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Postdoctoral researcher in enzyme discovery and biomaterials development

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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

You will be working on a project funded by Formas, the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development. The goals of this project are to develop novel techniques for the formation of carbohydrate-based biomaterials intended for use in the research, medical, and cosmetic sectors. The biomaterials will exploit novel types of protein-carbohydrate interaction. You will be building on preliminary data gathered by Lauren McKee, the supervisor of this project. You will work closely with other members of the KTH Division of Glycoscience, as well as colleagues from the KTH Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering (SEED), to integrate life cycle analysis and sustainable systems thinking into your research.

You will be responsible for performing research tasks on this project, which will involve production and purification of recombinant proteins, assays of enzyme activity and ligand binding, optimisation of biomaterials formation, and characterisation of biomaterial properties. You will be involved in the writing of manuscripts and any patent applications that derive from this work, as well as assisting in administrative management of the Formas funded project. Research duties will include working in a multi-disciplinary team, presenting your work at meetings and conferences, planning your time in the lab, and managing your data.

Educational duties may include proactive participation at all levels. Assistant supervision of master’s thesis and diploma students may be involved. No more than 20% of the Postdoc’s time may be devoted to educational duties.

What we offer

  • International workplace.
  • A leading technical university that creates knowledge and expertise for a sustainable future.
  • Colleagues with high ambitions in an open, curious and dynamic environment.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Qualifications

You should have experience of working in relevant research areas, demonstrated through scientific publications and a doctoral thesis. The most important and relevant research areas are as follows: (i) discovery, production, and characterisation of carbohydrate-active enzymes; (ii) discovery, production, and characterisation of carbohydrate-binding proteins; (iii) bioinformatics and phylogenetic analysis.

You should have excellent communication skills in scientific English, both in spoken and in written forms.

A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline, is required.

The following personal characteristics are required:

  • Ability to collaborate
  • Autonomous
  • Independence
  • Flexible
  • Taking initiative

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

Preferred qualifications

Ideally, you will also have experience or knowledge of the following areas of research: (i) characterisation of complex carbohydrates; (ii) design of biobased materials and characterisation of their physical properties; (iii) the use of biobased hydrogels in cosmetic and pharmaeutical applications; (iv) cytotoxicity and immunogenicity testing of hydrogel materials.

The ideal candidate will have a strong awareness and appreciation of sustainability issues, particularly the sustainable development goals relating to responsible production and consumption of materials.

The following is also preferred:

  • Research expertise
  • Educational ability
  • Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality
  • Teamwork
  • Independence

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).

About the employment

Temporary employment for 1 year with the possibility of extension for 1 more year. Start date according to agreement.

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.

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 employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAccording to agreement
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions1
Working hours100%
CityStockholm
CountyStockholms län
CountrySweden
Reference numberC-2020-0616
ContactLauren McKee, +46 8 790 99 39; mckee@kth.se
Last application date30.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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Post expires on Thursday April 30th, 2020

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Experimental Nuclear Physics

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Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Skolan för teknikvetenskap

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.

Research and teaching conducted at the Department of Physics span from basic science topics in condensed matter physics, nuclear, particle and astroparticle physics to applied areas such as medical imaging, nuclear engineering and nuclear power safety.

The School of Engineering Sciences and the Department of Physics is offering a postdoctoral position in Experimental Nuclear Physics, with a focus on gamma-ray spectroscopy of atomic nuclei far from stability and preparations for experiments using the Decay Spectroscopy (DESPEC) experiment within the NUSTAR science programme at the international research facility FAIR.

Job description

The Nuclear Physics group at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is seeking one excellent candidate for position as postdoctoral researcher/ junior researcher in experimental nuclear physics. The focus area of the project is the study of the structure of exotic atomic nuclei far from stability. An important part of the project relates to preparations for experiments with the DESPEC Germanium Array Spectrometer (DEGAS) to be placed at the low-energy branch of the Super-FRS separator at the international Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR), Darmstadt, Germany. DEGAS is a high-purity germanium detector array for high-resolution spectroscopy of electromagnetic decays from exotic nuclear species. It is a key instrument of the DESPEC experiment at FAIR.

The experimental work, which includes a full physics programme in addition to commissioning and tests of DEGAS detectors, will take place at KTH as well as at FAIR and other international facilities, such as RIBF, RIKEN, Japan; GANIL, Caen, France; the JYFL Accelerator Laboratory, Jyväskylä, Finland; LNL, Legnaro, Italy, and NSCL, Michigan, USA.

