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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 Machine Design is active in research and education within product realization. Specific areas are: Machine elements, Machine Design, Mechatronics and Embedded control systems, Internal Combustion Engines, Integrated product development,Innovation and Industrial Design.

Job description

Integrated Transport Research Lab (ITRL) is a research center aimed at researching and demonstrating transport concepts that can significantly reduce CO2-emissions while being economically and socially sustainable. ITRL develops and heads research projects involving researchers from all schools of KTH, as well as contributes to research within the system perspective in the research projects. 

As a research engineer/project coordinator at ITRL, you will mainly:

  • Both internally and between the project partners provide support to ITRL's project manager with coordination of meetings, information and activities,
  • carry out activities within the projects within connected and automated vehicles 

Examples of projects that you will be working on are "control tower of self-driving vehicles (AVTCT)," Test Site Stockholm "and" self-driving buses in Barkarby (MMiB) ". Furthermore, you will work with data collection, analysis of data, compile information and write reports. 

Your workplace is at Campus KTH, T-bana Tekniska Högskolan. 


To qualify for the position, you have a M.Sc. degree in mechatronics, electrical engineering, engineering physics  or equivalent. You have knowledge in programming and experience of project coordination. 

Furthermore, it is considered meritorious if you have:

  • Education within project management,
  • experience of VR, AR or similar,
  • experience of project coordination / project management with several parties involved,
  • participated in research project,
  • written academic publications and reports.

In addition, knowledge in Swedish is meritorious. 

We will place great emphasis on your personal suitability. You are communicative both orally and written, initiative and analytical. Furthermore, you have good ability to cooperate.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number M-2019-0645
  • Anna Pernestål Brenden, manager at ITRL, +46 8 790 73 24
  • Maya Öberg, HR officer (HR matters only), +46 8 790 76 53
  • Jonas Mårtensson, associate professor ITRL, +46 8 790 63 21
Published 10.Apr.2019
Last application date 15.May.2019 11:59 PM CET

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