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Senior Researcher in Organic Electrochemist (T6)

Do you want to build research projects within the framework of sustainable development and develop new innovative biobased processes and products? Are you an organic electrochemist, who likes to initiate and develop research ideas into projects in connection to real industrial needs? Then this is an interesting position for you at RISE Processum AB in Örnsköldsvik.

About the position
Right now, we are investing in a new pilot hall with a comprehensive research infrastructure within the field of biorefinery from lab up to pilot scale, where electrochemistry is one of the focus areas.

As an organic electrochemist at RISE Processum, you will mainly work with development and research together with industrial partners. Your work will be performed in a team where collaboration with researchers and professionals not only within RISE, but also with companies, other R&D organizations and universities are important parts of the job.

It also consists of:

  • building networks
  • writing research applications
  • creating new customer projects
  • managing projects
  • development and building of new processes in laboratory and pilot scale

Who are you?
We are looking for a candidate with a solid background in electrochemistry, by education or longer work experience, with experience in organic chemistry.  In addition, experience in writing research applications, project management and building consortia with other research groups is an advantage. Your personal qualities, as trustworthy, easy to collaborate with and a good communicator, are important, and we would like you to be a cooperative problem solver. Fluency in English is a requirement.

Biorefinery test bed
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and the subsidiary RISE Processum are leading players in the development of the bioeconomy and biorefinery of the future. With a unique set of research areas, test beds and demonstration environments, we form a comprehensive solution for the conversion of biomass into green products, which have previously been fossil-based. On behalf of the Government, we are building a hub for research in biorefinery development and carrying out a major modernization of our test beds as well as a number of new investments to improve the conditions for the commercialization of new solutions for a circular bioeconomy in an international center. Read more about the venture.  We need your help. Do you want to become one of us? We hope so!

About RISE Processum
RISE Processum AB is a leading player in biorefinery development. Using forest raw material as a base, RISE Processum, together with its partners, develops new green processes and products such as fuels, chemicals, and materials. RISE Processum AB is 60% owned by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and 40% by Processum's Interest Association and is thus a subsidiary of the RISE Group. The company was founded in 2003 and is located in Örnsköldsvik. RISE Processum offers an innovative research environment with lab, pilot, and demonstration facilities that are strongly linked to the existing industrial biorefineries in the area. Read more at and

Welcome with your application!
For more information about the position, you are welcome to contact Jonna Almqvist, Head of Chemistry, +4610-516 67 70.  Application deadline is August 14. The ad will be out during our holiday and will be handled when we are back on August 14. We are available by phone to answer questions about the ad during weeks 22-26 and 31-32.

Our elected union officials are
Unionen: Yvonne Söderström Nordin +46 10-516 67 65, Frida Sandberg +46 10-516 67 79
Sveriges Ingenjörer: Jörg Brücher +46 10-516 67 14.

We kindly ask external recruitment companies and salespeople not to contact us as we are governed by the Swedish Procurement Act.

Senior researcher chemistry, electrochemistry, electrochemist, organic chemistry, biorefinery, project leader

About the position



Contract type

Permanent position

Job type

Research - e.g. Researchers/Postdoctors/PhD students

Contact person

Jonna Almqvist

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