Research engineers, summer workers, in applied geochemistry
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Research assistant
Work model On location
Are you the one?
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 subject 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 summer. Subject description Applied geochemistry includes studies 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 Tasks for research engineers in applied geochemistry during the summer months include 1) field work within various projects 2) filtering of various water samples 3) sample handling 4) leaching of rock and soil samples in climate chambers. The applicants are expected to be able to carry out work independently but in collaboration with the Applied Geochemistry research group at LTU. Qualifications Applicants must have a background in environmental geochemistry. Weight will be placed on personal competence and suitability. Information For these appointments, an employment period of between 50% and 100% applies for two months (July and August 2024). Location campus Luleå. For further information, contact Sarah Conrad, university lecturer, 0920–493478 Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1809 Kjell OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 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. We would like applicants to follow the Application Template found on our website, under vacancies. Application documents that cannot be attached electronically must be sent to Luleå University of Technology, registrar, 971 87 Luleå, mark the documents with the reference number. Application deadline: 20 May 2024 Reference number: 1712-2024
Why you should work with us!

Luleå University of Technology's sustainability work is based on our vision to shape the future through innovative educations and groundbreaking research results and to create global societal benefits based on the Arctic region. This work is based, among other things, on Agenda 2030 and the 17 global goals for sustainable development.

Multi-billion are currently being invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, for a fossil-free future. At Luleå University of Technology, you can find skill-enhancing courses and training that the green transition demands. Come and work with us or with one of the other companies in the green transition. Find collaborations or a workforce for your organization and contribute to a sustainable society.

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.