At the Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business, we conduct research and education in business administration, industrial engineering and management, resource recovery, and building technology, as well as within the textile field: design, management, and technology.
The Faculty’s departments are the Department of Business Administration and Textile Management, the Department of Engineering, the Department of Resource Recovery and Building Technology, the Department of Textile Technology, and the Department of Design. There is also a department for the Textiles Labs. The Swedish School of Textiles and the Centre for Sustainable Society Development are other important parts of the Faculty. The Faculty is also the home to two doctoral education programmes: Resource Recovery and Textiles and Fashion.
The Department of Resource Recovery and Building Technology is now announcing a doctoral studentship position with a planned start in September 2023 at the earliest. The doctoral student will be part of the Biotechnology research group and the position includes studies in the areas of anaerobic digestion, membrane technology, membrane bioreactors, bioreactor scale-up, and techno-economic analysis.
Own doctoral education within the abovementioned research project. In addition to doctoral studies, teaching in the relevant field or other departmental duties can constitute up to 20 % of full-time. The total length of time for the doctoral studies is then extended to a corresponding degree.
Read about life as a doctoral student at the University of Borås.
Employment takes place under the condition that the applicant fulfills the requirements and is accepted as a doctoral student, or has already been admitted Admission takes place via the Research Education Committee for Resource Recovery at the University of Borås.
In order to be admitted to the doctoral education programme in Resource Recovery, the student must have a degree at the Master’s level with sufficient connection to the doctoral subject of Resource Recovery as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent. Furthermore, applicants should be able to communicate well in written and spoken English. The position requires someone with good collaboration and initiative-taking qualities, an ability to work independently and in a structured way, as well as the ability to prioritise among work tasks.
Experience in laboratory work in biotechnology, membrane separation processes, the application of pilot-scale bioreactors, and/or anaerobic digestion of organic waste is a merit.
Information about the position can be provided by Assistant Head of Department Ilona Sárvári Horváth via phone at +46 (0)33 435 46 84 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the research project can be answered by Professor Mohammad Taherzadeh by phone +46 (0)33-435 59 08 or email email@example.com. The trade union representative is Matilda Johansson, Saco-S. She can be reached via the university's switchboard, at +46 (0)33-435 40 00.
Type of employment: Doctoral studentship employment is conducted in accordance with the regulations outlined in Chapter 5 of the Higher Education Ordinance.
Employment rate: 100 %
Start date: No earlier than 1 September 2023
Position location: Borås, Sweden
Registration number: PA2023/105
You can apply for the position via our website by clicking on “Apply.” For more information on how to apply, see the website How to apply for a job with us.
Write clearly in your application which position you are applying for and include the applicable reference number. A complete application should include the following electronic documents:
- Personal letter.
- CV (with references).
- Diploma (Bachelor's and Master's) and copy of grades.
- Full list of publications.
- Copy of passport/ID document.
- Proof of completion of English 6 or equivalent.
For information on how to meet the specific eligibility requirement in English, visit the webpage English language requirements (external link).
After the application deadline, no additions can be made electronically.
Please submit your application by midnight 16 June 2023 (CET, Central European Time).