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Researcher within atmospheric corrosion

Do you have experience in atmospheric corrosion in various applications? Do you enjoy working on both longer projects and short assignments, all of which focus on a demand-driven technology development linked to societal and industrial challenges in both Sweden and internationally? Do you see it as motivating to be able to take your own initiative to develop a segment, carry out research projects and customer assignments? Then RISE has an interesting job for you!

The Corrosion department of RISE offers an attractive workplace as one of Europe's leading corrosion research players with the mission to create Swedish industrial benefit through company-wide research. We are located in Kista north of Stockholm where we have large modern premises, as well as in Borås. In France, we have a wholly owned subsidiary with 45 employees focused on corrosion research.

About the position
You will be working as a Researcher or senior researcher in the corrosion department. You will work in several projects related to atmospheric corrosion, for example related to effects of air pollution and cultural heritage, automotive corrosion, surface treatment and corrosion testing. You will be working with a range of different research and development projects as well as carrying out shorter industrial consultancy projects regarding corrosion of metallic materials. You will work closely with our industrial clients as well as other research entities, mainly in Sweden but also internationally. You will be given an independent role while being part of a research team with close collaboration with your colleagues.

Placement: Stockholm

Start date: September 2022

Who are you?
You should have a university degree within material science, chemistry or engineering. Advanced knowledge related to atmospheric corrosion, with at least 5 years industrial or research experience, is required. You have a good theoretical understanding as well as interest and comprehension for laboratory work.

We prioritise our customers and colleagues, so you should have a good ability to create working relationships with both. The job involves a lot of customer contact and therefore demands that you can express yourself clearly in both Swedish and English, both speaking and writing.

As a person you are committed and driven, enjoy a high tempo environment and see solutions and opportunities rather than problems. You are well organised and have an interest in helping create new business and projects but also an ability to further develop existing ones.

Are we right for each other?
We can't promise you a simple job, but we can offer you many committed and enthusiastic colleagues and some exciting industrial and societal challenges. You will work in a dynamic environment that gives you development opportunities both professionally and personally. At RISE, we want you to succeed and feel good, because together with your colleagues you contribute to a sustainable future and to securing a leading position for Swedish industry and research globally.

Welcome with your application!
For more information about the position, please contact Johan Tidblad, Unit manager, tel: +46 73 512 56 82, Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

You are welcome to submit your application as soon as possible, but the closing date for applications is September 1st, 2022.

Our union representative is Magnus Nordling, Swedish Engineers, +46 -73-512 64 58. 

About the position


Stockholm, Kista

Contract type

Permanent position

Job type

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

Contact person

Johan Tidblad

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