atthe Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry. Closing date:
16 December 2021.
Stockholm University is one of the world's leading education institutes. Here
more than 30,000 students and 5,700 staff are active within science, the
humanities and the social sciences.The Department of Materials and
Environmental Chemistry (MMK) with its 160 employees is one of the largest
departments at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Stockholm University.
The research and education areas includes analytical chemistry, physical
chemistry, inorganic and structural chemistry and materials chemistry, the
latter is one of the leading research areas of Stockholm University. MMK is a
leading institution in materials synthesis and processing, structural
characterization and materials applications. Important characterization
methods at the department today are X-ray, electron and neutron scattering,
scanning and transmission electron microscopy and various spectroscopic
This is a one-year position in development of chemical methods for
depolymerization of lignin. The research involves electrochemistry and
synthesis of bio-based materials.
The position involves electrochemistry and structural characterization
nanoscopic materials. This will include advanced characterization methods.
Researchers are appointed primarily for purposes of research and must hold a
Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.
In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research
skills. The selection is based primarily on scientific excellence and
experience in the relevant fields.
The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary group and should
therefore be a good team player with experience to supervise students.
Applicants must have strong communication skills with excellent knowledge in
English, both written and spoken.
Terms of employment
The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of one year. Start
date as per agreement.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and
with equal opportunities for all.
Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the
Department, Professor Gunnar Svensson, telephone: +46 8 16 45 05,
firstname.lastname@example.org, and Assistant Professor Adam Slabon,
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, email@example.com,
Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46
8 16 34 89, firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com (SEKO).
Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the
responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in
accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is
submitted before the deadline.
Please include the following information with your application
Your contact details and personal data
Your highest degree
Your language skills
Contact details for 2–3 references
and, in addition, please include the following documents
CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of
Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing:
– why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement
– why and how you wish to complete the project
– what makes you suitable for the project in question
Copy of PhD diploma
Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).
The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.
You are welcome to apply!
Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic
society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.
Closing date: 16/12/2021