School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH

Job description

We are looking for up to three Postdocs for a position in the field of hybrid control for multi-robot systems. The successful candidates will join a research group that is focusing on new control methodologies for multi-robot systems.

It is expected that the successful candidates will conduct research in this area, interact with doctoral and master students, and be involved in collaborative work in national and international projects. The position is associated with multiple projects, including the EU project CANOPIES (, Horizon-Europe Innovation Council (EIC) project “Symbolic Logic Framework for Situational Awareness in Mixed Autonomy” (SYMAWARE), and Digital Futures project “Towards Safe Smart Construction: Algorithms, Digital Twins and Infrastructures” (DF Smart Construction).

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
  • 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.
  • Applicants should have a doctoral degree related to at least one of the following research areas:
    • Multi-agent control systems
    • Formal methods for robot control synthesis
  • Applicants should have research expertise and an outstanding research and publication record.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills are a requirement.
  • We are looking for a strongly motivated person, who can work independently, as well as within a research group.
  • Applicants also need to possess teaching abilities.
  • Excellent command of English orally and in writing is required.

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.
  • Experience implementing and validating experimentally control/planning strategies.
  • Experience in EU projects’ participation.
  • Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

Trade union representatives

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

The application must include:

  1. CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  2. 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.
  3. Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two pages long.

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
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 3
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2023-2115
  • Prof. Dimos Dimarogonas,
  • Felicia Gustafsson, HR,
Published 25.Aug.2023
Last application date 02.Oct.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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