Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ref: 93

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ref: 93

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna

Tulln an der Donau, Austria

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna - responsibility for Humans and Nature. We work for the sustainable use and protection of natural resources.

The Department of Material Science and Process Engineering, Institute of Wood Technology and Renewable Materials is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate (Reference code: 93).

Extent of employment: 40 Hours per Week
Duration of employment: 1st of August 2020, limited to 31st of July 2024
Workplace: 3430 Tulln a.d. Donau
Gross monthly salary and pay grade in terms of collective agreement for university staff (payable 14 times per year): B1 lit. b, € 3.889,50

Responsibilities

  • Acquisition, execution and management of competitively funded basic and application-oriented research projects in the area of "wood adhesive bonding" as well as articipation in the same;
  • Project reporting and scientific publishing in the context of relevant research projects;
  • Teaching in the field of wood technology and wood physics;
  • Supervision of bachelor theses as well as co-supervision of master theses and dissertations;
  • Support service for analytical equipment (e.g. nanoindentation).

Required skills and qualifications

  • Completed doctoral studies in the field of wood technology, wood science, polymer chemistry or science, (technical) chemistry or related relevant fields;
  • Well-founded experience in the area of adhesives, bonding of wood or other renewable raw materials;
  • Documented experience in publishing research results (e.g. publications in peer-reviewed journals, at scientific conferences, etc.);
  • Basic experience in acquiring research funding;
  • Ability to work independently and reliable.

Desirable skills and qualifications

  • Very good ability to integrate into a team and to learn quickly;
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English, good knowledge of German;
  • Experience in applying for funding and executing research projects;
  • Outstanding methodological competence in one or more of the following areas relevant for wood bonding: synthesis, polymer chemistry, polymer physics, chemistry of renewable materials, mechanical testing, manufacture and testing of adhesives, wood bonds and wood-based materials, VOC emission, rheology, thermal analysis, ...

Applications can be submitted until: 4th of June 2020

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna seeks to increase the number of its female faculty and staff members. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate tilt the balance in his favour.

Please send your job application to Personnel department, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, 1190 Vienna, Peter-Jordan-Straße 70; E-Mail: kerstin.buchmueller@boku.ac.at (Reference code: 93).

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