|Location:||Dublin - Ireland|
£33,248.48 to £37,944.51 converted salary* per annum
|Placed On:||18th February 2019|
|Closes:||26th March 2019|
Post Status: 2 years with possible extension for year 3: Specific Purpose Contract
Research Group: Polymeric Materials & NanoComposites (PMNC) Group, AMBER/School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Location: CRANN Institute, Main Campus
Reports to: Dr Ramesh Babu P (Principal Investigator)
Salary: Appointment will be made on Points 2-6 of the IUA Post-Doctorate Researcher Level 2 salary scale, (€37,383 - €42,663 per annum) at a point in line with Government pay Policy and experience.
Closing Date and Time: 12 Noon (GMT) on 26th March 2019
Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites (PMNC) group (http://physics.tcd.ie/pmnc/) at TCD led by Dr. Ramesh Babu. The mission is to provide world-class research in Polymeric Materials and separation sciences, to act as an intellectual powerhouse and a catalyst for the development of a smart, globally competitive industry sector in Ireland and Europe. PMNC group is actively involved in number of national centres: the Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research Centre (AMBER), the Bioeconomy Research Centre (BEACON), Food for health Ireland (FHI), and Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC) and Irish Bioeconomy Foundation (IBF) and well connected with various industrial partners across multiple sectors for providing novel materials solutions.
Overview of the Role:
An experienced researcher is required in the area of separation technologies for a European Union Funded Bio-based Industries innovation action flagship project (BBI-IA-FLAG) Agrichemwhey - An integrated biorefinery for the conversion of dairy side streams to high value bio-based chemicals. This current project mainly focuses on developing the separation/recovery process for sugars and lactic acid from fermentation process. This project involves scaling the separation technologies to commercial scales (TRL 7-8) working in hand-in-hand with industrial partner for recovery of lactic acid from fermentation broths using various separation technologies e.g. membranes, ion exchange resins, chromatographic resins and other suitable technologies.
The candidate must have a PhD in a relevant field such as chemistry, Biotechnology, materials science, chemical Engineering or physics and/or equivalent industrial experience.
Knowledge & Experience (Essential & Desirable)
Further Information for Candidates
For additional details on these research positions please contact: Dr. Ramesh Babu ; School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Phone: +353-1-896 2602, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please send your CV with cover letter to email@example.com before 26th March 2019
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