Tenure : Term
Duration : 2 Years
Language Requirements : English
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Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.
We are looking for a Research Officer (RO) in CO2 Conversion Technologies to support our new NRC Research facilities in Mississauga.
The facility in Mississauga is the first NRC Research Facility in the Greater Toronto Area and will be an innovation ecosystem hub and a catalyst for accelerating the development and commercialization of advanced materials.
The selected candidate would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.
You will support the goals of NRC and the Energy, Mining and Environment Research Centre through research and the development and application of advanced technologies.
You will be working in a team environment with researchers and technical experts in world-class facilities.
you will manage collaborations with external partners within the energy and chemical industries, academia and other researchers in Canada and internationally.
You will have demonstrated research excellence in the form of high-impact publications, patents, awards, and conference presentations.
You will have familiarity with research proposals and funding in the Canadian ecosystem. A post-doctoral research experience, particularly in the private sector, is preferred.
Projects will be diversified and will include activities in development and production scale-up of catalytic materials (primarily electrocatalytic), membranes, and CO2 conversion devices.
Some of these activities will be aimed at the development of a platform for accelerated catalyst development to speed the discovery and evaluation of new materials.
Your responsibilities will include development of new research initiatives, preparation of research proposals, management of R&D projects, maintenance of research partnerships and advancing CO2 conversion technologies toward commercialization.
Your role will require that you lead multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with leading academic groups and early-stage SMEs.
Being in a dynamic position means that the workdays are always evolving, challenging and motivating. You are a self-starter who can excel in an evolving and exciting R&D environment and provide input into the direction and priorities of R&D activities that will be set forth by this new initiative in Mississauga.
If you’re that person, then this may be the perfect role for you!
In joining our team, you will enjoy a wide range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates :
PhD in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering or related areas
MSc in materials science, chemistry, or chemical engineering or related areas, along with significant and relevant R&D experience in broader area of catalysts associated with the CO2 reduction reaction, hydrogen evolution reaction, oxygen evolution reaction, and / or the nitrogen reduction reaction conversion, and development of related devices will be considered.
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Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria :
For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s) : Research
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