|Reference #||R-SC 001|
|Location||Gaborone, South East, Botswana|
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.
Main Purpose of the Job:
•To undertake research on carbonaceous materials gasification and catalytic conversion of syngas.
•PhD in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
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|