The Olofsson Research Group


Available positions


PhD students:

The application period for the PhD position is now closed, and interviews will take place in the beginning of May.

Post docs:

There are presently no open positions for post docs. We're regularly looking for talented post doc candidates to apply for funding from various funding sources with.

Funding opportunities include the following:

Wenner-Gren Foundations is a Swedish funding agency to which I select a candidate to apply with in September each year. The deadline is October 1, with decisions in mid December. When successful, the post doc can be started any time from January. The funding is for two years.

The Swedish Institute has 1 year scholarships to citizens of certain countries in through the Visby Program (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine). Deadline December 12th.

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF-EF):
The application deadline for these EU funds is usually in September. If successful, the post doc can be started approximately 8 months after the deadline, i.e. in April.
Note that the competition for these fellowships is very tough, and a successful candidate has usually done a first post doc already, or has a quite good publication list.

The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation gives post doc scholarships to Japanese PhDs. The Canon Foundation supports Japanese researchers for periods up to 1 year.

Undergraduate students:

We are always interested in motivated students for Bachelor or Master degree projects. Here is a general description of our chemistry - please contact me for more details.

Students outside of EU need to pay tuition fee to study in Sweden. Scholarships are given to students form certain countries by the Swedish Institute.