Mechanical, process, chemical engineer or similar (f/m/x)

Sustainable heat supply in the chemical industry

You would like to build up a scientific team that develops solutions for the integration of a sustainable heat supply in partnership with the chemical industry? Then we have the right offer for you!

With 120 employees, the Institute for Solar Research is one of the leading research institutions in the field of concentrating solar technology for the provision of high-temperature heat for power plants and industrial processes, which are developed in close cooperation with industry. With its extensive understanding of systems, it is able to further develop solar technology specifically for new fields of application. The newly founded department focuses on concepts for sustainable heat supply in the chemical industry. In addition to concentrating solar thermal energy, all other relevant renewable technologies will also be considered.

As Head of Department, you will be responsible for setting up and managing the Sustainable Systems Process Engineering (NSV) department, which is to be newly founded on 01.01.2024. This currently has 12 employees with a focus on the numerical simulation of energy systems and the metrological recording of energy consumption in the building sector. Further resources are available to expand the department

The main areas of work are:

  • strategic development and representation of the research field internally and externally
  • defining, conducting and guiding scientific research in the field
  • building strategic partnerships with industry
  • recruitment and management of employees
  • acquisition of research funds
  • definition and construction of large-scale research facilities
  • management of staff, infrastructure and resources

The place of work is at the DLR site in Jülich. The position is initially limited to three years. During this time, DLR aims to advertise the position jointly with a university in NRW as a W2 professorship and expects applicants to have the appropriate qualifications for such a procedure.

Your qualifications:

  • You have completed a scientific university degree (Master's degree or diploma) in the field of mechanical engineering, process engineering, chemical engineering or a similar course of study relevant for the job.
  • You can demonstrate a doctorate or many years of professional experience in the above-mentioned research area.
  • Your many years of professional experience in experimental research and sound industry knowledge in the research field make you an indispensable expert for us.
  • You convince us with demonstrable long-term experience in leading a research team and managing large-scale national and international projects.
  • You have many years of experience in the acquisition, preparation and execution of orders and are business fluent in German and English.
  • You have sound experience in the development of research topics and the acquisition of third-party funding.
  • You are able to evaluate scientific contexts and convincingly represent scientific results.
  • You have experience in guiding staff in scientific work and demonstrable experience in disseminating research results in relevant international journals.

Your benefits:

Look forward to a fulfilling job with an employer who appreciates your commitment and supports your personal and professional development. Our unique infrastructure offers you a working environment in which you have unparalleled scope to develop your creative ideas and accomplish your professional objectives. Our human resources policy places great value on a healthy family and work-life-balance as well as equal opportunities for persons of all genders (f/m/x). Individuals with disabilities will be given preferential consideration in the event their qualifications are equivalent to those of other candidates.

DLR - Helmholtz / Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt

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Deadline: 2024-01-07
Location: Germany, Jülich
Categories: Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering,


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