Researcher / Postdoctoral researcher position – Surface functionalization for selective bio-molecule detection
Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.
At the Division of Solid State Electronics, Department of Engineering Sciences, The Angstrom Laboratory.
The researcher position is for one year starting as soon as possible. The position is extendable for a second year.
Background: The research at the Division of Solid State Electronics is focused in two main areas: Electronics for Sustainable Energy and Electronics for Smart Life. Specific research fields include solar cells, flexible electronics, sensors, energy-efficient RF-devices, biomedical microwave technology and thin film technologies. The bio-sensor research aims at exploring new silicon nanowire-based device concepts as an electronic sensor for detecting bio-molecules including DNA/RNA strands at extremely low concentrations. The research will be conducted in close collaboration with scientists and engineers in physics, surface chemistry and biochemistry.
Work description: We are now looking for a suitable candidate to strengthen our research on the surface functionalization of solid state devices for specific bio-molecule detection in electrolytes.
Qualifications required: PhD in materials science, chemistry, bio-chemistry or electronic engineering and experience with biosensor design and fabrication. Previous experience in electrochemistry measurements will be advantageous. Good oral and written proficiency in English is required. Constructive and collaborative attitude is a must.
The application should include:
- Cover letter with a brief description of previous research, research interests, and qualifications.
- CV and list of publications.
- Copy of degree diploma, other official academic transcripts.
- Names of two reference persons, along with their contact details.
Uppsala University aims for gender balance and diversity in all activities in order to achieve a higher quality at all levels of the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
Pay: Individual salary
Starting: As soon as possible or as agreed upon.
Type of emloyment: The researcher position is for one year starting as soon as possible. The position is extendable for a second year.
Working hours: 100 %
For further information about the position, please contact
Associate Professor Zhen Zhang (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
Information about the division of Solid State Electronics can be found at www.sse.uu.se.
You are welcome to submit your application as soon as possible, no later than May 15th, 2017, UFV-PA 2017/792.
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Placement: Department of Engineering Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Marie Ols, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/792
Last application date: 2017-05-15