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Within the Department of Chemistry and the Research Support Office (RSO) of the Faculty of Science, we are looking for a research manager to support our distinguished University Professor ‘Catalysis, Energy & Sustainability’ Bert Weckhuysen. As the position is new in our department, it offers plenty of room for your own input.
As Research Manager you will support and advise Professor Bert Weckhuysen on all aspects of the management of the Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis (ICC) group. You are jointly responsible for realizing the ambitions of the research group and the other scientific staff of the ICC group. You will be employed in the RSO of the Faculty of Science and will work closely together with the other support staff of the ICC group. The RSO supports researchers in finding external funding for their research and in collaborating with third parties, including companies and governmental organisations within the Netherlands and beyond.
The range of tasks is diverse and always evolving, but amongst others you will:
We are looking for a committed colleague to strengthen our team on both a professional and a personal level. We would like you to bring the following to our team:
In addition to the employment conditions from the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. These include agreements on professional development, leave arrangements and sports. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment through the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we encourage you to grow.
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The Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis group of the Department of Chemistry at Utrecht University is devoted to the design, synthesis, and characterization of solid catalysts. These catalyst materials are then applied in various applications, including the conversion of renewable feedstock into fuels, chemicals and materials, the conversion of environmentally harmful chemicals into benign compounds, the catalytic activation of CO2, and the valorisation of agricultural and municipal waste, including plastic waste.
The Department of Chemistry in Utrecht covers the whole range of chemistry, with a research focus on Catalysis, Colloids and Structural Biology. We use our skills to seek answers to today's great challenges in sustainability, nanomaterials, and molecular life sciences. Our research and education form an integrated whole and all our researchers are involved in teaching alongside their research programmes and commitments.
The Research and Valorisation Policy Department consists of policy officers, project managers and the grant officers of the Research Support Office (RSO). The Research and Valorisation Policy Department is part of the management of the Faculty of Science. We are a department with an informal atmosphere, where collegiality is paramount and where, in addition, everyone works independently.
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