Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty II - Institute of Chemistry / BasCat, UniCat-BASF Joint Lab
Research Assistant - 0.66 working time - salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
under the reserve that funds are granted
In 2011 the Cluster of Excellence “Unifying Concepts in Catalysis” (UniCat) and the chemical company BASF SE founded the new joint lab BasCat, an academic institution including about 20 scientists (PhDs, Postdocs) at Technische Universität Berlin. Heterogeneous catalysis is crucial for meeting the challenges of our future. The partners of BasCat are dedicated to improve our fundamental understanding of heterogeneous catalysis, to transfer this understanding to a new rational design concept for industrially relevant catalysts, and to bring these catalysts to application in industry.
The research project is dedicated to heterogeneous catalysis and carried out by multi-disciplinary teams. The work consists of evaluation of catalysts for synthesis gas conversion and corresponding kinetic studies. Catalytic and kinetic experiments are carried out using parallel testing units. The obtained experimental data will be used to propose, formulate and test kinetic models and are relevant to find physico-chemical correlations between material properties and catalytical behavior. The derived models will be used for the design of larger catalytic reactors. The opportunity to obtain a PhD degree might be given.
Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in chemistry, chemical or process engineering with above-average success. You have expertise in industrial chemistry and an in-depth understanding of heterogeneous catalysis, preferably in catalytic synthesis gas conversion at high-pressure conditions. Practical experience in planning and conducting catalytic and kinetic tests is expected. Practical experience in kinetic modeling and process simulation is helpful. Fluency in German and English is considered as a plus.
How to apply:
Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents (e.g. a cover letter, CV, copy of the certificates of your Master with transcript of records, a summary of your master thesis, and a publication list, all combined in a single pdf file, max. 5 MB) by email to Emanuela Toussaint (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät II, Institut für Chemie, BasCat, z.Hd. Emanuela Toussaint, Sekr. EW K 0-1, Hardenbergstr. 36, 10623 Berlin