KTH, School of architecture and built environment

Job description

Hereby we announce a postdoc-position, for 2 years on full-time, which will put focus on two principal goals:

  • To develop new knowledge and articulate existing theories and methodologies for critical interpretations of architecture in relation to current socio-political challenges and concerns. This could involve a wide range of perspectives such as architectural technology, urban studies, history, theory and critical studies in architecture.
  • To develop the existing research culture and create new collaborations by promoting interdisciplinary dialogue and strengthening national and international networks in research, education, and the profession.


The candidate must hold a doctoral degree (maximum three years old) within architecture or similar research field.

The candidate must be able to express himself/herself well in English, both orally and in writing. It is an advantage if the candidate holds great communication skills and a strong independent work approach.

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Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

Following documents must be provided:

  1. CV (short version without attached publications)
  2. Research proposal (maximum 2 pages)

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).


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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number A-2018-1966
  • Meike Schalk, universitetslektor, 08-790 79 66, E-mail: meike.schalk@arch.kth.se
  • Anders Bergström, universitetslektor, 08-790 60 69, E-mail: anders.bergström@arch.kth.se
  • Helena Mattsson, prefekt, 08-790 60 61, E-mail: helena.mattsson@arch.kth.se
Published 09.Nov.2018
Last application date 29.Nov.2018 11:59 PM CET

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