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PhD in energy- and environmental engineering

  • Ort


  • Yrkesroll


  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    19 februari

  • Sök jobbet senast

    31 mars

Om jobbet

At Mälardalen University people meet who want to develop themselves and the future. Our 15 000 students read courses and study programmes in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. We conduct research within all areas of education and have internationally outstanding research in future energy and embedded systems. Our close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us at MDH to help people feel better and the earth to last longer. Mälardalen University is located on both sides of Lake Mälaren with campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.

At the School of Business, Society and Engineering our students are studying to be for example Bachelors or Masters of Engineering, political scientists and business administrators. Here we have the research specialisations of Industrial Engineering and Management, and Future Energy. Our work takes place in cooperation with and in strategic agreements with companies, organisations and public authorities in the region.

Employment information

Employment:Temporary employment
Scope: Full time
Closing date for application: 2019-03-31
Campus location: Västeras
School: School of Business, Society and Engineering, (EST)

Position description

School of Business, society and engineering is looking for a PhD student in energy and environmental engineering.

The position involves working within the research profile Future Energy. The research of the PhD project will focus on modelling, simulation and control of wastewater treatment systems. Fault detection and control strategies will be important parts of the PhD work. The student will work in an international project with the aim to give sustainable solutions for integrated wastewater treatment and water reuse in agriculture or industry.

The work includes both independent work as well as collaboration with colleagues and cooperation partners such as companies and other universities. The research results are presented at meetings, seminars, national and international conferences and in scientific journals.

Employment is limited and equivalent to full-time studies at the graduate level for 4 years.


Only those who are or have been admitted to third-cycle courses and study programmes at a higher education may be appointed to doctoral studentships. For futher information see Chapter 5 of the Higher Education Ordinance (SFS 1993:100).

 To be accepted to the graduate program in energy and environmental terms as special eligibility requirements that the student should have one of the following:
  • Completed a Master's degree in the relevant subject
  • Completed a four-year science education with technical content equivalent to a M.Sc.
  • In a different order within the country or abroad acquired knowledge of essentially the same extent.
Candidates must have the ability to complete training and demonstrate skill in writing and communicating in English.  

Decisive importance is attached to personal suitability. We value the qualities that an even distribution of age and gender, as well as ethnic and cultural diversity, can contribute to the organization.


Qualification requirements for the position are:
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment
  • Knowledge of modelling, simulation and control or processes.
  • Experience of teaching at the university level in the energy and environmental technology.
The University will in this recruitment mainly considering that the combined evaluation of competence and skills, in addition to documented qualifications, is judged most suitable to carry out the work and contribute to a positive development of the research profile Future energy.


Application is made online. Make your application by clicking the "Apply" button below.

The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application is complete in accordance with the advertisement and will reach the University no later than closing date for application.

We look forward to receiving your application.

We decline all contact with recruiters and salespersons of advertisements. We have made our strategic choices for this recruitment.


Monica Odlare, Avdelningschef

021-10 16 11

Eva Thorin, Forskningsledare

021-10 15 64

Konstantinos Kyprianidis, Prof. and Research Track Leader

+46 (0) 73 270 8897

Susanne Meijer, Facklig representant (OFR)

021-10 14 89