Chemist, Chemical Engineer or Process Engineer (a)

Updated: 4 months ago

Materials science and technology are our passion. With our cutting-edge research, Empa's around 1,100 employees make essential contributions to the well-being of society for a future worth living. Empa is a research institution of the ETH Domain.

We are enforcing our research activities in the Automotive Powertrain Technologies Laboratory.

Chemist, Chemical Engineer or Process Engineer (a)
The activities of the position include:
  • Reaction and process engineering for the production of synthetic hydrocarbon-based aviation fuels from hydrogen and CO2 in collaboration with research and industrial partners.
  • Planning, execution, and evaluation of experiments for analyzing and understanding the processes involved.
  • Implementation of analytical methods for product analysis and process monitoring.
  • Development of a simulation models for process optimization and upscaling.
  • Detailed assessments for optimizing the process chain as well as the relevant process steps.
  • Joint development of novel processes, components, and materials together with team members and project partners.
  • Scientific publishing in journals and conferences.

Our requirements:
  • Master and PhD degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or process engineering (or similar).
  • Interest for upscaling laboratory technologies to the demonstrator level.
  • Interest for collaboration in interdisciplinary scientific and industrial teams.
  • Fluency in English including scientific writing and communication with industry partners.

Our offer:
  • Interesting and responsible tasks in the area of applied research
  • Development possibilities in an important economic and societal field
  • Contacts to international partners, customers, and suppliers
  • Attractive working conditions of the ETH domain

We look forward to receiving your complete online application including a letter of motivation, CV, certificates, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. Please submit these exclusively via our job portal. Applications by e-mail and by post will not be considered.

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