Post-Doctoral Position at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology in Reactive Extrusion of biobased Polmers and Nanocomposite

Are you passionate about research? So are we! Come and join us!

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies.




How will you contribute?
The candidate will actively participate to the process-material-properties interrelationship identification and understanding, in interaction with the structural composite teams and the project industrial partners. The responsibilities of the candidate will also include:

Contribution the reactive extrusion formulation and process development, including lab synthesis, screw design, implementation, and validation of new biobased non-isocyanate polyurethanes based on biobased monomers
Dispersion of nanoparticles into the corresponding polymers
Design of experiments
Resulting material characterization through multi-scale and multi-field methods
Interpretation and statistical analysis of results, in close relation with characterization and testing teams.
Internal Reporting
Dissemination of results (meetings, publications, conferences)

Your LIST benefits

  • An organization with a passion for impact and strong RDI partnerships in Luxembourg and Europe that works on responsible and independent research projects; 
  • Sustainable by design, empowering our belief that we play an essential role in paving the way to a green society;
  • Innovative infrastructures and exceptional labs occupying more than 5,000 square metres, including innovations such as our Viswall, high-scale incubators and top of the range 3D/4D printings that are part of our toolkit for excelling in all we do;
  • Multicultural and international work environment with more than 45 nationalities represented in our workforce;  
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment empowering our people to fulfil their personal and professional ambitions;
  • Gender-friendly environment with multiple actions to attract, develop and retain women in science; 
  • 32 days paid annual leave, 11 public holidays, flexible working hours, 13-month salary, statutory health insurance and access to lunch vouchers; 
  • Personalized learning programme to foster our staff’s soft and technical skills; 
  • An environment encouraging curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas. 

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