3 PhD Positions in Catalysis at Politecnico di Milano

Updated: 30 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Jun 2024

19 May 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Politecnico di Milano
Department

Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering
Research Field

Engineering » Chemical engineering
Chemistry
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Italy
Application Deadline

15 Jun 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Rome)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

HE
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Politecnico di Milano is ranked among the top 20 universities worldwide in Engineering and Technology, and is recognized as one of the premier institutions in Europe, alongside ETH Zurich, Delft University, and the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

The Vilé group at Politecnico di Milano is seeking 3 (three) highly motivated and talented PhD candidates to join our team. Our group focuses on developing new catalytic materials and processes for sustainable energy and chemical production. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and collaborate with leading researchers in the field.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct independent and collaborative research in the field of heterogeneous catalysis
  • Design, synthesize, and characterize novel catalytic materials
  • Develop and optimize catalytic processes for the production of energy and chemicals
  • Publish research findings in high-impact journals and present results at conferences
  • Mentor and collaborate with junior researchers, including graduate students and research technicians

Requirements
Research Field
Engineering » Chemical engineering
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Chemistry
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications
  • Background in heterogeneous catalysis
  • Familiarity with sustainable energy and chemical production processes
  • Ability to write independently clear and concise scientific reports and manuscripts

Specific Requirements
  • MSc in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related field with a focus on heterogeneous catalysis
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Research Field
Engineering » Chemical engineeringChemistry

Additional Information
Benefits
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and equipment
  • Opportunities for professional development, including conference attendance and research collaborations
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment

Eligibility criteria
  • Candidates must be able to start the position within the next 6 months

Selection process
  • All applicants will be reviewed by a panel of experts in the field of heterogeneous catalysis
  • The most promising applicants will be invited for an interview, either in-person or via video conference
  • The final decision on the appointment will be made by the selection committee

Additional comments
  • This is a full-time position with an initial contract of 1 year, with the strong possibility of extension based on performance
  • The position is based in Milan, a vibrant and diverse city known for its world-class research institutions and cultural attractions
  • Politecnico di Milano is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusiveness, and we encourage applications from underrepresented communities, including women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and individuals from black and ethnic minority backgrounds
  • All applicants are required to submit a CV, publication record, and contact email for three references

Please submit your application to [email protected] .


Website for additional job details

https://www.vile-researchgroup.com/

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
3
Company/Institute
Politecnico di Milano
Country
Italy
State/Province
Milan
City
Milan
Postal Code
20133
Street
Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32
Geofield


Where to apply
E-mail

[email protected]

Contact
City

Milan
Website

http://www.chem.polimi.it/
Street

Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32
Postal Code

20133
E-Mail

[email protected]

STATUS: EXPIRED

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