Reference: 22FUBPASTSTCI5149

Type: New appointment

Title: Senior technician expert in environmental technologies for the valorization of waste at the BETA Technology Center

Type of position: FUB
Academic year: 2022 - 2023

Call start: 02-11-2022
Call end: 23-11-2022

Main unit or service: None

The BETA Technological Center was born in November 2014 being a team of only 3 people. The enthusiasm and effort of our young, dynamic and multidisciplinary team has led us to be currently 70 people who work in a cohesive way with the mission of being able to contribute to the sustainable development of rural societies and improve their competitiveness and quality of life. The main impetus to fulfill this mission is both the execution of RTDI projects in the field of agri-food systems and the environment and the transfer to the private sector of innovative and competitive technology that incorporates sustainability criteria.

The BETA Technological Center continues to grow and seeks to incorporate a Technical Expert in Environmental Technologies for Waste Valorization, talented and motivated to continue developing his/her professional career in this field. The selected candidate will actively work in the Area of Environmental Technologies and Circular Bioeconomy; he/she is expected to be involved in the European flagship project CIRCULAR BIOCARBON (Grant Agreement ID 101023280), where the candidate will work evaluating various environmental technologies to obtain value-added products from organic solid wastes generated in urban areas or the agri-food sector. The selected candidate will also be involved in other competitive projects and private contracts with companies of the Environmental Technologies and Circular Bioeconomy research line.

Functions and duties:
• Design and implementation of pilot plants for the treatment and valorization of wastes.
• Start-up, monitoring and optimization of bioreactors and other environmental technologies, both at laboratory and pilot scale in a real environment.
• Main contact with providers, customers and project partners.
• Analysis and assessment of results and preparation of technical reports and scientific articles.
• Participation in proposals writing to obtain competitive or non-competitive financial support.
• He/she will be in charge of undergraduate and MSc students.

Vocational training
Higher Degree Training Course in the field of environment, chemistry, biology or similar

Certification of Level C1 in Catalan or commitment to obtain it

Accreditation of Level B2 English or commitment to obtain it

Experience in Design, performance and optimization of bioreactors and / or other processes.

Experience in Experimental Design and Results analysis.

Experience in technology transfer projects with companies

European driving licence

Willingness to travel

• MSc and University Degrees in the field of Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences or similar
• PhD in the field of Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences or similar
• Previous experience in the field of environmental technologies for waste valorisation, preferably in a research group or technology center.
• Have carried out research stays with research groups from other European universities.
• Previous participation in European projects, preferably H2020 and/or Horizon Europe.
• Experience in preparing proposals for attracting competitive funding.




Teamwork and cooperation






Learning and use of knowledge

Inclusion in the professional group Administrative and service staff (PAS)
Employment contract
Type of contract: Permanent
Total work: Full-time
Gross salary: 28.927,20 €

Permanent contract. Flexible working hours. Possibility to combine face to face working with teleworking.

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