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[SA_Scat] Postdoctoral researcher on the development of a newRheo-SAXS sample environment


Postdoctoral researcher on the development of a new Rheo-SAXS sample environmentProject descriptionAn outstanding postdoctoral researcher is sought for the development of a new rheometer system to be integrated as a state-of-the-art Rheo-SAXS sample environment at the MAX IV Laboratory, Lund, Sweden. MAX IV Laboratory is a Swedish national laboratory providing scientists from academia and industry with the brightest X-rays available in the world. Thus, the ambition is to have a sample environment with an international appeal through unique testing possibilities, as well as to support Swedish academic and industrial strengths.
At the end of the developmental project, the goal is to have the rheometer sample environment available for external users at ForMAX and CoSAXS beamlines, to start with. The project is a cooperation between Chalmers and MAX IV and includes personnel across departments/beamlines from both locations.
Position summaryFull-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of 2 years, starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be employed the Division of Engineering Materials, Department of Industrial and Materials Science at Chalmers in Gothenburg, being part of the Rheology Lab, and will work closely with MAX IV in Lund.
QualificationsTo qualify for the position of postdoc, you must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field; the degree should generally not be older than three years. The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in physics, materials science or related fields with a strong focus on X-ray scattering. Additional experience with rheometry will be an advantage, however, outstanding candidates looking to develop in the area are also encouraged to apply.
Information about the departmentThe main competencies at the Department of Industrial and Materials Science are found in the areas of: Human-Technology Interaction | Form and Function | Modeling and Simulation | Product Development | Material | Production and in the interaction between these areas. The research develops the industrial process, from need to finished product while creating added value. To combine skills throughout the whole chain distinguishes the department both nationally and internationally. Here we gather internationally prominent researchers, in dynamic and outstanding research environments, as well as in national and international research networks.http://www.chalmers.se/en/departments/ims/
Our offer to youChalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers. Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg<http://international.goteborg.se/>.Read more about working at Chalmers<https://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Pages/default.aspx> and our benefits<https://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Benefits/Pages/default.aspx> for employees.
Application procedureThe application should be marked with Ref 20190564 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:
CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:* CV, include complete list of publications* Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences* Two references that we can contact.
Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)1-3 pages where you:* Introduce yourself* Describe your previous research fields and main research results* Describe your future goals and future research focus
Other documents:* Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.
Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).
Application deadline: 30 November, 2019
For questions, please contact:Roland Kádár, Associate Professor, +46 31 772 12 56, roland.kadar@chalmers.se<mailto:roland.kadar@chalmers.se>Kim Nygård, Researcher, +46 70 531 43 76, kim.nygard@maxiv.lu.se<mailto:kim.nygard@maxiv.lu.se>Ann Terry, Researcher, +46 46 222 98 72, ann.terry@maxiv.lu.se<mailto:ann.terry@maxiv.lu.se>Marianne Liebi, Assistant Professor, marianne.liebi@chalmers.se<mailto:marianne.liebi@chalmers.se>Aleksandar Matic, Professor, aleksandar.matic@chalmerse.se<mailto:aleksandar.matic@chalmerse.se>

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