Successful candidates are expected to play a leading role in the nuclear physics group’s experimental research activities in the study of the structure and decay properties of highly unstable atomic nuclei at radioactive ion beam facilities.

What we offer

  • An international workplace.
  • A leading technical university that creates knowledge and expertise for a sustainable future.
  • Here you get colleagues with high ambitions in an open, curious and dynamic environment.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Qualifications

Applicants should hold a PhD or an equivalent foreign degree in experimental nuclear physics or a related subject, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline (with some exceptions for special grounds, for instance sick leave and parental leave). Candidates may not have received their PhD from KTH. Qualified candidates shall have extensive experience with nuclear physics radiation detectors and data analysis tools for nuclear spectroscopy. A deep knowledge of data analysis for large scale experiments in nuclear structure physics is a special advantage.

Applicants should be highly motivated to perform high-level fundamental research and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

We believe you are self-motivated and persistent. You have the ability to work hard and spend time, energy and commitment to your work, remaining focused on the goals. You take great responsibility and pride in your work and follow the high quality standards required, ensuring nothing is left to chance. You understand the importance of good communication skills and aspire to build fruitful relationships in an international research environment.

An excellent command of the English language is required. Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

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).

Temporary employment for up to 2 years.

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.

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 employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employment2020-06-01 or according to agreement
Salarymonthly salary
Number of positions1
Working hours100%
CityStockholm
CountyStockholms län
CountrySweden
Reference numberS-2020-0473
ContactBo Cederwall, Professor, bc@kth.se
Pär Olsson, Professor, Acting Head of Department, polsson@kth.se
Last application date15.May.2020 11:59 PM CET

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Post expires on Friday May 15th, 2020

Doctoral student in Quantum Technology

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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.

Project description

Third-cycle subject: Physics, spezialization: Material and Nano Physics

The department of Applied Physics is looking for two PhD students to work on thesis projects in the field of Quantum Technology.  The students will work with experimental measurement and theoretical description of nonlinear quantum and classical oscillators, comprised of superconducting electromechanical circuits cooled to ultra-low temperatures. The work will include development of latest high-speed digital electronics for modulation and demodulation of signals, together with low-latency feedback.  Applications include quantum computation and quantum-limited sensors.

Supervision: The doctoral student will be supervised by: Prof. David Haviland.

What we offer

  • The possibility to study in a dynamic and international research environment in collaboration with industries and prominent universities from all over the world.Read more
  • A workplace with many employee benefits and monthly salary according to KTH’s Doctoral student salary agreement.
  • A postgraduate education at an institution that is active and supportive in matters pertaining to working conditions, gender equality and diversity as well as study environment.
  • Work and study in Stockholm,close to nature and the water.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH.
  •  A chance to work with and learn advanced nanofabrication and electronic measurement and control techniques

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.
  • Comprehend English, both writing and reading, according to the requirements for acceptance. Read more here.

A masters degree in physics together with a strong interest in electronic and computer technology, or a masters degree in electrical engineering together with a strong interest in physics. 

Selection

In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be assed upon their ability to:

  • independently pursue his or her work
  • collaborate with others,
  • have a professional approach,
  • analyse and work with complex issues and
  • The ability to work together in a group, to learn and teach others, and to share expensive, high-technology research infrastructure.

After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and personal suitability.

Target degree: Doctoral degree.

Information regarding admission and employment

Only those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ‘ time. An employed doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.

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:

  • CV including your relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Application letter with a brief description of why you want to pursue research studies, about what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. (Maximum 2 pages long)
  • Copy of the degree certificate(s) and transcripts of records from your previously attended university-level institutions and certificates of fulfilled language requirements. These need to be translated into English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  • Representative publications or technical reports. For longer documents, please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.

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.

