Research engineer in Applied Geochemistry
Luleå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Research assistant
Work model On location
Application due date 26 June 2024
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Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion investments will be made in large projects in Northern Sweden to create a fossil-free society both nationally and globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these cutting-edge research projects and in the societal transformation that they entail. We offer a broad range of courses and study programmes to match the skills in demand. We hope that you will help us to build the sustainable companies and societies of the future. The research topic Applied Geochemistry belongs to the Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, which contributes to the development of a long-term sustainable society through research and education in the fields of mining, construction, and the environment. We are now looking for a postdoctoral fellow in Applied Geochemistry focusing on developing stable multi-isotope analyses using IRMS and MC-ICP-MS. Subject description Applied Geochemistry includes studies of the occurrence and mobility of elements in rock, soil, and water, focusing on methods to prevent and reduce environmental effects from metal extraction and community building. Project description The research engineer will work in different projects within the research group of applied geochemistry. Working tasks involve laboratory work with leaching tests, hydroseparation and SEM-EDS measurements, and fieldwork with groundwater and surface water sampling. Qualifications To be eligible for employment as a research engineer in applied geochemistry you should have a background in applied geochemistry or similar. Focus will be on personal competence and background knowledge in field- and laboratory work. Further information Full-time position from 1st of august (or as soon as possible afterwards) to 31 of December 2024. For further information about the position, please contact Associate Senior Lecturer Lina Hällström, 0920-49 3543,  lina.hallstrom@ltu.se Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1529 kjell.johansson@ltu.se, OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 lars.frisk@ltu.se. Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach a personal letter as well as a CV/curriculum vitae and copies of verified diplomas. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English. Closing date for applications: June 26, 2024 Reference number: 2382-2024
About the employer
Luleå University of Technology experiences rapid growth with world-leading expertise within several research domains. Our research is carried out in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF as well as with leading international universities and national and regional actors. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,815 employees and 19,155 students.
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