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Place of work:

Working hours:
39 h/week

28 June 2022

Online application
English / German
Job-Id: 2022/88 (1432)

The HZDR is committed to equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage applications from qualified female candidates. We also carefully consider all applications from job candidates with severe disabilities.

Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden

PostDoc (f/m/d) Life Cycle Assessment, techno-economic and sustainability evalution of industrial processing

Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.400 employees from more than 50 nations at one of our six research sites and help us moving research to the next level!

At the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF), innovative technologies for the circulareconomy are developed to provide and use mineral and metal-bearing rawmaterials more efficiently and to recycle them in an environmentally friendly way.

As part of the Institute, the Department of Modelling and Valuation invites applications as PostDoc (f/m/d) Life Cycle Assessment, techno-economic and sustainability evalution of industrial processing.

The position will be available from 1 August 2022. The employment contract is limited till 30 April 2024.

Your tasks:

  • Perform resource efficiency, Life Cycle Assessments, techno-economic and sustainabillty evaluations of resource-intensive industrial processes such as chemical, metallurgical or energy production processes
  • Benchmark different processes and scenarios to find the most efficient and sustalnable route for the production of commodltles such as materials, metals or energy
  • Coordinate work packages in national and international projects related to the tasks mentioned above
  • Attend meetlngs and workshops within these projects
  • Expand the knowledge and create new methods for evaluating the sustainability of resource-lntensive industrial processes
  • Supervise students on the topics mentioned above

Your profile:

  • Completed PhD in Process Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related topics

  • Experience in Life Cycle Assessment, techno-economic and sustainability evaluatlons of industrial processes

  • Willingness to research and generate new knowledge and methods wlthin the sustainability evaluation of industrial processes

  • Experience in project management and coordination, and writlng of project proposals

  • Strong motivation to work in a collaborative research environment within the group, Institute and project

  • Excellent communication skills in English in a professional context

Our offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • The employment contract is limited till 30 April 2024
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • An employer subsidy for the VVO job ticket

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.