In this recruitment, we are primarily looking for a candidate with a background in the following field(s): wood science, lignocellulose chemistry, wood biopolymer chemistry, surface analysis, chemistry and chemical technology, and material science and engineering.
The main task will be to carry out work within the scope defined by the project, within Emission Free Pulping (EFP) program.
EFP program represents a ground-breaking initiative aimed at challenging and revolutionizing current pulping processes and developing novel pulping concepts to drastically reduce CO2 emissions. The EFP consortium, coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, consist of 10 research organizations in both countries and several major forest industries. The project task at ÅAU has a strong focus on the development of analytical toolboxes that will allow to investigate fiber liberation more efficiently.
The employment can start as soon as possible or as per agreement. The appointed person will be placed at the Faculty of Science and Engineering. The position is located in Turku.
We are looking for a motivated project researcher who has an education background in wood science or lignocellulose chemistry, biomass and fiber characterization and chemistry, chemistry and chemical technology, or other closely related field suitable for the position described above.