Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Skolan för industriell teknik och management

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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.

Subject field

Machine Elements

Subject description

The subject comprises individual machine elements and machine elements in its product technical context. In particular, machine elements with application to product development and construction are meant here.


The tasks include teaching at the undergraduate level. As a lecturer, you will also participate in the development and implementation of courses in topics such as machine elements and machine design. 


Those qualified for appointment as a lecturer are persons who have:

  • 1) been awarded a degree from first-cycle academic education within the subject of the employment or has corresponding competence,
  • 2) professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties it will involve, and
  • 3) demonstrated teaching expertise. 

Grounds of assessment

The assessment criteria for appointment as a lecturer at KTH are stated in KTH's appointment procedure, section 1.5, and apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest importance is that the applicant has

  • documented pedagogic competence. The assessment of teaching expertise shall also relate to the person’s long-term ability to develop as a teacher.
  • documented professional expertise relevant to the content of the employment.
  • the extent of professional expertise outside the university
  • a good ability to teach in Swedish
  • a communicative ability, good collaboration ability and ability to work in a structured way, is quality conscious and self-reliable

Of second highest importance that the applicant has

  • administrative expertise
  • expertise in respect of development work within the area
  • industrial experience of machine design
  • international experience

It is also important that the applicant has

  • worked with modern computer simulation tools.
  • taken courses in teaching and learning in higher education.
  • an excellent command of English, both in speech and writing.
  • the ability to pursue third-stream activities.
  • expertise to develop and lead activities and interpersonal skills. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

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You are the main responsible to ensure that the application is complete according to the ad. 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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For more information regarding KTH's assessment, please read here Appointments procedure at KTH

Other information

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly pay
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number M-2019-1120
  • Malin Bolin, +46 (8)790 7280
  • Sergei Glavatskih, email: segla@kth.se
Published 28.Jun.2019
Last application date 02.Sep.2019 11:59 PM CET

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