Date Posted
26 Nov 2024

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PhD Project
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

PhD student in Heterogeneous catalysis

26 Nov 2024

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Position Description

The National Bioenergy Center at NREL has an opening for a PhD student for four years. Successful candidates will design, synthesize, and screen heterogeneous catalysts for conversion of biomass-derived intermediates to high-value chemicals. The successful candidate will be able to conduct laboratory research work independently and safely. Must be a recent MSc graduate within the last five years.

Research Fields
Chemistry – Heterogeneous catalysis

Career Stage – Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research Profile – First Stage Researcher (R1)

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Additional Requirements
With the application must be enclosed: CV, a copy of the diploma of graduation studies M.Sc. and B.Sc., standartized tests and all relevant information.

How to Apply

Email to Peter Strizhak -

Position Category: Chemical Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project. Position Tags: catalysis, bioenergy, and heterogeneous. Salary: €40'000 - €50'000.