Type: New appointment

Title: Specialist in sustainability assessment at BETA Technological Center

Type of position: FUB
Academic year: 2022 - 2023

Call start: 22-12-2023
Call end: 28-01-2024

Main unit or service: BETA Technological Center

The BETA Technology Center is formed by a young multidisciplinary team of 90 researchers, and seeks to incorporate a dynamic person, with leadership capacity and eager to be part of this project. We are looking for a specialist in evaluating the sustainability (environmental, economic and social) of products and processes.

The candidate will join the "sustainability accounting and optimization" research line as technical responsible of tasks related to sustainability assessment (life cycle, cost and social analyses) of the technologies and processes developed in the framework of several projects both European and transfer with companies. The candidate will also collaborate in the preparation of new proposals to attract new funding.

Functions and duties:
• Technical responsible of the tasks related to the evaluation and optimization of sustainability in competitive projects: Environmental, economic and social sustainability.
• Technical responsible in technology transfer and consulting projects with companies (both nationally and internationally) developing Environmental Product Declarations, Carbon footprints (product and organization, etc.) certifications, non-financial statements, etc.
• Participation in the preparation of new proposals to raise new funding.

University degree in the field
Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Sciences or similar

Certification of Level C1 in Catalan or commitment to obtain it.

Accreditation of Level B2 English or commitment to obtain it.

Previous participation in competitive research projects

Knowledge of life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology and knowledge of LCA software, especially OpenLCA (also Gabi and/or SimaPro)

• PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Sciences or similar.
• Knowledge of Cost Cycle Analysis and Social Life Cycle Analysis
• Knowledge of circularity indicators
• Advanced knowledge of Excel and VBA


Planning and organisation


Teamwork and cooperation






Learning and use of knowledge

Inclusion in the professional group Administrative and service staff (PAS)
Type of contract: permanent
Total work: full-time
Gross salary: 33.027,15 €

• Flexible working hours • Possibility of combining face-to-face work with teleworking

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