Looking for an impactful role? Does driving Luxembourg and Europe to the top of R&D in the field of new single-atom catalysts appeal to you? This extraordinary position is for you!
Our client is a mission-oriented Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment, and IT. They develop competitive and market-oriented product/service prototypes for public and private actors and work along the whole innovation chain: from basic/applied research, to incubation and technology transfer.
The MRT (Material Research & Technology) department, with its 200 researchers and engineers, develops activities based on five thematic pillars: nanomaterials, nanotechnology, scientific instrumentation and process technology, structural composites, and functional polymers. The department also includes four high-tech platforms, focusing on composites, prototyping, characterization and testing. These platforms serve both internal research staff, and other stakeholders in Luxembourg.
As head-of-RDI unit, you will:
Further details on PEARL program of FNR https://www.fnr.lu/funding-instruments/pearl/
You are an internationally recognized Leading Researcher (PhD + 12 years of experience) in a relevant subfield of catalysis in academia and industry with a proven track record, including:
Your scientific expertise is preferably in:
You can run & develop a research unit as readily as you can build & manage research teams. You are intimately familiar with both research with industry, and the exploitation of research to industrialise innovative technology is part of your DNA. You understand the political and financial stakes at play. You act as an ambassador for your institution and are comfortable dealing with (inter)national public authorities, private organization & other stakeholders.
You have a passionate and entrepreneurial mindset and are able to demonstrate an understanding of the business aspects of the future of hydrogen and CO2 economy. As an entrepreneur, it is second nature for you to develop commercial opportunities and partnerships. You are highly communicative, truly collaborative and very organized. As a leader, you are active, decisive, charismatic and inspirational. You are proficient in English. A good level of French or German would be considered as an asset.
If you wish to give a prestigious boost to your career as a Leading Researcher, Head of Unit in a famous Luxembourg RTO and contribute to one of today's greatest technological challenges, please send your application (scientific CV + list of publications/patents + cover letter + salary expectations) to Adoc Talent Management.