Frist 23. maj 2017
A PhD fellowship is now available in the Centre for Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry (CSC) at DTU Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark. CSC is applying an application-oriented research strategy and
employs currently about 15-20 PhD students and post docs in an international environment.
Responsibilities and tasksYou will be engaged in development and synthesis of novel heterogeneous catalysts for different applications. The project will be linked to collaborative research projects in the centre with other university partners and chemical industry. The position will involve inorganic synthesis mainly nanostructural materials, structural characterization, and catalyst testing. You will be performing synthesis, characterization and catalytic tests of the catalysts using a number of different techniques.
Candidates should have a master's degree or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master's degree in chemistry or chemical engineering. The candidate should have a strong background in experimental chemistry and commitment to research. The ideal candidate has a solid background in catalysis, inorganic and organic chemistry and synthesis of nanostructural materials.
Candidates should have ability
to work independently, to plan and carry out complicated tasks, and to be a part of a large, dynamic group. Good communication skills in both written and spoken English are expected.
Approval and EnrolmentThe scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.
AssessmentThe assessment of the applicants will be made by Associate Professor Søren Kegnæs.
We offerWe offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, scientific advice and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.
Salary and appointment termsThe salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years. The position is available for from 1 September 2017 or shortly after.
Further informationFurther information may be obtained from Associate Professor Søren Kegnæs, tel.: +45 4525 2402.
Please submit your online application no later than 23 May 2016. Applications must be submitted as one pdf file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online," fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:
Candidates may apply prior to obtaining their master's degree, but cannot begin before having received it.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 10,600 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.