The chair of Process Systems Engineering (AVT.SVT) is part of Aachener Verfahrenstechnik, was founded in 1993 by Prof Wolfgang Marquardt and is directed since 2012 by Prof. Alexander Mitsos, PhD.
Our research covers different topics of process systems engineering which link chemical engineering with computational engineering science.
It is focused on the development of basic principles of mathematical modeling, the combination of experiments and modeling, conceptual process design, process operations and control as well as the development of numerical algorithms and software-tools.
The methodological aspect is complemented by applications in the process industries.
The tasks include teaching and research. The research topic will be in combined process and product design with special emphasis to renewable energy and raw material sources.
Applicants must have a doctorate/Ph.D. or equivalent.
You have received an excellent doctoral degree in chemical engineering or a related subject such as industrial engineering, systems engineering, mathematics, or mechanical engineering.
You have demonstrated research capability. You have a very strong technical background as indicated by your excellent grades. You enjoy and are capable of interdisciplinary cooperation and you have very good communication skills. You have experience in modeling technical systems and in computations.
Please send a complete application, including a short letter of motivation, a detailed CV including grades and list of publications/presentations, copies of all transcripts (high school degree, BSc/MSc, doctorate) and if possible two letters of recommendation.
Knowledge of German is not required.
The position is initially be limited to one year and is to be filled as soon as possible. This is a full-time position.
The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a "Family-Friendly University". We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.
Please send your application by June 30, 2017 to
RWTH Aachen University
Prof. Alexander Mitsos
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