The University of Luxembourg aspires to be a highly regarded European University with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character.
It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.
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.
The new professor will be expected to :
The 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.
Applications 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 :
For further questions, please contact the dean of the Faculty under jean-marc.schlenker uni.lu
The 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.
The 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 :
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.