Malmö University, MAU - Sweden

Project Researcher in situ synchrotron X-ray scattering and spectroscopy studies of electrochemical processes at Malmö, Sweden, May 2022


Project Researcher in situ synchrotron X-ray scattering and spectroscopy studies of electrochemical processes for candidate with doctoral degree is available at Department of Materials Science and Applied Mathematics at Malmö University, Sweden, May 2022

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General Info

Position: Project Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: 1 of September 2022
Contract Period: 1 year
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Materials Science and Applied Mathematics

Malmö University (MAU), Sweden


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Qualification Details

Those who have completed a doctoral degree or have corresponding scientific competence are eligible to be appointed as project researcher.

Specific requirements for this position:

  • Experience with in-situ characterization of flat surfaces and nanomaterials in electrochemical environments using hard X-rays.
  • Experience with planning and execution of experiments at synchrotron facilities.
  • Experience with data analysis and computer programming.

In addition to formal competence, University's employees must possess the personal capacities necessary to perform the duties of the position well and to represent the University in the best possible way.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The work includes coordination and planning of research involving in situ X-ray studies of solid materials in electrochemical environments. The work includes preparing and performing combined synchrotron X-ray scattering and spectroscopy measurements of samples in an electrochemical cell, in collaboration with other members of the project team. As the experiments generate a significant amount of data, a large amount of data analysis is included in the work. Independent development of advanced experimental equipment is included in the work. The work includes some travel, as well as production of research reports and conference presentations.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: REK 2022/108

Application Procedure

You apply for this position via Malmö University's recruitment system by clicking on the "Apply" button. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that your application is completed in accordance with the job advertisement, and that it is submitted to the University no later than 2022-05-03. The application must be written in Swedish, English or any of the Nordic languages. As an applicant, you are responsible for the application and its appendices being translated.

The rules for appointment of teaching staff at Malmö University are regulated in the Appointment Rules at Malmö University.

Merits and qualifications must be documented according to Qualifications portfolio for lecturers/researchers at Malmö University

Books and any other documents, such as publications, that cannot be sent electronically should be sent in triplicate in an envelope marked with reference number REK 2022/108 and posted to the HR Department, Malmö University, 205 06 Malmö. If the documents weigh more than 2 kg, they should be sent to the delivery address: HR Department, Malmö University, Matrosgatan 1, 211 18 Malmö, marked with reference number REK 2022/108.

According to Malmö University’s qualifications portfolio, the application must include:

  • Documentation of research expertise

The application must also include:

  • Personal qualifications portfolio (personal data, employment history as well as competencies and skills)
  • Copies of degree certificates and other relevant certificates
  • A brief account of research and other activities relevant to the position to which the application pertains, including a description of how the applicant envisions their future research
  • The primary scientific work to be considered (maximum three)

About the Malmö University

Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability and equality in a scientifically grounded way with external partners and stakeholders. Identifying and addressing the challenges of the future are of highest priority. Our researchers and students work collaboratively to create, share and spread knowledge in order to understand, explain and develop society — both locally and globally.


The Faculty of Technology and Society conducts education and research focusing on technology and natural sciences at two departments: Computer Science and Media Technology and Materials Science and Applied Mathematics. The faculty collaborates with companies and other organisations in order to raise the level of competence, create new products, develop activities and offer students an early connection to their future working life. Our research collaborations and staff from many different countries give our activities an international profile.


The Department of Materials Science and Applied Mathematics offers education at all levels, from a technical foundation year programme to doctoral education. Our programmes belong to the field of applied engineering, covering subjects of civil and mechanical engineering and basic natural science. We conduct research mainly in applied physics and selected fields of engineering.

Department of Materials Science and Applied Mathematics

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Assesment criteria

Expertise in the specific field relevant to the appointment in question will be the primary point of evaluation. Other expertise relevant to the appointment may also be used to assess eligibility.

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Contact details

Head of Department, Katja Frid, [email protected]

Assoc. Prof. Lindsay R. Merte, [email protected]

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