Professor in Experimental Surface Chemical Physics.

Updated: 4 months ago

at the Department of Physics. Closing date: 15 April 2022.

The Department of Physics is large and supports a broad range of basic research in experimental and theoretical physics. It has about 230 employees of which 90 are PhD students. Many have been internationally recruited. The Department is part of the AlbaNova University Center, which apart from the Department of Physics houses the Department of Astronomy, the Physics Departments and the Divison of Theoretical Chemistry at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), and the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita).

Subject/subject description
Experimental Surface Chemical Physics

Main responsibilities
The position involves research, teaching and supervision.

Qualification requirements
A person who has demonstrated both research and teaching skills is qualified for employment as a professor.

In order to be appointed as a professor, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Well-documented research skills at a high international level
  • Well-documented teaching skills

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 skills, followed in importance by teaching skills. Some attention will also be given to administrative skills, the ability to develop and lead research activities and staff, and the ability to collaborate with the community and convey information about research and development.

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 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 the corresponding knowledge should undergo such training within the first two years of employment.

Additional information
The professor will have access to advanced instrumentation for experiments at national and international light sources (synchrotron radiation and x-ray lasers)

Stockholm University, has with support of funding via the Swedish Research Councils advertising for recruitment of international outstanding research built an outstanding and dynamic research environment within surface chemical physics.

At Stockholm University there are also the recently founded ”Stockholm University Center for Circular and Sustainable Systems (SUCCeSS: center-for-circular-and-sustainable-systems/ is situated at Stockholm University.

Female applicants are particularly welcome, as most professors at the Faculty are men.

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 the Head of the Department, Professor Jan Conrad, telephone: +46 8 553 787 69, .

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Mikael Stenberg, telephone: +46 8 16 20 86, .

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, , Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), 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!

Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.

Closing date: 15/04/2022

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