Post-doctoral project manager Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for sustainable mobility and energy

The position is in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The candidate will work in the research group MOBI (Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre). For the management of of several environmental H2020 research projects in the energy and automotive sector MOBI is looking for a Post-doctoral project manager Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).


  • Guidance of a team of phd students on life cycle assessment of electric vehicles and energy systems
  • Scientific management of research projects, ensuring project quality
  • Assistance in project development in life cycle assessment
  • Strategic roadmapping of future R&D activities for the team
  • Guidance of PhD students


  • An academic PhD degree in life cycle assessment
  • Good knowledge of electric vehicles and energy systems
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in European projects 
  • Good knowledge of the H2020 program
  • Excellent communication skills in English (speaking and writing)
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently while carrying out complex tasks
  • Proactive and able to take initiative

Our offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Hospitalization cover
  • Free use of public transport for travel to and from work
  • Extensive sporting facilities and a nursery on campus
  • Young, international and challenging work environment at the cutting edge of innovative research

Deadline for application: 01/04/2019

Starting date: As soon as possible

How to apply?

Please send the following documents to:

  • A brief CV
  • A concise statement of the reason for applying
  • Copy of the highest diploma