KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

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Job description

Research and education at the division of mathematics. Education includes teaching and supervision on the bachelor, master and/or Ph.D. levels. The associate professor must be able to teach in English at the time of employment and in Swedish within two years.


Eligibility for appointment as an associate professor is reserved for persons who have:

  1. obtained their doctorate degree or have the equivalent academic expertise, or have other professional skills that are relevant to the subject field concerned by the position and the required duties,
  1. shown teaching expertise  

Assessment criteria

The assessment criteria for appointment as an associate professor at KTH shall be the degree of expertise required as a qualification for employment. In addition, the assessment criteria stated in the KTH appointments procedure, appendix 2, apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest importance are the scientific skills of the applicant within the subject of mathematics. The scientific skills must be shown by publication in international journals of high quality. Of highest importance are also the pedagogical skills within mathematics, including the ability to plan, lead and implement education on the bachelor, master and PhD levels.

It is also important that the applicant has expertise in developing and leading activities and personnel; this includes having knowledge about matters of diversity and equal treatment, with particular focus on gender equality. It is important to have administrative capability and ability to collaborate with and spread information about research and development work to the surrounding society as well as interpersonal skills.

Trade union representatives

Contact information to trade union representatives can be found at KTH:s web page.


Your application should follow KTH:s CV template for employment of teachers. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete according to the requirements in the ad and CV template.

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 Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly pay
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number VL-2017-0009
  • Sandra Di Rocco, Professor, Head of Department, Phone: +46 8 790 88 01, Email: dirocco@kth.se
Published 15.Mar.2017
Last application date 02.May.2017 11:59 PM CET

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