Doctoral Candidate in the field of chemical engineering and solid-liquid separation
Aalto University, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering

Doctoral Candidate in the field of chemical engineering and solid-liquid separation


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Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering

Doctoral Candidate Positions

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. At Aalto, we are dedicated to societally meaningful research, artistic work and education, with the aim of tackling the complex challenges of our time. We are a community of 4000 faculty and experts and 11 000 students.


Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering is now looking for a target oriented

Doctoral Candidate in the field of chemical engineering and solid-liquid separation.


The position is located in the Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering.


Job description

For this position the work involves using crystallization as purification, concentration and separation method from multi-component solutions and research on solid-liquid thermodynamics. The industrial field of application is in process development of pretreatment and chemical recovery from biorefineries.


Your experience and skills

- Masters degree and a proven publication record preferably in chemical engineering.

- Experience in development and use of experimental methods for crystallization from melt and solution, freezing, hybrid separation processes, characterizations of solid materials (X-ray diffraction, Raman, particle size and shape)

- Solid-liquid equilibrium measurements and predictions are highly valued.

- Strong modeling background is an asset.


Salary and contract terms

Aalto University follows the new salary system of Finnish universities.

This is a fixed-term position.


For more Information

If you wish to hear more about the position, please contact Associate Professor Marjatta Louhi-Kultanen, email:


How to apply

Your application should include the following attachments:

- motivation letter,

- curriculum vitae,

- transcript of records/certificates (M.Sc./B.Sc.)

- references/names and contact details of possible references.


Please apply through our electronic recruitment system (link below). The deadline for applications is July 31th, 2019.


Application materials should be submitted in English.The materials will not be returned. Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.


The applicants must fulfill the admission requirements for the Aalto Doctoral Programme in Chemical Engineering covering also sufficient English skills. The applicant is expected to apply for and to be granted a right to pursue doctoral studies at Aalto University in the application cycle of fall of 2019. More information on the general requirements and the Doctoral Programme in Chemical Engineering:

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