Postdoc Position – 2019 in Technical University of Denmark

Postdoc Position – 2019 in Technical University of Denmark

Technical University of Denmark invites application for Postdoc Position – 2019 for Synthesis of Ammonia from eligible and interested candidates  

Designation/Position-  Postdoc Position – 2019

About-  DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 6,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society, and our 11,200 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. 

DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Research/Job Area-  Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science

Location-  The VILLUM Center for the Science of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals” (V-SUSTAIN), Technical University of Denmark

The successful candidate is well-motivated, hardworking and willing and able to work as part of a team.

The candidate should have a PhD degree in Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science.

A significant part of V-SUSTAIN takes place at the section for Surface Science and Catalysis (SurfCat) at the Department of Physics at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

It is mandatory that the candidate has extensive experience with UHV-based methods such as STM, XPS, AES and catalysts testing.

Having experience with combining UHV, electrochemistry, and high-pressure cells is considered a particular great advantage.

Job/Position Description-  A Postdoc position for synthesis of Ammonia is available at “The VILLUM Center for the Science of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals” (V-SUSTAIN).

VILLUM FONDEN have granted 150 million DKK over the next 8 years to “The Villum Center for the Science of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals” (V-SUSTAIN). The clear aim of the centre is to phase out fossil fuels and thereby alleviate the negative impact the continuous use these have on the earth’s climate and environment.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 2 years. The position is available from beginning of 2019.

How to Apply- Please submit your online application no later than 15 January 2019 (local time). To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form. The following must be attached in English: 

  • A cover letter motivating the application including describing you UHV experience. (Max one page)
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A list of publications
  • Copies of BSc, MSc and PhD degree diplomas
  • Names and e-mail addresses or telephone numbers of 2 references

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

For Contact-  For further information about the research at SurfCat at the Department of Physics at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) please inspect   

Should you have any queries regarding the positions, please contact Professor Ib Chorkendorff [email protected] or Associate Professor Jakob Kibsgaard [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 15 January 2019 (local time)

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