Founded in 1975, Linköpings Universitet (Linköping University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Linköping (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ostergotland County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Norrkoping. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Linköpings Universitet (LiU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Linköpings Universitet (LiU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Swedish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
Eligible Countries: All nationalities except Sweden
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The award will award for postdoctoral study in Soft and Stretchable Neural Probes
Admissible Criteria: Claimants must meet all the following criteria:
The program can be approved only to non-Swedish citizens with a PhD or equivalent acquired in another country than Sweden.
The applicant must have or be about to receive a doctoral degree in a subject relevant to the research project (e.g. material science, applied physics, electrical engineering) and needs to be passionate about research. Experience in stretchable electronics or neural interfaces will also be valued. Problem-solving ability, creativity, and relative fluency in English are essential.
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Linköping University will provide study expenses for two years.
The studentship amounts to SEK25000:-/month (tax-free) (~€2500/month)
Travel costs to/from Sweden for an award holder will cover up to a maximum amount
Funding can be available to join in conferences
Important info about healthcare, insurances, etc. can be found at
How to Apply: The application should be sent electronically to and a copy to Mark your application with reference number Dnr ITN-2020-00011 in the e-mail subject field.
Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit the following documents in pre-format
Cover letter, max two pages, describing your background, research interests, and what makes you interested in the position.
CV, max 4 pages, including contact details to three reference persons.
Full publication list.
Copy of passport, PhD diploma, and MSc transcripts with grades.
Entry Requirements: The candidate should have or be about to obtain a PhD degree in a subject relevant to the research project. E.g. material science, applied physics, (electro) chemistry. Applicants need to be passionate about research.
Language Requirement: Fluency in English is essential. If English is not your native language, students need to demonstrate proficiency in English before they can be admitted to Linköping University.