14/03/2014España » Cataluña

Research Associate (España/Cataluña)

Empresa: 
Air Products
País: 
España
País: 
España
Ubicación: 
Cataluña
Tipo jornada: 
Tiempo Completo
Descripción: 

Air Products, multinational chemical company, is looking for a reserch associate for its research and development center in Barcelona, MATGAS, devoted to CO2 and sustainability
(http://www.matgas.com),

We are offering a postdoctoral research contract in the framework of a Catalonian Government funded project.

The work will be performed in the context of the project "Development and integration of biological and chemical oxidation treatments for a sustainable reduction of micro-pollutants in waste water (BioQuim_rescue)", funded by the Technology Innovation Cores (Nuclis) Programme of the Catalonian Government.

The main objective of the BioQuim_rescue project is to study and to develop different chemical processes of advanced oxidation (AOP) in combination with biological treatments that allow the removal of recalcitrant micro-contaminants from water, in a sustainable way both economically and environmentally. The work to be developed at MATGAS in collaboration with the BioQuim_rescue partners involves the evaluation and performance of advanced oxidation processes for removing recalcitrant pollutants from wastewaters together with biological treatments. The postdoctoral candidate will be working in a multidisciplinary research centre, with access to last generation equipments, in an innovative and challenging atmosphere. 

Requirements:

  • PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering or environmental science
  • Experience in the water treatment area.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in the development of research projects within the water treatment as well as in other fields related to environmental area is also required
  • Deep knowledge of laboratory techniques and engineering processes related to water treatment field.
  • Excellent English level