Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

Stockholm University Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry

Associate Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Analytical chemistry Stockholm

Ref. No. SU FV-1837-21

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at the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry. Closing date: 16 August 2021.

The Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry comprises the research areas analytical, physical, inorganic, and materials chemistry, the latter being one of the leading research areas of Stockholm University. The current focus of analytical chemistry is the development of techniques and methods for the determination and characterization of organic compounds in environmental and biological samples, as well as textiles and new materials. This includes but is not limited to chromatography, mass spectrometry, ion mobility, multidimensional and coupled analytical systems, fast quantitative screening, non-target analysis methods, as well as combining analytical techniques with data science. The department also hosts Stockholm University Center for Circular and Sustainable Systems (SUCCeSS), where analytical chemistry has a central role. A new research field at MMK revolves around the design of microfluidic lab-on-a-chip devices for environmental analysis on-site and clinical diagnostics at the point-of-care.

Subject

Analytical chemistry

Subject description

Analytical chemistry comprises development of techniques and methods for qualitative and quantitative determination of chemical compounds in different matrices, as well as studies of the physical processes and chemical interactions that enable separation and detection.

Main responsibilities

Research and in addition some teaching and supervision.

Qualification requirements

In order to qualify for the position as assistant professor, the applicant must have completed a doctoral degree in Sweden or an equivalent degree from another country. In the first instance, an applicant should be considered who has received such a degree no more than five years before the deadline for applications. However, an applicant who has received such a degree earlier may be considered under special circumstances.

All teaching positions at Stockholm University require the ability to collaborate and the general ability and suitability to perform one’s duties.

Assessment criteria

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills. Teaching skills will also be considered. The assessment of research skills will focus primarily on merits within the subject area of the position.

Additional information

For this position, the assistant professor is employed until further notice, but no longer than six years. The contract may be extended to a maximum of eight years under special circumstances, such as due to sick leave or parental leave.

An assistant professor may, on application, be promoted to a permanent position as associate professor. Specific criteria for promotion from assistant professor to associate professor have been established by the Faculty of Science.

An application for promotion to associate professor should be submitted to the faculty at least nine months before the appointment as assistant professor expires.

This position (in Swedish, “biträdande lektor”) is a tenure track position, and the qualification requirements and terms of employment are regulated by the Higher Education Ordinance (SFS 2017:844).

At the time of promotion, the candidate is expected to be able to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require good command of Swedish.

Female applicants are particularly welcome, as most teachers at the department are men.

In the event of a discrepancy between the English translation and the Swedish original, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Contact

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Professor Gunnar Svensson, telephone: +46 8 16 45 05, gunnar.svensson@mmk.su.se or Professor Ulrika Nilsson, telephone: +46 8 16 23 27, ulrika.nilsson@mmk.su.se. 

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Ulrika Kaby, telephone: +46 8 16 22 69, ulrika.kaby@su.se.

Union representatives

Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, saco@saco.su.se, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, alejandra@st.su.se, and seko@seko.su.se (SEKO).

Application

Apply for the position in Stockholm University's recruitment system by clicking the "Apply" button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

We would appreciate if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.

The University’s rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants. The criteria for promotion within the Faculty of Science are available at: Guidelines – Employment.

You are welcome to apply! 

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Closing date: 16/08/2021

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