Research Fellow – Solvent Purification

From: University of Melbourne / CO2 CRC

Project: Solvent Purification

The CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) is a major initiative aimed at reducing the amount of carbon dioxide released to the atmosphere. Funded by industry and the Federal Government, the CO2CRC researches the logistical, technical, financial and environmental issues of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial gases and storing these emissions in deep geological formations. General information about the CRC is available at

The CRC is seeking to appoint a new post-doctoral fellow into the carbon dioxide capture program. The position is located in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Melbourne.

The successful applicant will work on a project funded by Australian National Low Emissions Coal Research and Development. This project aims to develop cost effective methods to purify amine-based solvents. The focus is on the use of membrane technology, specifically electrodialysis and nanofiltration to achieve this objective.

The appointee is expected to undertake original research and participate actively in the research activities of both the CO2CRC and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. They are expected to report on the outcomes of their work in a timely fashion through both oral presentation and written material. It is expected that the written material will form part of reports presented to industrial collaborators and be suitable for publication in scholarly journals.

Location: Parkville, VIC

Salary: $59,646 – $80,939 p.a. (Level A) or $85,203 – $101,175 p.a. (Level B) plus 9% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience. per annum plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: 1.5 years
Ref No: 0024860

For information follow this link: Research Fellow – Solvent Purification

For Further Details contact: Professor Sandra Kentish

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