Postdoctoral researcher position – Surface functionalization for selective ion detection
Sort on published: 2017-12-06
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
Postdoctoral researcher position – Surface functionalization for selective ion detection 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. One of the sensor research directions concerns exploration of new silicon nanowire-based electronic sensor for detecting ions and charge 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 ion and bio-molecule detection in electrolytes.
Qualifications required: PhD in materials science, chemistry, bio-chemistry or electronic engineering and experience with biosensor design and fabrication. Good oral and written proficiency in English is required. Constructive and collaborative attitude is a must. Previous experience in electrochemistry measurements will be advantageous.
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 strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
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 January 31st , 2018, UFV-PA 2017/4384
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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
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/4384
Last application date: 2018-01-31