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Postdoc position in Future Energy Center

  • Ort


  • Yrkesroll

    Civilingenjör, energi

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    25 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.

The Future Energy Center is one of Sweden's strongest environments in process optimization targeting the process industry and the energy sector. We develop innovative solutions and tools within the areas of energy, building and environmental engineering. The Future Energy Center has good relationships with both companies and recognized national and international centers, including several Chinese universities. The profile comprises nine professors, a further fifteen senior researchers and more than thirty graduate students.

Within the Future Energy Center we offer under-graduate education within the areas of energy, environmental and building engineering. We also offers studies at post-graduate level in Energy and Environmental engineering. Read more about our research on:

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

The research for this position includes wastewater treatment, biomass conversion processes, nutrient recovery and sludge treatment. One focus area is processes for adsorption of metals to biochar. Modelling of processes related to wastewater treatment and biomass conversion may be included in the research. The position includes experimental work, both in laboratory and on-site at our industrial partners.

The position may also include teaching in courses related to energy and/ or environmental engineering.

The position is a temporary employment of 2 years.

Qualifications requirements

The applicant is required to have a PhD degree in Energy engineering, Environmental engineering or similar with a research profile relevant to the topics included in the Future Energy Center, see for more information. .

The duties require communicative skills, both in writing and in speech. We place large focus on personal suitability and the applicant’s ability to contribute to a successful research and educational environmental

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 organisation.


Following qualification related to the research within Future Energy Center are considered to be of high merit: experience in teaching, active involvement in international conferences, experience in supervision of under-graduate students and PhD-students, and experience in preparation of research applications.      


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

The scientific publications that you do not have in digital form are to be sent by post to:

Mälardalen University
Division of Human Resources 2019/0611
Box 883
721 23 Västerås

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.


Eva Thorin, Forskningsledare

021-10 15 64

Monica Odlare, Avdelningschef

021-10 16 11

Michaël Le Duc, Facklig representant SACO

021-10 14 02

Susanne Meijer, Facklig representant (OFR)

021-10 14 89