• Compare and evaluate existing CCS technologies based on literature review
  • Determine the most suitable technology for a natural gas-based engine application
  • Develop a system concept for the application
  • Perform process simulations
  • Plan, design and procure the resulting CCS system for demonstration in interaction with the engine on the multi cylinder engine test bed
  • Prepare and execute the investigations on the test bed
  • Perform system simulations
  • Analyze and interpretate the results of simulation and testing
  • Communicate the project results
  • Disseminate the project results in the form of scientific publications and develop a doctoral thesis

Your profile

  • Qualified degree (Dipl.-Ing, MSc) in mechanical engineering, process engineering or related field
  • Know how in process engineering
  • Experience in working with simulation tools and engine test bed operation preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and technical writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, initiative, creativity and perseverance
  • Fluent in German and/or English
  • Valid work permit in Austria required

Our offer

  • Doctoral thesis related to an exciting research project
  • Outstanding research infrastructure
  • Independent work in an excellent team and with international partners
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Full-time position with a monthly gross salary of € 3.277,-
  • Earliest starting date: immediatly


The LEC supports equal opportunities and diversity. We are looking for dedicated and motivated individuals with research talent.


Herlinde Kohlmaier