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      March 03,2021
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    Research assistant Energy Storage


    TNO is an independent research organization. TNO believes in jointly creating economic and social value. Working at TNO motivates you to work together, to contribute to improving the world and stimulating sustainability.

    Achieving the 2050 European energy and climate targets for renewable energy for renewable energy requires a multi-energy approach to energy generation and conversion to unlock the full potential of intermittent renewable energy sources. Energy storage (i.e. storage of electricity, heat and gas such as hydrogen) is indispensable for creating flexibility, allowing to optimize the balance between the energy demand and supply profiles. The Energy Conversion & Storage team is active in developing these technologies and is currently looking to expand with a research assistant.

    Do you recognize yourself in this position? Respond quickly and apply!


    Within the group "Sustainable Process & Energy Systems" at TNO in Delft we are looking for a Junior Research assistant.

    If you have more then 3 years of experience please check the link to a Medior role:

    As a research engineer/ laboratory technician, you will either independently or in a team execute, analyse and report on experiments in the lab using a diverse set of equipment of thermal, physical and chemical nature. Experiments are dynamic in nature with means that you have to be able to adjust the experimental conditions along the execution of the experiments and provide input on future experiments, and to design and develop new experimental set-ups. Using your creative mindset together with a pro active and result oriented approach helps you to achieve this. Last but not least: results obtained have to be analyzed and reported in an accessible way.


    • You have an B.Sc. in e.g. physics, process technology or mechanical engineering and some years of experience in an R&D environment, or you received your M.Sc. degree in this domain recently
    • You have approximately 3 years of working experience in a relevant laboratory environment;
    • You have a good mastery of the English language, both verbal and written. Knowledge of Dutch is a pre
    • Having affinity with thermal systems, experience with advanced software (e.g. Labview, Aspen, Python), data acquisition, electrical measurements and pressurized systems is a plus.


    We offer you a competitive salary in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement of TNO, an ATV allowance and good future prospects for joining TNO after one year. You will come to work on location at TNO and will be part of challenging and innovative projects. When you start, you will be part of a small and international team that will challenge you to develop your knowledge and skills.

    Jeannot Dupuis

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