RESEARCHER, SPECIALTY CHEMICALS – BITRI

ClientBITRI
Published19/12/2016
Contract TypeContract
5 Years
SalaryMarket Related
LocationGaborone, South East, Botswana
Introduction
The Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) is a newly established technology research institute whose mandate is to undertake research, identify and or develop appropriate technologies in line with national priorities and needs of Botswana
Job FunctionsResearch
IndustriesResearch
Specification
To undertake research on carbonaceous materials gasification and catalytic conversion of syngas.
Requirements
Education:
•PhD in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

Experience and working knowledge:
•At least five years research experience on carbon based materials.
•Extensive knowledge of gasification plants and catalytic reactors.
•Extensive knowledge of catalyst synthesis.
•Extensive knowledge of synthesis and characterization of carbon based nanomaterials.
•Demonstrated knowledge of operating and troubleshooting a coal gasification pilot plant.
•Demonstrated knowledge of operating and troubleshooting a high pressure catalytic reactor.
•Evidence of supervising at least three post graduate students.
•At least five research articles from high impact journals with minimum impact factor 3 on carbon based materials and catalysts.

Job Closing Date16/01/2017

 

 

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