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 sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the social transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. Background The research topic applied geochemistry belongs to the Department of Civil Engineering and Natural Resources, where research and education in the field of mining, construction and the environment contribute to the development of a long-term sustainable society. Analytical chemistry, isotope geochemistry, environmental mineralogy and environmental forensics are important parts of the subject's research areas. Applied geochemistry needs to increase its staff with research engineers during the autumn. Subject description Applied geochemistry includes the study of the occurrence and mobility of elements in rocks, soil and water, with a focus on methods to prevent or reduce environmental impacts from metal extraction and community building. Job duties In the role of research engineer, you will work in various projects within the applied geochemistry research group. Tasks will include laboratory work with sequential leaching, hydroseparation and SEM-EDS measurements, and field work with groundwater and surface water sampling. Eligibility requirements Applicants must have a background in environmental geochemistry. Weight will be placed on personal competence and suitability. Period of employment This is a full-time position from 1st August to 31st December 2024. Information For further information, contact Lina Hällström, 0920-49 3543 or e-mail Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1809 Kjell OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 Luleå University of Technology works actively with equality and diversity, which contributes to a creative study and work environment. The university's core values ​​are based on respect, openness, cooperation, trust and responsibility. Application You apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach a personal letter as well as a CV/résumé and degree certificate. The application must be written in Swedish or English. Degree certificates must be authenticated and translated into Swedish or English. Attached to the application are the scientific works that the applicant primarily wishes to refer to in support of his application. Application deadline: 26 June 2024 Reference number: 2382-2024    
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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.