Postdoc Position on “Electrochemical Conversion”, University of Twente, Netherlands

Post-Doc-Position in Netherlands, University of Twente

Postdoc Position on “Electrochemical Conversion”: Exciting postdoc opportunity focusing on carbon circularity through electrochemical processes, collaborating with industrial leaders in sustainable chemical solutions.

Postdoc Position on “Electrochemical Conversion of Biomass Towards Green Artificial Sugars”

Summary Table:

Hours38 – 40 hr/week
Salary€ 3,877 – € 5,090 gross/month
Deadline15 Jul 2024

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Electrochemical conversion, biomass utilization, green chemistry

Location: University of Twente & MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, Netherlands


  • PhD degree (or soon to complete) in electrochemistry, electrochemical synthesis, electrocatalysis, or related fields.
  • Hands-on experience in vibrational and in-situ spectroscopy techniques preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with a creative mindset.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and international environment, including with industrial partners.

Job Description:

The Postdoc will contribute to the project “Steering Formose Selectivity through Electrochemical Reduction of Aldehydes: Towards Conversion of Biomass to Green Artificial Sugars – FORESEE”. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and optimizing electrochemical processes for biomass conversion.
  • Investigating effects of electrolyte pH, applied potential, current density, and electrode materials.
  • Analyzing reaction kinetics, selectivity, and mechanistic aspects.
  • Publishing research findings in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at conferences.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents via the ‘Apply now’ button:

  • Cover letter (max 2 pages A4) detailing motivation and qualifications.
  • Curriculum Vitae (max 2 pages A4) including education, research experience, publications, and references.
  • List of publications and conference talks.

For further information, contact Marco Altomare:

Last Date for Apply: 15 Jul 2024



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