Contract type: Permanent contract
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The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies.
You will be part of the LIST Environmental Research and Innovation department
As part of a Research and Technology Organization (RTO), the work of the Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) Department tackles some of the major environmental challenges our society is facing today, such as climate change mitigation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable energy systems, the efficient use of renewable resources, and environmental pollution prevention and control. To this end, the mission of the ERIN department is:
1) To conduct impact-driven scientific research and development, as well as technological innovation
2) To support companies in the implementation of new environmental regulations and advise governments on determining sustainable policies for the future with the objectives of:
The selected candidate will join ERIN's Environmental and Industrial Biotechnologies (BIOTECH) unit. This RDI unit has developed expertise in
The BIOTECH unit carries out impact-driven research geared to the development of bio-based products and processes of industrial interest, new biorefinery concepts for more efficient and sustainable processes, and new technologies for the detection and treatment of environmental pollution.
The selected candidate will more specifically join the Biosystems and Bioprocessing Engineering group. The team’s main RDI activities relate to the optimization of the biomass conversion technologies and more specifically through the process of anaerobic digestion.
We put strong focus on the characterisation of microorganisms and identification of specific microbes of potential industrial relevance. In this domain, LIST has an opening for a permanent position for an engineer in applied microbiology with a broad knowledge on molecular microbiology techniques technologies.
The successful candidate will contribute to the everyday laboratory activities in the specified fields, having as main missions to:
Candidates interested in the above position can apply online on our website www.list.lu
The application file should include:
Director of Environmental Research and Innovation department