Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute, SOEST, temporary, extramural funds. To begin approximately February 2020.
Training to be Performed: Participate in project to evaluate constant volume carbonization process to convert biomass and waste to higher-value, stabilized, carbonized products under the Asia Pacific Regional Energy Systems Assessment Program (APRESA).
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in mechanical, chemical, or bioresources engineering or equivalent. Prior experience in ASEAN countries conducting research relevant to thermochemical biomass conversion to fuels, power, or higher-value products. Demonstrated ability to conduct experimental research, operate and maintain analytical equipment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to safely conduct research with minimum supervision.
Desirable Qualifications: Prior experience with pyrolysis processes, data acquisition systems, gas chromatography, batch reactor systems, process modeling.
Stipend: $5,000 per month or commensurate with qualifications.
To Apply: Submit statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, names and contact information (including email address) for three work-related references, and one relevant first-author publication via email to Tammy Furuta at email@example.com. Selectee will be required to submit official transcripts prior to start date. All application documents become property of the University of Hawai‘i.
Closing Date: Continuous recruitment until the position is filled with applications to be screened beginning immediately. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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