Postdoctural fellowship in the area of Mercury Biogeochemistry
Umeå University - with its 33,000 students and over 4,000 employees - is anorganisation in constant change and development. Umeå University conductsgroundbreaking research within several areas - several in which we are amongthe best in the world - within others regarded as the leaders in Sweden. We areone of Sweden's largest providers of education and offer a broad and attractiverange of courses and programmes. Our campus constitutes an inspiringenvironment for everyone that studies and works here. We wish to co-operatewith companies and organisations throughout the Umeå region and all over theworld.
We also demand a documented capability of autonomous scientific research work andskills in writing scientific publications and reports in English. In addition, the postdoctoralresearcher is expected to participate in other current research projects within the researchgroup and a willingness to develop research funding possibilities within the research groupis encouraged. Very good command of the English language, both written and spoken, isrequired.
The position will be based on a stipend for a duration of two (2) years.Your application should contain a cover letter summarizing your research interests andmotives to why you are interested in this particular position. It should also include: (1) acurriculum vitae, (2) a publication list, (3) transcripts of degree certificates, and (4)names and contacts of 1-3 references. The application should not include separate articlesor theses.
For further information, please contact: Assoc. Prof. Erik Björn, Department of Chemistry,Umeå University, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The procedure for recruitment to the position is in accordance with the Higher EducationOrdinance (chapt. 12, 2 §) and the decision regarding the position cannot be appealed.
Union information is available from SACO, +46-(0)90-786 53 65, SEKO, +46-(0)90-78652 96 and ST, +46-(0)90-786 54 31.
Documents sent electronically should be in MS Word or PDF format.
Your complete application, marked with reference number 223-325-10, should be sentto email@example.com (state the reference number as subject) or to the Registrar,Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden to arrive March 31, 2010 at the latest.
We look forward to receiving your application!