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Post-doctoral Scholarships in Methane Conversion

Posted by: Center for Innovation on New Energies

Posted date: Mar-10-2019

Location: Santo André, SP

Lead institution: CECS - Center of Engineering, Modeling and Applied Social Sciences of UFABC
Work Address of the position: Rua Frei Caneca - Vila Sao Pedro, Santo André - SP, 09210-190
Main investigator: Andre S. Ferlauto
e-mail: andre.ferlauto(at)ufabc.edu.br
Period: Fixed, 24 months.
Submissions deadline: until the position has been filled

Project title: Conversion of methane at ultra-high temperature through thermochemical redox reactions
Field of knowledge: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering and related areas.
Working area: Oxide-based Cathalysts, Thermochemical Reactors, Gas analysis.

Division 3 - Methane to Products (M2P) of the Center for Innovation on New Energies (CINE) at Federal University of ABC (UFABC) is seeking to hire one post-doctoral researcher to work in methane conversion, preferably with knowledge in more than one of the following areas: heterogeneous catalysis, oxide-based cathalysts, gas analysis techniques (gas chromatography and mass spectrometry), thermochemical reactions at high temperature.

The UFABC M2P Lab has two permanent faculty members as well as several undergraduate and graduate students, and it is a part of the division 3 of the CINE, a new Shell – FAPESP Engineering Research Center, funded to develop new technological routes to convert methane into chemicals, amongst other goals.

Located at Santo Andre city, in the region known as ABC (Sao Paulo state), Federal University of ABC (UFABC) is one of the youngest Brazilian universities. Founded in 2006, today it operates two campuses, both still partly under construction, but has already established a reputation for high-level interdisciplinary research and teaching.

The position is for two years, with a possibility for extension. Applications should include a CV (including a list of publications), research statement, and three letters of recommendation, all submitted through e-mail to: andre.ferlauto(at)ufabc.edu.br.

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. An interview through remote connection will be requested for applicants.

The starting date for successful candidates is flexible but is anticipated to be as soon as March 1st.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral scholarship in the amount of R$ 7,373.10 monthly.
Job Title Post-doctoral Scholarships in Methane Conversion
Post Details
Email andre.ferlauto(at)ufabc.edu.br
Employer's Website www.cine.org.br
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Chemistry
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Santo André, SP
Key Words methane conversion
Start Date Immediatelly
Salary R$ 7,373.10 monthly
Deadline May-01-2019