KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Research Engineer in Polymer Chemistry

2022-10-14
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Om arbetsgivaren

Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering un...

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

We are looking for a Research Engineer with a genuine interest in Polymer Chemistry, a strong driving force, and a problem-solving approach. The project is conducted in collaboration with industry and aims to synthesize and analyze a bio-based polymer network. The polymer is to serve as a matrix in a composite for marine applications.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Work in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and get settled in Sweden and at KTH.

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH

Qualifications

Requirements

  • An advanced level (higher education) in Chemistry, Polymer technology, Organic Chemistry or equivalent competence, or in any other way acquired within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge.
  • Requirements for English equivalent to English B/6, read more here
  • Knowledge in Chemistry, Materials science and/or Polymer technology from higher education or equivalent studies

We are looking a person who has good subject-related and professional skills. You can both collaborate and work independently. Your problem-solving ability is good and you can analyze and work with complex issues. You are aware of diversity and equal opportunity issues with a specific focus on gender equality.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge on organic synthesis
  • Doctoral degree

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

The application must include:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
  • Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two pages long.

Your complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

The employment is valid for a limited time according to the agreement - for up to 6months, with access according to agreement.

Other information

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence. 

 

Type of employment: Temporary position 3-6 months
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: C-2022-1882
Contact:
  1. Ulrica Edlund, 08-7907634
Published: 2022-09-16
Last application date: 2022-10-14

Om tjänsten

Titel
Research Engineer in Polymer Chemistry
Plats
Brinellvägen 8 Stockholm, Sverige
Publicerad
2022-09-16
Sista ansökningsdag
2022-10-14
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