R&D Engineers in Carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration Contrat : CDD

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Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.


Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150


About ACER CoE:

The centre has been recently created to address enduring process challenges in Chemistry and Engineering disciplines and create an environment for interdisciplinary research. The research program of ACER is multidisciplinary, with faculty members from backgrounds in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Engineering focusing on different research fields such as catalysis, separation, energy generation, conversion and storage, and organic optoelectronics intelligent and advanced polymers and materials.

Job description:

ACER invites applications for open rank positions to work as junior R&D Engineers or Research assistants in industrial decarbonization through Carbon Negative, Capture, Utilization, and Storage Value Chains. The research areas will cover:

  • Pyrolysis, gasification, hydrothermal carbonation, hydrothermal liquefaction, Fisher-Tropsh, etc.
  • CO2 capture methods (Chemical and calcium looping, absorption, adsorption, membrane, cryogenic, molten salt, etc.)
  • CO2 utilization & conversion to high-value chemicals (e.g., electro/photo chemical CO2 reduction; catalytic chemical conversion; biological; etc.)
  • CO2 mineralization in industrial waste

ACER is engaged in pioneering research and development projects to promote innovation in CCUS and carbon-negative pathways. The open rank positions advertised are an excellent opportunity for talented and highly motivated candidates to join a highly-motivated team and contribute to this important and exciting field of research.

Position Requiremets:

The primary role of the selected candidates is to contribute to expanding research programs on Carbon Negative, Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration by demonstrating at least some of the following competencies.

  • Process simulation, cost, life cycle, and social assessment of CCUS value chains
  • Reactor design, optimization, and sizing using phenomenological and/or CFD methods
  • Experimental demonstration of thermal conversion
  • Experimental demonstration of electrochemical cells
  • Skills in coding in Matlab or Python
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to interpret and analyze simulation and/or experimental results
  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams that involve experimentalists and modelers.

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Criteria of candidates:

  • An engineering degree or Master of science in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or related disciplines, focusing on reactor and process design and development.
  • Strong motivation and passion for research in the field of CCUS/Carbon management.
  • Proven ability to fulfill the academic writing requirements for reports and scientific publications.
  • High sense of responsibility and compliance with safety regulations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of operational requirements for a successful research project and managing time and resources.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written, are important.
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently.

Application and selection:

The application folder must contain:

  • A cover letter specifying the candidate's motivation in relation to this job profile.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • Brief research statement.
  • Contact information of 3 referees (PhD mentor, postdoctoral mentor if relevant, and a third referee familiar with the applicant’s education, research, and entrepreneurial experience). Applicants are assumed to have obtained their references’ consent to be contacted for this matter.

Working conditions:

Deadline: The selection process ends once the candidates are selected

Start of contract: As soon as possible.

Location: UM6P, Benguerir

Type of Contract: CDD.

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