Research Assistant - Ben Guerir, Marrakech-Safi, Maroc

Gestion projet / Etudes / R&D - Secteur Enseignement / Formation

  • De 3 à 5 ans
  • 1 poste(s) sur Autres régions - Maroc
  • Bac +5 et plus Minimum

Recherche de nouveauté Ambition Besoin d'action Besoin d'autonomie Rationalisme

  • CDD
  • Télétravail : Non
Publiée il y a 16 jours sur - Postulez avant le 07/04/2024

Entreprise :

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

Poste :

AgroBioSciences Department (AgBS)

College of Sustainable Agriculture & Environmental Sciences (CSAES)

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University


Host program: College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, AgroBiosciences Program.

Position: Research Assistant in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion and Its Applications.

Duration: 6 months (CDD).


Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified Research Assistant to join our esteemed team at the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences within the AgroBiosciences Program at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Benguerir, Morocco. You will play a vital role in advancing research related to the thermochemical conversion of biomass and its applications in agronomic, and bioremediation.

As a successful candidate you will be actively involved in various research activities including laboratory and field experiments to evaluate the performance and significant impact of contribution of pyrolysis products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, and execute experiments on the thermochemical conversion (pyrolysis devices) of biomass to produce biochar and activated biochar.
  • Perform analyses and characterization of different pyrolysis products: biochar, bio-oil, and syngas (GC-MC, LCMS, HPLC, Flash Chromatography, fractionation of pyrolytic bio-oil etc....).
  • Perform adsorption experiments.
  • Perform agronomic experiments using biochar-based fertilizer.
  • Perform detailed statistical analyses and interpret data to draw meaningful conclusions and recommendations.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of experimental procedures, data, and results for future reference and publication.


Profil recherché :

Desired skills and experiences:

  • Master’s degree, or engineering degree in bioprocess, thermochemical process, environmental science, or a related field.
  • Previous experience of conducting experiments related to thermochemical biomass conversion.
  • Previous experiences in adsorption (batch, dynamic) and agriculture experiments are highly recommended. 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate within a multidisciplinary research environment.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications by the deadline of 15 March 2024. The application folder should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for two reference persons.

Adresse de notre siège :

Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150

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