School of Architecture and Built Environment at KTH

Subject field

Real Estate Planning and Land Law with specialization in Property Division and Property Rights Systems

Subject description

The subject field includes the design of properties and property systems as well as related land use and building structures. The subject's focus relates to Swedish society's demands for rational and appropriately designed real estate and other land-based rights systems, as well as methods for changing the property classification and rights systems. This includes theories concerning society's needs and demands for rational and appropriately designed real estate and other land-related rights systems, as well as effective methods for changing property divisions and rights.  Questions relating to property registration and property information are also included.


The position includes research and teaching in the subject field. In research, the associate professor is expected to contribute to ongoing research projects as well as seek external funding for new projects and conduct research in close collaboration with partners within and outside KTH.

The associate professor is expected to teach in Swedish and English at first level, advanced level and postgraduate level within the subject field. This includes development of existing and new courses. The associate professor is also expected to supervise at advanced level and postgraduate level within the subject field. Administrative duties are also part of faculty work at the university.


Those qualified for appointment as an associate professor are persons who have:

  1. been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve , and
  2. demonstrated teaching expertise.

Grounds of assessment

The assessment criteria for appointment as an associate professor at KTH shall be the degree of expertise required as a qualification for employment. In addition, the assessment criteria stated in the KTH appointments procedure, section 1.2., apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest importance is that the applicant has

  • research expertise in the subject field
  • teaching skills in the subject field
  • the ability to pursue third-stream activities and also provide information about research and development work.
  • the ability to teach in Swedish and English

Of second highest importance that the applicant has

  • interpersonal skills
  • expertise to develop and lead activities and staff. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.
  • administrative expertise. 

Trade union representatives

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Your application should follow KTH's CV template for employment of teachers. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete according to the requirements in the ad and CV template.

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 assessement, see Appointments procedure at the Royal Institute of Technology


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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
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number VL-2023-0073
  • Milan Horemuz, avdelningschef, +467907335,
  • Peter Ekbäck, professor, +4687907357,
Published 27.Jun.2023
Last application date 06.Dec.2023 11:59 PM CET

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