School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH

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.

Job description

As studio- and makerspace manager you will manage and further develop the studio and makerspace facilities of the Media Technology and Interaction Design Division at KTH, which include a makerspace, a media production studio, a soft tech studio as well as equipment for motion capture, VR and haptics. You will work in collaboration with the division management team and a team of PhD students who provide specialised support to individual studios. As studio- and makerspace manager, you will facilitate procurement, installation and maintenance of equipment, further develop booking and lending systems, support health and safety procedures, and organise tours for staff and students. Additionally, you will help support research projects and teach in courses that use the MID Studios and makerspace. 

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment.
  • An engaging work in a department that is interdisciplinary oriented and inclusive, with research and education in media technology and interaction design. The research at the department spans topics such as sound technology, soma design and sustainability.
  • Help to relocate and get settled in Sweden and at KTH.

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH

Qualifications

Requirements

  • A graduate degree or an advanced level (higher education) in the research subject or equivalent competence. 
  • You must have experience in makerspaces, including rapid prototyping and digital fabrication techniques, as well as a good knowledge of audiovisual production hardware and software. 
  • We are looking for a strongly motivated person, who is able to work in cooperation with others as well as independently, and who has a strong understanding of diversity and gender issues in technology-related fields and academia.
  • Very good command of English orally and in writing is required to communicate with staff and students. 

Preferred qualifications

  • A degree in media technology, interaction design, computer science or a similar area. 
  • Experience in managing projects that include a number of different stakeholders and the management of equipment and facilities.
  • It is also meriting to know Swedish or show a willingness to learn it.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives on KTH's webpage.

Application

The application must include:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.

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

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

About the employment

The employment is valid until further notice (permanent post) according to the agreement.
The employment begins with a six-month probationary period.

Other information

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values

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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence. 

 

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment September 2022
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2022-1287
Contact
  • Sandra Pauletto, Associate Professor/dep. head, pauletto@kth.se
  • Henrik Artman, Professor/head of div., artman@kth.se
  • Sarah Kullgren, HR, sarahku@kth.se
Published 17.Jun.2022
Last application date 15.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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