Associate Professor of Chemistry

Stockholm University


Associate Professor of Chemistry


Ref. No. SU FV-3230-23


at the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry. Closing date: 20 November, 2023.

The Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry comprises the research areas analytical, physical, inorganic, and materials chemistry. 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. We also develop chemical sensors for environmental analysis and lab-on-a-chip devices for clinical point-of-care diagnostics workflows. The department furthermore hosts Stockholm University Center for Circular and Sustainable Systems (SUCCeSS), where analytical chemistry has a central role.

Subject description
Analytical chemistry comprises development of techniques and methods for qualitative and quantitative determination of chemical compounds in different matrices.

Main responsibilities
Research, teaching and supervision.

Qualification requirements
In order to qualify for the position as associate professor, the applicant must have demonstrated good teaching skills and have a doctoral degree, or equivalent research expertise, of relevance to the subject area and the main responsibilities of the position.

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 and teaching skills. The assessment of research skills will focus primarily on merits within the subject area of the position.

Teaching and learning in higher education
Completed training in teaching and learning in higher education, or equivalent knowledge, is an advantage. An applicant who has not completed at least 15 credits of teaching and learning in higher education and is not considered to have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge should undergo such training within the first two years of employment.

Additional information
Swedish “universitetslektor”; tenured position approximately equivalent to Senior Lecturer (UK) or Associate Professor (US).

Proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement at the time of appointment, but the candidate should be able to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require good command of Swedish within a couple of years of employment.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Professor Nicole Pamme, telephone +46 8 16 12 91, and Head of Department Niklas Hedin, telephone +46 8 16 24 17,

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Carina Nymark,

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/OFR), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89,, and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. 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 it 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: How to apply for a position.

You are welcome to apply!

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Closing date: 20/11/2023


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