Deadline: 2015-05-25
Level Of Study: PhD

Post doc in Applied Geology

The division of Geosciences and Environmental Engineering at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering invites applications for a post doc position within Applied Geology. 

Subject description

Applied Geology is concerned with geochemical studies into how the chemical elements flow or become fixed in the environment, depending on physiochemical factors, and has a particular focus on processes which prevent or decrease the environmental effects of mining.

Project description

The Post doc employment is for two years. The research will be focused on methods to reduce oxidation of sulfide-rich mining waste with focus on development of dry cover. The project is part of a larger research project.


The work will be performed in collaboration with Boliden and other industries and researchers. A large part of the work will consist of field work, interpretation, and writing scientific papers. Even some departmental duties in the form of supervision of PhD students and teaching may be included.


To be eligible for the position a doctoral degree in Environmental Earth Science, or equivalent is needed. Experience of geochemical fieldwork and remediation of mine waste is meritorious.

Information For more information, please contact: Lena Alakangas +46 (0)920-491396 or via e-post

Union representatives:

SACO-Daina Dagis , +46 (0)920-493880

OFR- Lars Frisk, +46 (0)920-491792


Apply for this position by clicking on the application button below. The application should include a CV, personal letter, and copies of verified and translated diplomas from high school and universities. Your application must be written in English or Swedish. Mark your application with the reference number below.

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