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WASP Postdoctoral Position in Autonomous Optimization

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

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description
Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is Sweden’s largest individual research program, and provides a platform for academic research and education, fostering interaction with Sweden’s leading companies. The program addresses research in artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and software as enabling technologies for development of systems acting in collaboration with humans, adapting to their environment through sensors, information and knowledge, and forming intelligent systems of systems. The program is conducted in close cooperation between leading Swedish universities with an aim to promote the competence of Sweden as a nation within the area of AI, autonomous systems and software.

Autonomous Optimization is one out of seven WASP Expedition Projects (high gain/high risk targeted projects with a specific challenging goal). The research a will focus on development of autonomous optimization, i.e. how to use tools from machine learning to automatically design and tune optimization algorithms. In particular, we plan to investigate how learn new efficient distributed optimization methods suitable for decision-making in autonomous systems and AI/ML. The main research challenges of the project are in the intersection between optimization, control and machine learning. This is a collaborative project between the Optimization Group headed by Professor Anders Hansson within the Division of Automatic Control at the Department of Electrical Engineering at Linköping University and the Department of Automatic Control headed by Professor Bo Wahlberg at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. The Department of Automatic Control at KTH Royal Institute of Technology conducts research, education and industry/society interplay within modelling, identification, control, learning and optimization of dynamical systems. It consists of ten faculty, 20 postdocs and over 50 PhD students.

We are offering one two-year postdoctoral position at the Department of Automatic Control, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Successful candidate will be able to join the WASP research network with over 150 active PhD students and researchers.

Qualifications
A doctoral degree (or close to completion) in Systems and Control, Signal Processing , Machine Learning , Applied Mathematics, or related field is required. The doctoral degree must have been obtained within the last three years from the application deadline (some exceptions for special grounds, for instance sick leave and parental leave) Ideal candidates must have a strong background in Systems Theory, Automatic Control, Optimization and Statistical Learning. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and ability to write peer reviewed papers. An candidate must have the ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists and industry. Experience of developing efficient computer code is required.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

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.

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).

The application should contain the following:

  1. CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  2. Copies of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations to English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  3. Brief explanation of why you want to conduct research, about your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals; max 2 pages long.
  4. Representative publications or technical reports: Document no more than 10 pages each. For longer documents (eg dissertations), attach a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.
  5. Recommendation letters
  6. Contact information for two reference persons. We reserve the right to contact references only for selected candidates.

Others

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH’s work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

For information about Processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

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 longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2018-2744
Contact
  • Bo Wahlberg, Professor, bo@kth.se
  • Anna Mård, HR Officer, rekrytering@eecs.kth.se
Last application date 31.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

Post expires on Thursday January 31st, 2019

Doctoral student positions in Networked Systems (2 positions)

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan,

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Project description

The advertised doctoral student positions are within an ambitious, 5-year European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Project titled “ULTRA”. In this 2 Million EUR project, we want to dramatically change the way Internet Services are constructed.

Your work will entail design, implementation, and evaluation of distributed systems and networks for building ultra-low latency Internet services. Examples include advanced highly streamlined server software, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) chains at the true speed of the underlying hardware, intra datacenter load-balancing, and agile and efficient geo-distributed data storage systems that meet their Service Level Objectives.

You will be part of the Network Systems Laboratory (NSLab), with your studies supervised by Professor Dejan Kostic.

In addition to your doctoral studies, you will be expected to teach or perform other departmental duties up to 20% of full-time. Doctoral student employment at KTH offers excellent conditions with competitive salaries, health care, social security, and contributions to pension funds.

What we offer

Eligibility

To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:

  • passed a degree at advanced level,
  • completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 higher education credits at advanced level, or
  • in any other way acquired within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge.

Selection

The applicant should hold a Master’s of Science degree or a similar degree which fulfills the entry requirements for doctoral studies at KTH.

A successful candidate needs to have: (1) a strong background in distributed systems, networking,

programming, and operating systems, (2) excellent knowledge of written and spoken English

In order to succeed as an doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. In the selection of the applicants, the following will be assessed:

  • ability to independently pursue his or her work,
  • ability to collaborate with others,
  • have a professional approach and
  • analyse and work with complex issues.

Target degree: Doctoral degree

Information regarding admission and employment

Only those who are or have been admitted to third-cycle studies may be employed as a doctoral student. The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year and may thereafter be extended. Doctoral students may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.

Union representatives

You will find contact information for union representatives on KTH’s website.

Doctoral section (Students’ union on KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

You will find contact information for doctoral section on the section’s website.

Application

Apply for the position and admission through KTH’s recruitment system. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement.

Applications must be received at the last closing date at midnight, CET/CEST (Central European Time/entral European Summer Time).

Applications must include the following elements:

Curriculum vitae: a document of up to four (4) pages, including all your relevant academic, professional and other achievements, and experience.

An official copy of the MSc (or equivalent) degree certificate and academic transcript. For applicants in the process of obtaining the MSc (or equivalent) degree, they must state with supporting document the expected date of degree completion.

Statement of purpose: Please state why you wish to pursue a doctoral degree in these research topics,giving an account of your academic interests and your background. Maximum two (2) pages long.

Representative publications or technical reports: Please provide, if any, up to maximum two (2) documents, no longer than ten (10) pages each. For longer documents (e.g., project theses), please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.

