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We are now looking for a Principal Scientist focusing on valorization of lignin for versatile high value end-use applications to join our Biorefining Chemistry team.
In this position, you will have an essential role to
Our team, Biorefining Chemistry, is focusing on development of resource efficient biorefinery concepts, enabling optimal conversion of biomass and currently underutilized side-streams into sustainable high-performance materials and products, with special emphasis in the valorization of lignin side-streams. Biomass fractionation, characterization and upgrading of the components to versatile bioproducts, by using chemical, thermal and enzymatic processing techniques, are in the very core of the team’s competence.
Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!
Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 30 of September 2021. We will process applications as they come in and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Location: Espoo, Finland
VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
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