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1. RESEARCHER, SPECIALTY CHEMICALS (1 position

Company BITRI
Reference # R-SC 001
Published 31/10/2019
Contract Type Contract
5 Years
Salary Market Related
Location Gaborone, South East, Botswana
Introduction
Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) was established in 2012 as a Government of the Republic of Botswana company limited by shares, with a mandate to identify, develop and/or adapt appropriate technology solutions that provide sustainable innovative solutions through co-creation and collaboration in line with national priorities and needs of Batswana.
Job Functions Research
Industries Research
Specification
Main Purpose of the Job:
•To undertake research on carbonaceous materials gasification and catalytic conversion of syngas.

Education:
•PhD in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
Requirements
Experience and working knowledge:
•At least five years research experience on carbon-based materials.
•Extensive knowledge of gasification plants and catalytic reactors.
•Extensive knowledge of catalyst synthesis.
•Extensive knowledge of synthesis and characterization of carbon-based nanomaterials.
•Demonstrated knowledge of operating and troubleshooting a coal gasification pilot plant.
•Demonstrated knowledge of operating and troubleshooting a high-pressure catalytic reactor.
•Evidence of supervising at least three post graduate students.
•At least five research articles from high impact journals with minimum impact factor 3 on carbon-based materials and catalysts.

Job Closing Date 14/11/2019
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