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The Department of Chemistry - Ångström laboratory conducts research and education in the chemistry field. The department has more than 230 employees and has a turnover just over 220 million SEK. At the department's seven programs, we conduct very successful research of a high international standard. We have a large number of externally funded research projects, often with international cooperation and we see continued good growth in our subject area. The department has education assignments in engineering and civil engineering programs and master's programs. For more information please see our webpage.
The EU-supported project SoFiA is conducted within the Physical Chemistry Program at UU, ad with seven partners within Europe. The Physical Chemistry Program conducts well-recognized fundamental research in the areas of solar energy and chemical dynamics.
Work duties: Coordination of the EU project SoFiA. Communication, planning, coordination and follow-up of the project with all partners, as well as reporting to the EU Commission.
- Education: PhD degree in Seunce or engineering in an area relevant for the project, in particular polymers.
- Experience: Prior experience working in EU projects.
- Knowledge: English, fluent, verbal and in writing.
- Competences: Documented ability to produce successful project proposals to the EU Commission, which have been funded. Scientific and entrepeneurial competence shown by sceintific publications in international, peer-reviewed journals and by patents within areas relevant for the SoFiA project (sopfilms and foams, artificial photosynthesis). Good organizational skills, and ability to organize and coordinate projects, conferences etc.
We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. Consideration will also be given to i.e. good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the administrative work within the unit/department, as well as contribute to its future development.
Instructions on how to apply:Applications should include a cover letter stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the employment corresponds to your qualifications. The application should also contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references, letters of recommendation, etc.).
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.
Salary: Individual pay.
Starting date: 2020-01-01.
Employment conditions: Stationed abroad, 1 year.
Working hours: 50%
For further information about the position, please contact Leif Hammarström, 018-471 3648
Please submit your application by November 14, 2019, UFV-PA 2019/3731.
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Placement: Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory
Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 50%
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/3731
Last application date: 2019-11-14
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