KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Chemical Science & Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The School of Chemical Science and Engineering includes the areas Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Fibre and Polymer Technology. It encompasses both fundamental and applied Chemical sciences and seeks sustainable development through scientific excellence. Many research activities are interdisciplinary across the borders from Chemistry to Materials science, Environmental science, Biochemistry, Biology and Medicine. The School offers a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Chemistry, Degree Programs in Engineering Chemistry, Technical Preparatory Year and three international master programs: Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment, Macromolecular Materials and Molecular Science and Engineering. We also cooperate with the master programs Energy and Environment, Materials Design and Biotechnology.

Job description

Research concerning the synthesis, characterization and application of metal-organic, hole-transport materials for dye-sensitized and perovskite solar cells.


PhD degree in chemistry not older than three years. Experience from the synthesis of metal-organic, hole-transport materials and their application in dye-sensitized and perovskite solar cells, including detailed characterization of the materials as well as of fully operational solar cells, is a necessary requirement.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webpage.


Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).


We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires 2017-04-30
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number K-2016-0785
  • Licheng Sun, Professor, lichengs@kth.se, +46 8 790 8127
  • Lars Kloo, Professor, lakloo@kth.se, +46 8 790 9343
Published 15.Nov.2016
Last application date 06.Dec.2016 11:59 PM CET

Return to job vacancies