KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Research engineer in organic-chemical laboratory work

2024-07-14 (Europe/Stockholm)
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Job description

Fiber processes deals with the various processes and techniques used to expose fibers from wood or other materials. The fibers are mainly used as raw material in paper and pulp production, but also other products for e.g. the textile industry. Wood chemistry examines the chemical reactions that take place in these steps as well as the morphological and chemical structure of fibers.

The position includes separation of fibers using chemical extraction processes, as well as characterization of raw materials and resulting products using various analysis techniques.

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.

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  • Experience in the separation and analysis of polymers, analysis of chemical and mechanical properties, e.g. using spectroscopy, microscopy.
  • Experience of writing reports in Swedish and English, e.g. degree project at bachelor's or master's level.
  • A graduate degree or an advanced level (higher education) in the chemistry or equivalent competence. 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience of experimental wood chemical work.
  • Here you fill in knowledge and skills that are meritorious for the position: subject-related skills, professional skills, awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality, collaborative abilities and independence

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

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To apply for the position

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

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 3 months, 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

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According to The Protective Security Act (2018-585), the candidate must undergo and pass security vetting if the position is placed in a security class. Information regarding whether the position is subject to such a classification will be provided during the recruitment process.

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


About KTH

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. Read more here

Type of employment: Special fixed-term employment
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Full-time equivalent: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: C-2024-1125
  1. Monica Ek, monicaek@kth.se
Published: 2024-07-05
Last application date: 2024-07-14

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Research engineer in organic-chemical laboratory work
Brinellvägen 8 Stockholm, Sverige
Sista ansökningsdag
2024-07-14 23:59 (Europe/Stockholm)
2024-07-14 23:59 (CET)
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