular economy from am aterials perspective.  Four PhD and five Postdoc positions are available in VITO, Belgium

Postdoctoral positions

MSCA POSTDOC MIXED METAL OXIDE NANOSTRUCTURES FOR ENERGY APPLICATIONS: RATIONAL LIBRARY MADE ELECTRO CHEMICALLY

ID: 26440

QUALIFICATION:

PhD of 4 years (full time) of relevant research experience, background in Materials Science, Electrochemistry, Nanoparticles, or Chemical Engineering.

Collaboration with University of Leuven

Deadline application within VITO: 11/08/2019

Deadline MSCA IF: 11/09/2019

POSTDOC SOL-GEL

ID: 24920

QUALIFICATION

  • You hold a PhD degree in Chemistry or Applied Sciences.
  • You have a demonstrated ability and technical expertise in the field of sol-gel chemistry for inorganic material synthesis.
  • You have a creative mind, are eager to turn new process concepts into practice and to demonstrate their technical and economic feasibility.
  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to clearly present complicated technical information to technicians, researchers and management.

Deadline: Not mentioned.

POSTDOC DEVELOPMENT BIOPOLYMERS

ID: 27200

QUALIFICATION

  • Applicants must have obtained a PhD in polymer chemistry or a related field (organic chemistry, biomaterials…) or proven track record
  • An experience in the synthesis of value-added molecules derived from biomass or in the synthesis/characterization of (block) co-polymer is an advantage
  • Highly self-motivated individuals who have demonstrated the ability to conduct scientific research successfully and work independently are desirable
  • The ability to combine creativity and experimental research together with a focus on applications to generate industry-ready solutions leading to commercialization is a strong advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
  • The candidates are expected to stay abreast of the recent literature (publications and patents) in the field of lignin-derived polymers, develop research ideas and valorized their research in the form of patents and research papers
  • Experience in contributing to the acquirement of new projects/funds via writing research proposals is an advantage. 

Deadline: Not mentioned.

MSCA POSTDOC FRACTIONATION AND MONITORING OF EXTRACELLULAR VESICLES WITHIN FLAMMATORY BIOMARKERS.

ID: 26480

QUALIFICATION: PhD with Biochemistry background

Collaboration with University of Eindhoven

Deadline application within VITO: 11/08/2019

Deadline MSCA IF: 11/09/2019

BIOPROCESS ENGINEER (POSTDOC)

ID: 27120

QUALIFICATION:

  • PhD in biotechnology or bio-engineering with a solid multidisciplinary base
  • Demonstrated interest in biotechnological processes
  • Experience in running fermentations and/or enzymatic conversions at liter-scale
  • Self-starting, curious, creative and hands-on team player with eye for detail
  • Conscious to deliver high quality results in time
  • Problem solver
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is an asset

Deadline: Not mentioned.

PhD Positions

MSCA-ETN SULTAN ESR7: Advanced leaching of Cu-Zn, Zn-Pb and Cu-Zn-Pb tailings using microwave heating.

Host: VITO (Mol, Belgium)

Research Fields

Chemistry – Chemical Engineering – Metallurgy

The deadline for the on-line registration is 25 August 2019.

All applications proceeds via SULTAN website

PHD POSITION REGULATORY INCENTIVES FOR COST-EFFICIENT TSOs IN A LIBERALIZED ELECTRICITY MARKET ENVIRONMENT

QUALIFICATION:

You hold a Master’s degree in engineering.

You are familiar with electricity markets in Europe.

Basic knowledge of optimization and/or game theory.

Collaboration with University of Leuven

Registration deadline: 23/08/2019

PHD POSITION IN XOMICS DATA ANALYSES AND INTEGRATION IN PRECISION HEALTH

QUALIFICATION:

You will work in a multidisciplinary environment under the supervision of senior scientists experience in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Data science, and under the guidance of a university promotor.

  • Applicants should hold a MScdegree in bio-informatics, biological disciplines (e.g. biomedical sciences,medicine, bioengineering science or equivalent) or computer science. Masterstudents that obtain such a degree later this academic year can also apply.
  • Candidates with a biomedical background are expected to demonstrate basic programming experience (e.g. R,Linux bash, Python).
  •  Candidates with acomputational background should demonstrate basic biology knowledge.
  • A strong interest and motivation in omics data analysis is required.
  • Candidates should be teamplayers and have strong analytical problem-solving skills (creative, critical, and open-minded).
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English.

Collaboration with University of Hasselt

Registration deadline: 23/08/2019

PHD POSITION ALGORITHMIC GAME AND DISTRIBUTED LEARNING FOR PEER-TO-PEER ENERGY TRADING

QUALIFICATION:

The candidate should be pursuing or hold a Master 2 and have a solid background in applied mathematics, computer sciences, economics and interest for energy questions.

Registration deadline: 23/08/2019

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