KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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.

Department of Robotics, Perception, and Learning

Robotics, perception and learning department conducts research in the fields of computer vision, robotics, and machine learning. In the future, robotic systems that offer advanced service in the industry, search and rescue services, in medical applications or as assistants to the elderly will become an integral part of society, which means that research in this area is important and contributes with crucial knowledge.

More information about some of the ongoing and finished projects can be found here:




Job description

The candidate is expected to conduct research in robotics/machine learning/computer vision at the highest international level, co-supervise Doctoral and master students. 


We are looking for applicants with a strong academic background. Applicants must hold or be about to receive a doctoral degree in robotics/machine learning/computer vision. The doctoral degree must have been obtained within the last three years from the application deadline (some exceptions for special grounds, for instance sick leave and parental leave).

The applicant should have a strong background in robotics/machine learning/computer vision. The applicant should have an outstanding research and publication record. Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills are a requirement. We are looking for a strongly motivated person, who is able to work independently. Good command of English orally and in writing is required to present and publish research results. 

We will put great emphasis on personal qualities. 

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2019-0804
  • Danica Kragic, Professor, dani@kth.se
  • Sarah Kullgren, HR Officer, sarahku@kth.se
Published 21.Mar.2019
Last application date 25.Apr.2019 11:59 PM CET

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