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KTH Royal Institute of Technology Postdoc Scholarship in Solar Cells 2017, Sweden


March 31, 2017

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Postdoc Scholarship in Solar Cells

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 in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The workplace

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.

Project description

Research concerning the synthesis, characterization and application of key components, such as hole-transport materials for dye-sensitized and perovskite solar cells.


PhD degree in chemistry not older than five years. Experience from the synthesis of dyes, transition metal complexes, 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.


Apply to this scholarship by e-mail to 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 2017-03-31. Mark your application with reference number K-2017-0142.

The application must include the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter (detailing both your previous scientific work experience and your interest in this position)
  • Research statement (max 2 pages)
  • Contact information for three references

Please observe that you apply for a scholarship, not an employment.

About the position/positions

Period: 2 years
Extent: Full-time
Amount of scholarship: 25 000 kr per month
Location: KTH, Department of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Stockholm

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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Publish Date
March 16, 2017


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