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We are now looking for Senior / Principal Scientist to join our Thermal Liquefaction and Upgrading team.
In this position, you will have a key role in planning, implementation, and leading projects in the field of thermochemical conversions.
As a Senior / Principal Scientist you are responsible for building, implementing and steering our project portfolio in the field of biomass and plastics pyrolysis, while developing substance knowledge and competence for our organisation’s and customers’ needs. You’ll have an active role in customer relations and project acquisition. Your in-depth expertise will help steer research at VTT level.
Our team, Thermal Liquefaction and Upgrading, works on thermochemical conversions of biomass and plastics to develop new solutions for renewable fuels production, chemical recycling of plastics, and carbonization. We have unique facilities for R&D from lab to pilot scale on development and scale-up of thermochemical conversion technologies and product upgrading processes towards circular economy solutions. The team works in close collaboration with our customers and other research teams at VTT with a business development and customer-oriented approach.
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We are looking for a candidate who can work efficiently and proactively in our research team and be independently responsible for project management. Good communication skills are required, as you will be collaborating regularly with scientists, technicians and other stakeholders.
Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by October 9 2022. We will process applications as they come in and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
For further information, please contact Research Team Leader Aino Kainulainen +358504659887 on 26.9. 9-10, 28.9. 9-10 and 4.10.15-16.
Location: Ruukinmestarintie 2, Espoo, Finland
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