Opportunities within WWSC

Do you want to develop the sustainable materials of the future? Wallenberg Wood Science Center is now recruiting PhD students, postdocs and assistant professors to a dynamic and cross-disciplinary research center in the forefront of bio-based material science!

WWSC – a world-class research center

Wallenberg Wood Science Center is a research center striving for scientific excellence with a focus on new and sustainable materials from trees. The center is a cross-disciplinary collaboration between three of the leading universities in Sweden: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, and Linköping University.


A cross-disciplinary research community

In WWSC you will be part of a community with leading experts in their fields, all working together to create fossil-free materials based on bio-renewable resources – the components of wood. You will have access to state-of-the-art research infrastructure, giving you the best possible prerequisites for ground-breaking research. 

WWSC Academy

All PhD students in the center are part of the WWSC research school: WWSC Academy. 

WWSC Academy gives an extensive overview of the research field and insights in the industry, as well as contacts across the field – contacts valuable for your future career.


"The skills acquired in WWSC and all the contacts I made in the center as a PhD student have been of great value for me in my work at Stora Enso."
Mikaela Helander, R&D Specialist Stora Enso

Open positions

Here you find all the current open positions. You apply for the positions via the respective university. Click on the titles for more information.

For required skills and contact information for questions regarding the positions, please see the respective advertisement. 

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PhD student

Last day to apply: 2024-06-10

PhD student

Last day to apply: 2024-06-10