• Stockholm
  • Heltid
  • Konsultuppdrag
  • 2021-10-21


  • Kemi och bioteknik
  • Elektroteknik

Ansök senast: 2022-02-01

Postdoctoral position in Electrochemical Nanoimpacts with SECM

Publicerad 2021-12-03

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 Chemical Sensing Group is one of the largest group 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 these two postdoctoral positions is to strength the Electrochemical Wearable Sensing research line.

This positions include the follwing work tasks:

- Development of nanoimpacts based with scanning electrochemical microscopy.

- Management of national and international  EU-projects.

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
  • Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH



  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline (With some exceptions for special reasons such as periods of sick or parental leave, kindly indicate if such reason exists in your resume).
  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Electrochemistry or Chemical Sensing.
  • Experience in scanning electrochemical microscopy
  • Experience in electrochemical nanoimpacts
  • Experience in modelling electrochemical process

Preferred qualifications

  • Proven experience working with scanning electrochemical microscopy, electrochemical nanoimpacts and modelling electrochemical process. In cover letter, specify which articles correspond to the requested experience.
  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Good experience in writing scientific papers
  • Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

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


The application must include:

1. CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge

2. 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.

3. Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals (max 2 pages long).

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

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.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.


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