KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Job description

The Division of Network and Systems Engineering at the Department of Computer Science in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of resilient learning and edge computing. With a focus on multi-agent learning in the context of edge computing, we are particularly interested in addressing fundamental problems related to resource management, distributed detection, learning equilibria in games, and learning in adversarial environments. Of interest are also approaches leveraging state-of-the-art neural architectures, including graphical models and federated learning. We will use the developed models for the design of topologies and learning algorithms that are resource efficient and are resilient to noise and to adversarial behavior. The methodological results will be applied in a variety of critical infrastructures, from smart grids through building automation to railways.

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
  • Strong ties to major industrial and academic institutions in Sweden and internationally
  • Work 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.
  •  Excellent publication track record from at least one of the areas: security, communication networks, optimization, machine learning or game theory.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Good command of English orally and in writing is required to present and publish research results.
  • You have no problem working independently and take full responsibility for your work.

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty and students at the division and with research groups at KTH.
  • We see that you are a person that have awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality.
  • You have good teaching abilities, you like to teach others what you have learned.

    Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

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To apply for the position

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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.


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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2023-1831
  • György Dan, rekryterande chef , gyuri@kth.se
  • Lilly Engfeldt, HR, 087908496
Published 29.Jun.2023
Last application date 21.Aug.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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