Researcher

Last application date
Apr 01, 2020 12:01
Department
WE07 - Department of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry
Employment category
Other
Contract
Limited duration
Degree
Master of Science: Chemistry or Master of Engineering
Occupancy rate
100%
Vacancy Type
Research staff

Job description

The Lab Technician will be a central person to support the researchers: In this role you will:

• Optimize and upscale the synthesis of a range of polymers.

• Produce, purify and characterize the obtained polymers (in multi-gram to kgscale)

• Evaluate and optimize the electropspinning and crosslinking of the obtained polymers

• Characterize the obtained materials and write reports

• Analyze and interpret experimental results and propose recommendations to better standardize the methods

• Monitor all deadlines and coordinate your work towards the agreed deadlines

• Contact suppliers and partners to follow up op project results

• Report to the supervising post-doc researcher, when required present results to the project team including professor and business developer

Profile of the candidate

A (professional) bachelor or master diploma in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering / Polymer Chemistry / Organic Chemistry and/or Process Technology

• Knowledge and experience with polymer/organic chemistry and scientific principles related to the operation of standard laboratory, analytical and/or processing equipment

• Experience in an industrial setting is an asset, particularly in the specialty polymers/chemistry fiel

• Good communication and writing skills (English and preferably also Dutch)

• Being able to work accurate, independently as well as in team is essentia

• Dynamic and sense of initiative

 

How to apply

Please apply (motivational letter and CV) asap by e-mail to Sandra.vanvlierberghe@ugent.be