Assistant Professor in Aerosol Chemistry - Stockholm University, Sweden

Stockholm (SE)
individual in accordance with Stockholm University rules
23 Mar 2023
30 Apr 2023
SU FV-0306-23
Earth Science
Employment - Hours
Full time

We have open Assistant Professor position in Aerosol Chemistry at Department of Environmental Science, Stockholm University, Sweden. With respect to the long-term development of Atmospheric Science Unit and the expected synergies with the ongoing and future activities, we welcome in particular applicants with expertise in aerosol chemistry and aerosol mass spectrometric online techniques.

Link to application:

Main responsibilities
Research and in addition some teaching and supervision.

Qualification requirements
In order to qualify for the position as assistant professor, the applicant must have completed a doctoral degree in Sweden or an equivalent degree from another country. In the first instance, an applicant should be considered who has received such a degree no more than five years before the deadline for applications. However, an applicant who has received such a degree earlier may be considered under special circumstances.

All teaching positions at Stockholm University require the ability to collaborate and the general ability and suitability to perform one’s duties.

Assessment criteria
In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills. Teaching skills will also be considered.

The assessment of research skills will focus primarily on merits within the subject area of the position.

Additional information
For this position, the assistant professor is employed until further notice, but no longer than six years. The contract may be extended to a maximum of eight years under special circumstances, such as due to sick leave or parental leave.

An assistant professor may, on application, be promoted to a permanent position as associate professor. Specific criteria for promotion from assistant professor to associate professor have been established by the Faculty of Science.

An application for promotion to associate professor should be submitted to the faculty at least nine months before the appointment as assistant professor expires.

This position (in Swedish, “biträdande lektor”) is a tenure track position, and the qualification requirements and terms of employment are regulated by the Higher Education Ordinance (SFS 2017:844).

Some teaching and administrative tasks in the department require Swedish language skills. If the successful candidate does not speak Swedish at the time of appointment, he/she is expected to acquire the necessary language skills, and the Department will support the successful candidate to develop their Swedish language skills in the years following recruitment. At the time of promotion to Associate Professor, the candidate is expected to be able to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require good command of Swedish.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Atmospheric Science Unit leadership: Radovan Krejci, telephone: +46 70 634 15 11, Email: or Ilona Riipinen, telephone: +46 73 585 92 51, Email: