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.
The Sustainable Materials Research Center (SusMat - RC) is a multidisciplinary research center engaged in the development of advanced biobased products and materials thereof using biotechnological, physical and chemical conversion strategies and engineering processes (b) understanding and controlling their underlying specific functionalities and the structure-properties relationship acting over multiple length scales from the molecular, nano to the macro level and their cross-interactions and (c) utilizing the gathered knowledge and the invented materials to address key technological challenges in Morocco and African continent and assist the transition toward a green and circular economy.
The Sustainable Materials Research Center SUSMAT-RC is seeking a full-time Scientist for the processing of sustainable materials and to support the ongoing research and development on sustainable materials. The selected candidate is expected to plan, develop, conduct and execute applied research projects dedicated to green chemistry and chemical engineering focusing on the synthesis, processing, and assessment of new multifunctional materials. As a rapidly growing research center, an ideal candidate for this role is expected to be self-motivated, organized, and able to work in ambiguous and changeable situations. A minimum experience of 5 years in a similar position is required for this position.
Criteria of the candidate:
To be considered for this role, you will ideally have:
Be autonomous, detail-oriented, and possess strong organizational skills problem-solving attitudes
Strong initiative, self-motivated, and focused on achieving quality outputs.
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a good team player
Good time management and task prioritization skills.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals, including university professors, industry executives, entrepreneurs, etc
Successfully manage stressful situations and priorities, meet deadlines, have a positive attitude to deal with them
Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at any given time.
Strong initiative, self-motivated, and focused on achieving quality outputs
Fluent in English and French, both spoken and written
Application and Selection:
The application folder must contain:
Contact information of 3 referees
Profil recherché :
Ph.D. degree in polymer science and engineering, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, chemical sciences, or related areas with a focus on sustainable materials and their applications.
Experience and Skills:
At least 8 years of professional experience in a similar position
Relevant working experiences in science: be familiar with the research environment, the rules of the research funding, and the forms of intellectual property protection,
Strong experience in (bio)polymer chemistry, polymer formulation, nanocomposite science, and process engineering, notably the synthesis and characterization, blending, and processing of (bio)polymers and (bio)composites thereof.
Strong experience in the chemical synthesis of organic compounds, polymers and materials with new specifications.
Familiar with polymer characterization techniques such as DMA, DSC, TGA, FTIR, Raman spectroscopy, AFM, SEM, Rheology, MSD, thermos mechanical, etc. with a strong emphasis on health and safety management
Advanced experience in using scientific and technological search engines and tools to consult scientific and technological databases
Proved ability to investigate/extract/analyze/interpret/criticize/assess scientific and technological data
Significant Experience in the submission and management of R&D projects
Experience in techno-market analysis is considered as an asset
Have completed training in project management techniques, methods, and tools are considered as an asset
Evidence of collaboration with national and/or international institutions,
Familiarity with the institutional and industrial ecosystem of Morocco
Adresse de notre siège :
Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150
Traits de personnalité souhaités :
Recherche de nouveauté
Besoin de réflexion
Respect des règles
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