Other

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH’s work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

For information about Processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

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 longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Monthly salary according to KTH’s doctoral student salary agreement
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2018-1822
Contact
  • Dejan Kostic / Professor, dmk@kth.se
  • Petra Persson, petrp@kth.se
Last application date 15.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

Post expires on Tuesday January 15th, 2019

Postdocs/researchers in Mathematics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

The research group in Random Matrix Theory, Stochastic Models and Analysis at the Department of Mathematics is offering two two-year post-doctoral positions. The positions are financed by grants from the Swedish Research Council (VR) and the Göran Gustafsson Foundation (KTH/UU). The main duty is research within the field of the group or related areas. A limited amount of teaching may be part of the duties. One position will be with Maurice Duits as mentor and the other with Kevin Schnelli.

For more information see https://www.math.kth.se/RMSMA/

The positions are time limited, full time, two-year postdoc positions starting July 1, 2019 or later.

Qualifications

A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) in mathematics or related areas is a requirement. Candidates cannot have their PhD degrees from KTH. We seek a candidate with a strong background in parts of mathematics relevant to the research activity of the group. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group, and have good communication skills. No skills in Swedish are required.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

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. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application.

The application should contain:

  • a Curriculum Vitae with a list of publications
  • a description of the candidate’s research and a motivation for the applicant’s interest in the position. The applicant may indicate an interest in one of the potential supervisors
  • up to three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the letter writers by email to jobs@math.kth.se with S-2018-1618 in the subject line

Other information

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH´s work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement, July 1, 2019 or later
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-1618
Contact
  • Maurice Duits, duitsk@kth.se
  • Kevin Schnelli, schnelli@kth.se
Last application date 09.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

Post expires on Wednesday January 9th, 2019

Postdoc at the Brummer & Partners MathDataLab

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

The Department of Mathematics at KTH is offering two-year post-doctoral positions within the Brummer & Partners MathDataLab. The Brummer & Partners MathDataLab is a research lab in mathematics and applied mathematics, hosted at the Department of Mathematics, that aims at creating a hub for mathematical research in the analysis of complex data. The Brummer & Partners MathDataLab supports top talent among junior researchers by offering competitive postdoc positions, and aims to stimulate collaboration between existing faculty and surrounding institutions. A further aim is to inspire and facilitate the education of a new generation of mathematicians focused on foundations and implementations of novel methods for data analysis.

The post-doctoral positions at the MathDataLab aims at conducting research in mathematics (e.g. topology, analysis, combinatorics, etc) or applied mathematics (mathematical statistics, numerical analysis, optimisation, etc) with emphasis on development of theory and/or methods for data analysis. The candidates are requested to submit a research plan including the connections of the intended research to data analysis.

The position is time limited, full time, 1+1 year postdoc positions starting July 1, 2019 or according to agreement.

Qualifications

A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the position) in mathematics, applied mathematics, or a closely related area is a requirement.

We seek a candidate with a strong background in mathematics related to analysis of complex data. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group, and have good communication skills. No skills in Swedish are required.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

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.

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).

Applications must include a CV, research statement, research plan, and two letters of recommendation.

Others

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH’s work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

For information about Processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

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 longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement, May 1, 2019 or later
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-1625
Contact
  • Henrik Hult, Professor, hult@kth.se
Last application date 17.Dec.2018 11:59 PM CET

Post expires on Monday December 17th, 2018

Postdoc/researcher in Combinatorics

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan,

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

Research in algebraic and probabilistic combinatorics in collaboration with Svante Linusson and other combinatorialists at the department. Teaching corresponding to 25% of fulltime.

The position is a time limited, full time, one-year postdoc position starting July 1, 2019 or by agreement.

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral education (completed in the last five years or to be completed before the commencement of the position). Candidates cannot have their PhD degree from KTH. We seek a candidate with a strong background algebraic or probabilistic combinatorics. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the division, and have good communication skills. No skills in Swedish are required.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

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. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application.

The application must include the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter (detailing both your previous scientific work experience and your interest in this position)
  • Research statement (max 2 pages)

Contact information for three references

Other information

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH´s work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment July 1, 2019 or by agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-1636
Contact
  • Svante Linusson, professor, linusson@kth.se
Last application date 31.Dec.2018 11:59 PM CET

Read the job description at the university homepage

Post expires on Monday December 31st, 2018

Postdoc/researcher position in geometric PDEs and mathematical relativity

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

The research group in differential geometry and general relativity within the department of mathematics is offering a two-year postdoctoral/researcher position. This position is intended for work on projects in geometric PDE’s, classical mathematical relativity, or a combination of these subjects. By geometric PDE’s we here mean any geometrically motivated partial differential equations, which could be either elliptic, parabolic, or hyperbolic. By mathematical relativity we mean Lorentzian geometry, the study of initial data sets, problems related to evolution (stability, asymptotics, cosmic censorship), the study of horizons and trapped surfaces, static solutions, etc.

Qualifications

A PhD degree, awarded (or planned to be awarded before the commencement of the project) in mathematics is a requirement. We seek a candidate with a strong background in some of the areas described above.

The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group, and have good communication skills.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

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.

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).

The application must include the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter (detailing both your previous scientific work experience and your interest in this position)
  • Research statement (max 2 pages)

Contact information for three references

Others

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH’s work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

For information about Processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

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 longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-1508
Contact
  • Hans Ringström, Prof., hansr@kth.se
Last application date 15.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

Post expires on Tuesday January 15th, 2019