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ACER CoE - Post Doctoral Fellowship : Battery Recycling

Morocco (MA)
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology, General Engineering
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Details

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields

The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco's frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa.

Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

About ACER CoE:

The centre has been recently created to address enduring process challenges in Chemistry and Engineering disciplines and create an environment for interdisciplinary research. The research program of ACER is multidisciplinary, with faculty members from backgrounds in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Engineering focusing on different research fields such as catalysis, separation, energy generation, conversion and storage, and organic optoelectronics intelligent and advanced polymers and materials.

Job description:
 The successful candidate will:

  • Undertake original research of international excellence.
  • Prepare papers for publication in leading journals and/or contribute to the dissemination at national/international conferences, workshops and meetings.
  • Communicate to the research projects team the development, progress and results of research activities.
  • Develop collaborative links with the core scientific staff in related program areas to gain exposure and build knowledge on experimental/research activities and approaches, in order to improve conceptual development and implementation.
  • Identify areas of improvement within the research structure using integrated management approaches in pursuit of capacity building/strengthening and the preservation of scientific rigor in research studies.
  • Support if required, the development of proposals for research funding.
  • Develop undergraduate courses, Master courses and modules.
  • Support the appropriate equipment purchasing and ability to deal with international suppliers.
  • Assist to the supervision of Ph.D. students and guide their research work.

Candidate Profile:

Due to the multidisciplinary character of ACER CoE, the ideal candidate must have as well a multidisciplinary scientific profile:

  •  PhD degree in Materials Science, Chemical Processes or another suitable engineering discipline.
  • Sound background in Electrochemistry/Chemical & Mineral Processes/Chemistry
  • Experience in the recovery of strategic metals and thed development of fresh Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Experience in Statistial models for optimizing the chemical process
  • Skills in elemental & structural analysis using various existing techniques.
  • Knowledge in advanced structural characterizations will be valued.
  • Knowledge in surface analysis, electrochemistry (Chronopotentiometry, Impedance Spectroscopy) and aging tests (High temperature measurements and long term cycling stability).
  • Familiar with risk assessment and safe working procedures in a chemical laboratory.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English.
  • Good publication track record in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.
  • Excellent networking ability and organizational skills.
  • Experience in co-supervision and coordination of master students.

Candidature Submission:

Applicants should submit:

1.    Cover letter outlining research experience, achievements and stating research interests.
2.    Curriculum Vitae.
3.    List of publications.
4.    Name and contact information of three referees who are not current UM6P faculty.
5.    Recommendation letter.


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