As a leading research organization in the area of wood and wood-related renewable resources in Europe, the Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH (Wood K plus) provides research and development services for the industry in the field of wood composite materials and wood chemistry.
In cooperation with company and scientific partners, the team “Wood Composites & Digital Transformation” - located at the area Wood Materials and Technologies in Tulln - is looking for a
Junior researcher for a dissertation in wood tracing (PhD) (f/m/d)
Our team conducts research within the field of wood composites research and in the digitization of production processes of wood and engineered wood products.
Your work will be focused on research about the traceability of wood along its value chain. Together with partners from industry and science, approaches are developed and evaluated at laboratory scale. The PhD thesis will be supervised at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Priv. Doz. DI Dr. Michael Grabner).
- Conducting research in wood physics and material science with regard to marking technologies and characteristic features of wood
- Evaluate developed approaches for tracing wood in lab scale
- Design, implementation and evaluation of experiments
- Scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and at international scientific conferences
University degree (master’s, diploma), preferably in Wood Science, Material Science, Physics or Engineering
Knowledge about wood anatomy
Experience with data handling (optional)
Good knowledge in spoken and written English
Work in an international, motivated team and a scientifically highly active environment
Supervision of PhD-project, professional training and further education
Flexible, self-responsible work organisation
Modern laboratories and pilot plants
Immediate job opening
EUR 2.500 / month (14 x per year) based on 40 h/week, depending on qualification
Place of employment:
Tulln, Lower Austria
Dr. Martin Riegler
Team Leader Wood Composites & Digital Transformation
Tel.: +43 1 47654-89125