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Research Engineer in Bioprocess and Environmental Biotechnologies 1 Emploi CDD

il y a 3 semaines Enseignement / Formation Ben Guerir   77 vues
Détails de l'annonce

Main Responsibilities : 

The Engineer will be expected to:

  • Setup scientific experiments and daily work in terms of samples collection in the field, sample preparation and characterization,
  • Run field and lab experiments in the areas of bioprocesses and development of agro-resources
  • Prepare plans of experiments
  • Run common laboratory tasks
  • Develop and optimize physico-chemical and microbiological analysis methods
  • Perform statistical analysis and processing of results
  • Provide technical assistance to researchers, doctoral students, master students, technicians and other members of the R&D team to develop new products / processes / technologies
  • Execute and / or support R&D projects in cooperation with other departments and industrial partners
  • Contribute in students’ supervision
  • Writing reports, articles, patents, etc.
  • Scientific and technical monitoring in the field
  • Ensure the application of health and safety measures and rules

Education, qualifications and experience : 

  • The candidate will be expected to:
  • Engineering degree in in Bioprocess, Environmental Biotechnology, biology or related fields (the PhD will be advantageous).
  • Background in environmental biotechnology and bioprocess.
  • Knowledge in biostatistical analysis, data management and analytical methods is desirable.
  • Experience in designing and conducting field trials and research experiments under controlled conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and conduct lab/field trials
  • Good knowledge of the concepts of bioprocess, environmental biotechnology, biorefinery.
  • Good knowledge of biomass conversion techniques for the production of products with high added value (Biocompost, biogas, bioethanol and / or biohydrogen)
  • Ability to transfer the results of scientific knowledge obtained in the laboratory to pilot and demonstration levels.
  • Experience with chemical, biochemical and microbiological analysis techniques 
  • Strong practical knowledge in software related to process engineering and simulation
  • Creativity, rigor, open-mindedness, great adaptability, autonomy, organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to work in groups, motivation by our research themes, able to work effectively with members of other departments and managers associated projects.
  • Aptitude for team work and problem solving.
  • Excellent English proficiency. French understanding is desired.
  • Organizational dexterity and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Positive attitude in changing fast-paced environments.

 Applications and selection procedure:

  • Applications must contain:
  • Cover letter indicating the position applied for and the main research interests.
  • Detailed CV.
  • Transcripts of grades
  • A PDF copy of the PFE, a recent report or article. Confidential documents are not accepted.
  • Contact information of 3 references (Applicants are assumed to have obtained their references’ consent to be contacted for this matter).

 Employment terms:

  • The successful candidate will be employed on an internationally competitive salary by the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) based at Benguerir, Morocco. He/she will be working mainly in Ethiopia and Senegal but will be travelling to Morocco (Benguerir and Laayoune).
  • Along with the competitive compensation, UM6P offers opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, assistance in housing and other wellbeing support such as free gym, free language courses and a vibrant new environment at UM6P, with easy access to Marrakech, the hub of culture and arts.
  • The initial appointment as Research Engineer will be for one year renewable once. At the end of the second year, the appointed candidate will be able to apply for a permanent position UM6P, subject to delivering a seminar and satisfactory performance as assessed by an evaluation panel.
  • At UM6P, we are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
Description de la société
L’Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique est une institution orientée vers la recherche appliquée et l’innovation et tournée vers l’Afrique, qui ambitionne de se placer parmi les universités mondialement reconnues dans ces domaines.
Située dans la commune de Benguerir, à proximité de Marrakech, et logée au cœur de la Ville Verte Mohammed VI, l’Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique ambitionne de rayonner à l’échelle nationale, continentale et internationale.
Plus qu’une institution académique classique, l’Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique (UM6P) est une plateforme d’expérimentation, un vivier d’opportunités, que les étudiants se plaisent à appeler très justement « L’école de la vie ».