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Multiple positions are available for design and development of catalytic 
distillation processes with applications to the production of biofuels and 
chemicals.  Several projects, sponsored by US Department of Energy SBIR 
awards, are under development in collaborative work between KSE, Inc. and 
the University of Massachusetts.  The projects involve conceptual design, 
cost estimation, optimization, catalyst development and testing, equipment 
fabrication and experimental demonstration of the designs.  Both 
organizations are located in Amherst Massachusetts, USA approximately 2 
hours from Boston and 3 hours from New York.  The following positions are 
available immediately.


 PhD Chemical Engineer with background and interests in conceptual design 
and optimization of reaction-separation systems, especially reactive 
distillation.  Successful candidates should be within 4 years of earning 
the PhD in chemical engineering.  Appointment as either a Postdoc or 
Senior Postdoc at a salary commensurate with experience.  Demonstration of 
independent research accomplishments and communication skills is 
required.  Contact Professor Michael F. Malone at [log in to unmask] 

 BS, MS or PhD Chemical Engineer, for a leadership position in a chemical 
R&D firm in Massachusetts.  At least 10 years industrial experience in 
simulation, scale up, design, and/or construction of distillation 
columns.  Excellent communication skills.  Contact KSE, Inc. at 
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