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Postdoc(s) positions on Waterborne Coatings Technology – DTU, Denmark 2022

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DTU CoaST Research Centre seeks Postdoc(s) positions on Waterborne Coatings Technology at the Technical University of denmark, Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
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Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: -
Salary: According to Standard Norms

DTU CoaST Research Centre
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Lyngby, Denmark

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Qualification Details

If you have a PhD in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or materials science, and you would like to challenge and improve waterborne coatings technologies for heavy-duty purposes towards a higher sustainability profile, this might be a job for you.

We are looking for two ambitious and visionary postdocs who thrive on turning exiting challenges into solutions based on curiosity and an open mind for entering new paths when necessary. You have a natural flair for driving things forward on you own, and you like to create results based on knowledge sharing and positive teamwork. Working with waterborne coatings is not new to you.


Responsibilities/Job Description

At DTU CoaST Research Centre, we support development, production and use of high performance organic coatings. Working along the whole value chain, our research activities cover organic, polymer based coating technologies from raw materials over formulation, test and characterization to production and application. You will contribute to the development of our expertise within waterborne heavy-duty coatings, and you will have the opportunity to make a personal impact on solving some of the most critical challenges these coatings are facing.CoaST has the aim to improve the sustainability profile of heavy-duty coatings for example by reducing the use of unwanted substances, facilitating the use of renewable raw materials, improving formulation and test methods using mathematical modelling as well as focus on the invention of new types of coatings technology with superior performance or functionality.We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Coatings for a better future – the jobYour focus will be to start and drive projects on waterborne heavy-duty coatings in cooperation with our faculty members; working towards solutions to the big challenges which waterborne heavy-duty coatings are presently facing such as improvement of the surface tolerance properties and enhancement of the anticorrosive performance. You will have a very high influence on the projects you and CoaST involve in.As a postdoc at CoaST you will be expected to contribute to the general growth of CoaST in a positive, friendly and open minded way by supervising students, participating in group meetings, driving your field forward and disseminating your results amongst others.

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Documents Required

To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file containing:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered. All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About the Department

The CoaST group – your new teamDTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. At CoaST, you will join a highly ambitious young research team under continuous development and establishment. Presently, our group consists of nearly 30 PhD students, Postdocs and researchers, and, with faculty members, our technical team and administration, the CoaST group counts a little more than 40 people. With more than 12 nationalities, our working environment is international and intercultural. Our working language is English, but knowledge of Danish is beneficial - if not from the start then later on.

About the Employer: Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Note or Other details

You can read more about DTU Chemical Engineering at you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

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Contact details

Further information may be obtained from Head of Department and CoaST Research Centre, Professor Kim Dam-Johansen, tel.: +45 4525 2845,

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