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

The division of Applied Physical Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry is now looking for a Postdoc who will be part of Associate Prof.  Maria Cuartero's research group.

The position is located at the School of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health (CBH) at KTH.

Job description

The Chemical Sensing Group is a large initiative at KTH, with approximately 20 researchers. We develop fundamental electrochemical and optical concepts to be integrated into ‘chemical sensors’ aiming to solve current problems in healthcare, environment, wellness, food among others. The objective of the postdoctoral positions is to strengthen the research on electroanalytical concepts and fundaments at the Chemical Sensing group.

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 be settled in Sweden and at KTH

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  • A doctoral degree in Electrochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Sensing, or related field, or an equivalent foreign degree. This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.
  • Research experience on Electroanalytical Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Electrochemical Sensing.
  • Excellent oral communication in English, since it is required in the daily work.
  • Experience in writting scientific papers.

Personal skills

As a person, you are a team player with excellent interpersonal skills. You are also excellent in your communication skills and have the ability to work independently.

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.
  • Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

To apply for the position

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

The application must include:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
  • Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two pages long.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

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.


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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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment October 2023, or according to agreement
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 2
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number C-2023-1286
  • Maria Cuartero,
Published 21.Jun.2023
Last application date 18.Sep.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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