Predoctoral researcher position to work on modelling, simulation, sustainability assessment and optimisation of systems for the production of sustainable aviation fuels from biowaste
IMDEA Energy Institute is a María de Maeztu Center of Excellence whose objective is to develop R&D activities in the fields of renewable energies and clean energy technologies by establishing strong links with leading companies in the energy sector. (www.energy.imdea.org).
IMDEA Energy is opening a Predoctoral Researcher position for the Systems Analysis Unit, looking for talented and motivated candidates to work on modelling, simulation, sustainability assessment and optimisation of systems for the production of sustainable aviation fuels from biowaste. This position is available in the framework of the Horizon Europe MSCA-Doctoral Network (DN) YAF “Yeast-based solutions for Sustainable Aviation Fuels” (Grant Agreement 101120389). Revise all the details of the call in https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/188830
Modelling and process simulation of a set of processes for the production of sustainable aviation fuels from biowaste.
Techno-economic analysis and life cycle sustainability assessment of systems for the production of sustainable aviation fuels from biowaste.
Optimisation of the aforementioned systems based on sustainability results, and benchmarking against reference systems.
Dissemination and publication of research results in international scientific journals and conferences.
BSc degree in Chemical, Environmental, Energy or Industrial Technology Engineering, or equivalent.
MSc degree in Chemical, Environmental, Energy or Industrial Technology Engineering, or equivalent. The selected candidate should be in possession of a MSc degree (or equivalent enabling the candidate to enroll in a doctoral programme) by the date of recruitment.
Mobility rule. Not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before the recruitment date.
YAF Application Form should be submitted via ‘Other certificates & documents’. You can find the application form in the call and the YAF Website
Knowledge of process modelling, simulation and optimisation.
Knowledge of life cycle (sustainability) assessment.
Knowledge of techno-economic analysis.
Scientific publications in the field of process simulation and/or life cycle assessment.
Participation in research projects on systems analysis.
Adequacy of the candidate’s education to the position.
Relevant postgraduate work experience.
Motivation of the candidate for the position.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills (English proficiency).
As reported in the MSCA Work Programme, a financial package which includes:
Family allowance (if applicable).
Employer costs and other deductions will depend on recruiting host and country. Allowances are gross amounts, which means that all compulsory social security contributions (employer and employee), direct taxes, and any other compulsory deductions under national legislation will be deducted from these gross amounts.
Contract: 36 months
For more information please check here: https://yaf-project.eu/
IMDEA Energía, Móstoles, Madrid
Certificates of academic titles
Msc Official Academic title
Other certificates and documents
Final decisions will be personally communicated by e-mail to all candidates.
Equal opportunities are guaranteed in the selection process, without any forms of discrimination. Female applicants are encouraged to apply to favor parity in employment.
IMDEA Energy commitment is to guarantee equality in measures to balance personal, family and working life and to promote gender equality.