We seek a talented research assistant to join a dynamic and motivated team working with aspects of wood science including micro- and ultrastructure of wood materials, wood biodeterioration, durability and testing and modification approaches. Practical working includes using aseptic conditions, fungal culturing, immunological staining and EU-Standards for wood testing. The person will be responsible for the routine running of the laboratory including preparation of laboratory materials, assisting with student practicals as well as safety, environmental and chemical controls. Knowledge of accredited work according to ISO/IEC 17025 is merit.
Applicants need to have background in aspects of Wood Science and Technology or related subjects and have a university degree relevant in the field. The person should have practical experience working with wood materials including microscopy approaches, wood durability testing against decay organisms as well as different types of wood protection. Good ability to speak and write in Swedish and English and to work effectively both in a group and independently. Knowledge of accredited work according to ISO/IEC 17025 is a merit. We are seeking a person with relevant masters/doctors degree and experience in the wood science area.
Place of work
1 year with possibility for prolongation
As soon as possible/after agreement
We welcome applications no later than 2019-08-11. Please use the button below.
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. The university ranks well internationally within its subject areas. SLU is a research- intensive university that also offers unique degree programmes in for example rural development and natural resource management, environmental economics, animal science and landscape architecture. SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala.
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