• Delft
  • 40 uur
  • WO
  • € 4750  per maand
solliciteer via YACHT

Jr. Research Scientist Energy Transition

  • 12 maart 2018
  • Delft
  • 40 uur
  • WO
  • € 4750  per maand


  • 12 maart 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9050964

The global energy sector and the (chemical) industry are in a transition towards: the use of new feedstock, the use of renewable energy, process and energy efficiency and carbon capture and re-use. TNO is on top of these developments and performing scientific research projects to gain valuable data. This is where you step in... Within our group we are looking for innovators that can work on one or more of the these groundbreaking topics. Together with the unit Sustainable Process & Energy Systems you will reach new scientific breakthroughs on these developments!

Our core technical expertise is Gas- Treatment and Conversion, Separation technologies, Bio-based Building Block synthesis and Energy Conversion & Storage. We work for- and with (renewable) energy and chemistry companies and in a network of international knowledge partners.

Some typical projects/programs we are working on:

  • Hydrogen as a carbon-free fuel and feedstock: www.sintef.no/projectweb/elegancy/
  • Carbon capture and carbon (re)use technology development and piloting: www.alignccus.eu
  • New energy storage solutions (heat and electricity) in the build environment www.scores-project.eu
  • Electrification of the industry: www.voltachem.com
  • Biomass valorization: biogas as a fuel and feedstock, biomass conversion to aromatics: www.biorizon.eu



Are you the ideal applicant for this exciting project? Then you most probably possess the following requirements: 

  • ​You have an M.Sc. or PhD in e.g. process technology, chemical engineering, physics or mechanical engineering
  • For you, knowledge is a means to reach a goal, rather than a goal in itself
  • You understand the challenges of developing technology that needs to be scaled up
  • You have a good mastery of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Industrial working experience is a plus


We offer you the first/next step in your career and together with Yacht you will build your career. During your assignment we will coach you and help you develop your personal and professional skills. There will be a lot of learning on the job and also the possibility to do courses. We will always be in contact for you to make to best decisions for your career and make sure you will always have a challenging assignment.
With regards to the terms and conditions of the contract we strive to give a satisfying contract with our professionals.


TNO is an independent research organisation whose expertise and research make an important contribution to the competitiveness of companies and organisations, to the economy and to the quality of society as a whole. Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. With 3000 people we develop knowledge not for its own sake but for practical application. To create new products that make life more pleasant and valuable and help companies innovate. To find creative answers to the questions posed by society. We work for a variety of customers: governments, the SME sector, large companies, service providers and non-governmental organisations. Working together on new knowledge, better products and clear recommendations for policy and processes. In everything we do, impact is the key. Our product and process innovations and recommendations are only worth something if our customers can use them to boost their competitiveness.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Rajeev Girjasing via telefoonnummer 06-22276866

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