JOB POSTING: Research Professor, Industrial ecology and recycling technologies (646).
Form of employment: Regular, Full Time
Location: Finland – Espoo
Organization: Materials and built environment
Application period: September 16, 2011 – October 31, 2011
The professorship is engaged in industrial ecology, research more towards the new industrial recycling systems and technologies, and sustainable production development.
Research Professor, Industrial ecology and recycling technologies
Future society based on sustainable development, where the re-use is of central importance. Materials reuse, efficient use of secondary flows as well as more efficient recovery technologies provide the basis for the sustainable exploitation of natural resources and thus creating a process, in which Finland is known as a role model for clean technologies.
VTT has a strong position in material, manufacturing and energy technologies in the globally. Use of raw material reserves is also facing changes in the Nordic countries and the global competitiveness will require new innovations to improve the competitiveness of the sector.
Finnish investments in bio-and mineral-based natural resource sector provides innovative use of the excellent and extensive opportunities for added value products. New innovations are born from a strong contribution to the scientific and technological expertise at the interface. The professorship is to strengthen the VTT's international competitiveness and visibility of scientific expertise in sustainable development, reuse materials, product-based solutions. The goal is a comprehensive industrial ecology concept development, including material flow management throughout the product life cycle, a special focus on the development of new recycling technologies.
Research Professor is required to provide strong scientific evidence of Materials and / or process engineering, as well as side-streams for recovery and processing sub-regions. In the successful management experience is required sustainability assessments and industrial ecology knowledge. In particular, calls for strong industry and business knowledge, strong evidence for International Cooperation, working at the interface of industry and large-scale international project modules. Industry experience is considered as merit.
Sending your application: Please send your application including CV by October 31, 2011 to: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Register Office/Kirjaamo, Vuorimiehentie 5, FI-02150 Espoo, Finland. Please include two copies of 10-15 of the most significant publications and other documents that demonstrate your qualifications. VTT uses international experts to help evaluate its applicants, so your CV and other application documents should be provided in English. Application documents will not be returned.
Contact for this job:
For further information please contact Vice President, Materials and Built Environment, Eva Häkkä-Rönnholm, tel. +358 40 700 0145, eva.hakka-ronnholm "at" vtt.fi or Vice President, Applied Materials, Erja Turunen, tel. +358 50 380 9671, erja.turunen "at" vtt.fi
The full post can be accessed here: http://tyopaikat.oikotie.fi/avoimet-tyopaikat/research-professor-industrial-ecology-and-recycling-technologies-646/574901