School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH

Job description

The Division of Network and Systems Engineering at the Department of Computer Science is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in performance prediction and management of networked services. The research will center around prediction and forecasting of service metrics as a basis for dynamic resource allocation, in order to achieve management objectives. The solutions will be based on online statistical learning methods including reinforcement learning. A key challenge will be to develop solutions that scale in service complexity. The research will involve both analytical modeling and analysis, as well as implementation and experimentation on a network testbed.

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
  • Frequent contact with other academic and industrial partners
  • 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.
  •  The candidate should have strong research expertise from one or more areas: cloud computing and networking, machine learning/AI, statistics.
  • We see that you have no problem collaborating with faculty and students at the department and with collaborating research groups at KTH.
  • The successful applicant should have a strong publication record. Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
  • We are looking for a highly motivated person, who can work independently.
  • You have good knowledge of English in speech and writing as it is required in the daily work to present and publish research results.

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.
  • You have an awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.
  • It is an advantage if you can demonstrate pedagogical skills.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

Trade union representatives

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To apply for the position

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

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.
  • 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.
  • 3 research publications (co-)authored by the candidate and relevant to the position.
  • Contact information for two reference persons.

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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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 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-2024-1185
  • Rolf Stadler, rekryteringsansvarig,
  • Lilly Engfeldt, HR,
Published 19.Apr.2024
Last application date 10.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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