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Postdoc: Long term performance and durability of alkali-activated mineral wool waste

Closing the material loops of mineral wool at the end of its lifecycle by introducing novel technology and value chain to CDW sorting, analysis, pre- …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Stevinweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 - 40 uur
Salarisindicatie:
€ 3389 - € 4274 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
Postdoctoraal

Functieomschrijving

Closing the material loops of mineral wool at the end of its lifecycle by introducing novel technology and value chain to CDW sorting, analysis, pre-treatment, processing, novel products development, market introduction and commercialization is the main goal of the European H2020 project Wool2Loop (mineral wool waste back to loop with advanced sorting, pre-treatment and alkali activation). We seek a postdoc as a part of Wool2Loop the main aim of this postdoc project is to investigate the long term performance and durability of alkali-activated mineral wool materials. In the research program, fundamental understanding of the degradation mechanisms and the microstructure development of alkali-activated mineral wools under different exposure conditions is needed. Experiments on decay mechanism and long-term performance of alkali-activated mineral wools will be carried out. This research will close collaborate with other partners with Wool2Loop.

Functie-eisen

We are looking for a motivated colleague with a professional academic and independent working attitude. The candidate is expected to have a doctorate in Civil Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or Chemical Engineering. You are experienced in experimental research on construction materials; preferably on alkali activated materials.

Besides that;

  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken) and have good communication skills
  • You have demonstrable experience with independent scientific writing and have good social skills
  • You are result oriented and you are a creative and structured thinker

Conditions

TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

Additional information

For more information about this position, you can contact Guang Ye, Associate Professor, via g.ye@tudelft.nl. To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV, list of publications, 1 page abstract of your PhD thesis, two recommendation letters (or alternatively the names and email addresses of two references) and a letter of application specifically addressing our position in one single PDF entitled Lastname_CiTG19.42.pdf by August 1 to Recruitment-CiTG@tudelft.nl. When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number CiTG19.42.

If your MSc diploma and transcript are not in Dutch, English, French or German and you will be the selected candidate, the TU Delft will ask you to deliver a certified translation in case you will be appointed.