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.
The department of Materials Science and Engineering is active in research and education within a field that encompasses everything from structural to advanced materials. Materials Science and Engineering is an interdisciplinary field based in physics, chemistry and mechanics. The department research is focused on three main areas: Materials Design, Process Design and Materials Function. KTH has a leading position internationally in this field.
We are looking for a project coordinator who will take responsibility for the coordination of a newly established national center for synchrotron light in materials science. You will, together with the director of the center at KTH and the co-director at Linköping University, be responsible for stimulating and developing the Swedish application of synchrotron light in materials science and engineering. The center has been established to take responsibility for the academic hosting of the Swedish Materials Science beamline (SMS) that Sweden has invested in at the synchrotron facility PETRA III, DESY, Hamburg, Germany. The project coordinator will have the responsibility to keep updated on the research frontier in this field both in Sweden and internationally. It is also part of the responsibility to interact with the research team at the SMS in Hamburg and to communicate with the Swedish materials community in academia, institutes and companies about the opportunities with synchrotron light. Furthermore, the coordinator is expected to contribute to the internal research in the field.
The coordinator position is a permanent position located at Campus KTH in the city center of Stockholm, subway station Tekniska Högskolan.
KTH applies a six-month probationary period for positions aiming to be permanent employments.
To qualify for the position, you have a M.Sc. degree in materials science, or other relevant education. Furthermore, you must have:
It is advantageous if you have conducted research studies (with a Licentiate and / or a PhD degree) in materials science, physics or another relevant area. Experience from research and development with synchrotron light as well as research and development within material science and engineering are also advantageous for the position. Knowledge of the Swedish language will be considered a plus.
Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.
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|Title||Coordinator - National center for synchrotron light in material science|
|Employer||KTH Royal Institute of Technology|
|Job location||Valhallavägen 79, 100 44 Stockholm|
|Published||June 7, 2019|
|Application deadline||August 22, 2019|
|Job types||Researcher,   Management / Leadership  |
|Fields||Materials Engineering,   Civil Engineering,   Materials Chemistry,   Materials Physics,   Applied Physics  |