Valid from 26 / 03 / 2021 to 26 / 05 / 2021)The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine.
The FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and the environment we live in.
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine is opening for its Department of Engineering a full professor position in process engineering with focus on hydrogen technology.
This position will benefit from a very significant level of support both from the University and from the company Paul Wurth, allowing for the rapid development of an active research group.
In addition, the new professor will have access to significant funding opportunities at national level, targeted towards hydrogen development, as well as to European funding.
Your RoleThe new professor will be expected to : Build up a research group with high international visibility in the general area of process engineering for the hydrogen economy, and perform research with high international visibility and impact in this area Apply for third-party funding to further develop her / his group Establish and develop relations with national and international industrial partners Contribute to the scientific strategy of the department of engineering Contribute to the teaching of bachelor and master programs in engineering, and to doctoral training Your ProfileThe Faculty is seeking candidates with an outstanding research and development record in any area of hydrogen technology such as production, transport, storage or in any hydrogen application leading to lower CO2 emissions, e.
g., the use of hydrogen in steel production.The position will be supported over the first 5 years by an industrial chair generously endowed by the company Paul Wurth.
As a consequence, the new professor will have an exceptional level of funding and the possibility of setting up a large research group.
We expect further developments at the University of Luxembourg in the area of hydrogen technology. The successful candidate is expected to apply for additional third-party funding (e.
g., the prestigious PEARL programme of Luxembourg's national research fund FNR, or an ERC advanced / consolidator grant).
The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German.
The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.In Short Contract Type : Permanent Work Hours : Full Time 40.
0 Hours per Week Starting date : 1st of January 2022 or later Location : Kirchberg Job Reference : UOL04019 ApplicationApplications should contain a motivation letter, a research statement, a detailed curriculum vitae, a full list of publications and the names of at least four experts who can, upon request from the Faculty, provide reference letters.
The selection process starts from 15 May 2021 on. All applications and letters should be sent by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty, Prof.
Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker, using the email address : FSTM.recruitment-DOE uni.luFor further questions, please contact the dean of the Faculty under jean-marc.
schlenker uni.luThe University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the share of female professors.
We encourage women to apply. The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
Further informationThe University of Luxembourg is a highly international, young and dynamic university, for instance currently ranked 12th in the Times Higher Education of the best universities under 50 years old.
It offers : An exceptional research environment and skilled support staff Competitive salary and benefits packages Living in Luxembourg : Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country, the green heart of Europe combining the convenience of a metropolis with a human touch (www.
euraxess.lu). There are International / European schools and international tracks in local schools.