• Stockholm
  • Heltid
  • Konsultuppdrag
  • 2022-05-11


  • Kemi och bioteknik

Ansök senast: 2022-07-25

Sommarjobb i polymerteknologi (timanställning)

Publicerad 2022-05-26

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

In this project, we develop methods for extracting, processing and modifying polymers from by-products from agriculture with the aim to make these polymers perform as a more sustainable alternative to fossil-based plastics. The internship work aims to assist in all parts of the process, from sample preparation to analysis of manufactured products. The work includes preparation of starting material, hydrothermal treatment and work-up of generated products, extraction and purification. The work also includes sample preparation, analyses and subsequent data analyses.

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

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  • Ongoing master of science studies in chemistry/chemical engineering or the equivalent at a technical university or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of English, both written and oral as it is required in the daily work.

Preferred qualifications

Bachelor's degree in chemistry is meritorious for the position. We are looking for a motivated, structured and self-motivated person. You are goal- and result-oriented and have good collaborative skills.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

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


Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the instructions in the ad. Your complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

Temporary hourly employment, about 6 weeks of work during the summer of 2022, starting in June. With access and working hours according to agreement.

Other information

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Type of employment: temporary position shorter than 3 months | Contract type: full time | Number of positions: 1 | Working hours: 100% | City: Stockholm | County: Stockholms län | Country: Sweden | Reference number: C-2022-1047 | Contact: Ulrica Edlund, +46(8)-7907634, | Published: 2022-05-11 | Last application date: 2022-06-01

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