Website UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change ESCI-UPF

The UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change ESCI-UPF is seeking a PhD candidate to work in the area of environmental sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

Desired profile. Engineer (Chemical, Industrial or Environmental) or Bachelor of Environmental Sciences is required to do a doctoral thesis. To this end, it is necessary to have a Master’s Degree or a degree with 300 ECTS credits. A candidate with a post-university experience of at least 3 years is desired.

Specific requirements. For a chemical or industrial engineer, a Master in environment will be specially valued. For an environmental engineer or a graduate in environmental sciences, a master’s degree in chemical or industrial processes will be valued. Especially, experience in the packaging sector will be valued. A good knowledge of English and modelling skills is essential. Immediate availability.

Main project. The contract is linked to a non-competitive project, financed by the BALL company, and related to the development and application of the Life Cycle Analysis methodology to Packaging Waste Management.

Ball Corporation is a provider of metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products, and of aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. Founded in 1880, the company employs 18,300 people worldwide. Ball Corporation stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BLL.

More information and applications:

approximately 24,000 euros gross / year

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