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The successful candidate will join a Bioenergy Supergen Hub funded sub-project to develop and evaluate an innovative algae-based process to produce fuel-grade biomethane and sequester remaining biomass carbon into algal co-product and biochar.
A PhD in algae cultivation/optimization or related fields is required and you will be experienced in working with extremophiles, anaerobic digestion and hydrothermal biomass treatment which is desired, but not essential.
Candidates will also require excellent problem-solving skills and need to be able to work across multiple fields. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential, and you will be expected to actively engage with industrial and non-academic stakeholders.
The position is full time for a fixed term period of 9 months available to start July 2019 ending no later than 31 March 2020.
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Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Tanja Radu, Lecturer in Water Engineering, by email at T.Radu@lboro.ac.uk or by telephone on (01509) 223808 or Dr Jonathan Wagner, Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, by email at J.L.Wagner@lboro.ac.uk or by telephone on (01509) 222546
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