We are looking for a highly motivated researcher that holds a PhD degree to perform a key-role in an ambitious project. She / He is in charge of processing bio-sourced nanofibers with mechanical technologies combined with chemical treatments.
The applicant is expected to mix the developed nanofillers in rubber-based matrices, to characterize the derived polymeric nanocomposites, and to correlate the mechanical performances with the compounds and process parameters.
This ambitious research project is performed in strong collaboration with the experts from Goodyear located in Luxembourg.
Skills / Qualifications
PhD in Material Sciences or Chemical Engineering
Proven track record (papers, patents, conference proceedings)
Strong background and extensive hands-on experience in wood pulp derived materials processing, polymer-composites, and mechanical performance & physical-chemical characterizations
Excellent laboratory skills
Excellent project management, analytical, and report writing skills
Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation)
Demonstrated ability to generate new ideas, concepts, models, and solutions
Collaborative skills, initiative, result oriented, organization, and capacity to work in an interdisciplinary environment
Proficient written and spoken English is mandatory
Knowledge of French would be an asset