KTH, School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health

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

The work will be performed within the frame of the EU financed project iConsensus, which in its whole encompass a platform for analysis and control of cultivation processes for biopharmaceutical production. The research project concerning the present position regards development and optimization of capillary electrophoresis techniques and methods for specific analytes or groups of components. Moreover, transfer and adaption of methods developed for capillary based system to chip based systems are included. Both theoretical and practical work will occur but emphasis will be on the experimental execution. Collaboration with other participants within iConsensus will be an important component.

The starting date is open for discussion but preferably the position will be appointed in September/October 2019.

What we offer

  • International workplace.
  • A leading technical university that creates knowledge and expertise for a sustainable future.
  • Here you get colleagues with high ambitions in an open, curious and dynamic environment.


Applicants should have a PhD degree not older than three years in analytical chemistry with focus on bioanalysis. Experience of capillary electrophoretic and miniaturized or chip based analysis is a prerequisite. Proficiency in sample handling and pretreatment of bio-related substances is an advantage.

Good collaboration capabilities and independence are of highest importance. Good skills in oral and written communication in English are necessary.


  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

Preferred qualifications

  • Scientific skills.
  • Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality
  • Cooperative skills.
  • Independence.

Trade union representatives

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About the employment

The position offered is valid for 21 months.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.


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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 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-2019-1520
  • Åsa Emmer, , +46 8 7906407, aae@kth.se
Published 22.Aug.2019
Last application date 12.Sep.2019 11:59 PM CET

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