School of Engineering Sciences at KTH

Job description

The numerical analysis unit within the department of Mathematics is offering a two-year postdoc position. The research project will be focused on the development of filtering techniques for extracting specific signal content from simulation data, especially near boundaries, as well spline filtering. This entails aspects from approximation theory, wavelets, error estimation of simulation data, and contribution to the SIAC Magic ToolBox. Proposed Applications are visualization and turbulence modelling. The project will span theory, algorithms, software and applications.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
  • Supportive mentoring in a positive environment.
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

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  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made (With some exceptions for special reasons such as periods of sick or parental leave, kindly indicate if such reason exists in your resume).
  • Excellent programming skills in at least one of Matlab, Fortran, Python, Julia, or C++.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, as this will be required in day-to-day work. 

Preferred qualifications

  •  Research expertise in Numerical Analysis is the most important selection criteria, and should be shown through scientific publications/doctoral dissertation.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaborate with local colleagues as well as collaborators at other institutions within Sweden and abroad.
  • Demonstrated pedagogical ability is of merit, as well as awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality. 

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency

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Instructions: The application should include:

  • CV including publication list.
  • Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals (maximum two pages).
  • Up to three letters of recommendation, sent directly by the letter writer to
  • Contact information for at least two previous employers (can be from research mentors). We reserve the right to contact references only for candidates who are being interviewed.
  • 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. If a doctoral degree has not yet been obtained, enclose a certificate regarding planned degree date.

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).

About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.


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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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement, the latest september 2023
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2022-1773
  • Jennifer Ryan,
Published 04.Oct.2022
Last application date 02.Dec.2022 11:59 PM CET

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