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 employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAccording to the agreement
SalaryMonthly salary according to KTH’s doctoral student salary agreement
Number of positions2
Working hours100%
CityStockholm
CountyStockholms län
CountrySweden
Reference numberS-2020-0333
ContactProf David Haviland, haviand@kth.se
Last application date30.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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Post expires on Thursday April 30th, 2020

Doctoral student in Machine Learning for Underwater Robot navigation

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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

Third-cycle subject: Computer Science

KTH Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  (EECS) announces a Ph.D. position in the area of machine learning for underwater robot perception at the department of Robotics, Perception, and Learning (RPL) https://www.kth.se/rpl/. This position is funded by SSF through the Swedish Maritime Robotics Centre  (SMaRC).  More information on SMaRC can be found here: http://smarc.se/

The research position is a 48 month time-limited position that will be extended up to a year dependant on the inclusion of a maximum of 20% departmental duties, usually teaching. In order to be employed, you must apply and be accepted as a doctoral student at KTH. The starting date is open for discussion, though ideally, we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

AUV Perception and Navigation: The student will join the team working in the Swedish Marine Robotics Centre, SMaRC. The specific goal is to use machine learning on sonar data to build representations of the seafloor that will allow recognition and alignment using sonar.  These will be integrated into both localization and SLAM implementations on the SMaRC platforms. 

Supervision: The doctoral student will be supervised by Associate Professor John Folkesson

What we offer

  • The possibility to study in a dynamic and international research environment in collaboration with industries and prominent universities from all over the world. Read more
  • A compulsory individual study plan to support your development in your area of interest.
  • A workplace with many employee benefits and monthly salary according to KTH’s doctoral student salary agreement.
  • Postgraduate education at an institution that is active and supportive in matters pertaining to working conditions, gender equality and diversity as well as a study environment.
  • Work and study in Stockholm, one of Europe’s fastest-growing capitals, which is close to both nature and the sea.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH.

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

Selection

In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH, you need to be goal-oriented and persevering in your work. The selection process will be based upon the following other abilities of the candidates:

  • independently pursue his or her work
  • collaborate with others,
  • have a professional approach and
  • analyze and work with complex issues.
  • English proficiency in reading, writing and speaking, 
  • programming, machine learning, and robotics experience. 

After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and personal suitability.

Target degree: Doctoral degree

Information regarding admission and employment

Only those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ‘ time. An employed doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.

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 the 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/central European Summer Time).

Applications must include the following elements:

  • A CV including your relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Application letter with a brief description of why you want to pursue research studies, about what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. (Maximum 2 pages long)
  • Copy of the degree certificate(s) and transcripts of records from your previously attended university-level institutions and certificates of fulfilled language requirements. These need to be translated into English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  • Representative publications or technical reports. For longer documents, please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.

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.

For information about the 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 a discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentIn agreement with supervisor
SalaryMonthly salary according to KTH’s doctoral student salary agreement
Number of positions1
Working hours100%
CityStockholm
CountyStockholms län
CountrySweden
Reference numberJ-2020-0297
ContactJohn Folkesson, Associate Professor, johnf@kth.se
Sarah Kullgren, HR Officer, sarahku@kth.se
Last application date09.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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Post expires on Thursday April 9th, 2020

Doctoral student in additive manufacturing/bioprocess industry

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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

Third-cycle subject: Fibre and polymer science

Additive manufacturing enables designs that were previously not possible to manufacture. In order to increase the implementation of additively manufactured products, more innovation and development is required. This project is a unique collaboration between GE Healthcare and KTH, within the framework of Addlife (see below). It aims to develop methods to improve post-processing (finishing), in complex internal channels on selected chemical-resistant polymers.

AddLife is a VINNOVA Competence Centre that gathers more than 20 partners to support competence development in Additive Manufacturing for the Life Sciences. The centre is funded by academia, industry and VINNOVA, with a total budget of approx. 100 MSEK for 5 years.

Supervision: The doctoral student will be  supervised byAnna Wistrand. The PhD student will perform work at both KTH and GE Healthcare.

What we offer

  • The possibility to study in a dynamic and international research environment in collaboration with industries and prominent universities from all over the world.Read more.
  • A compulsory individual study plan to support your development in your area of interest.
  • A workplace with many employee benefits and monthly salary according to KTH’s Doctoral student salary agreement.
  • A postgraduate education at an institution that is active and supportive in matters pertaining to working conditions, gender equality and diversity as well as study environment.
  • Work and study in Stockholm, one of Europe’s fastest growing capitals, which is close to both nature and the sea.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH.
  • A unique opportunity to collaborate in a competence center in additive manufacturing.

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.
  • language requirements

Basic knowledge of polymer technology, polymer chemistry and polymer physics is advantageous, merit is also experience of additive manufacturing with powder-based polymers (SLS) and development of products for a regulated environment.

Selection

In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be assed upon their ability to:

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

After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and personal suitability.

Target degree: Doctoral degree

Information regarding admission and employment

Only those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ‘ time. An employed doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.

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/Central European Summer Time).

Applications must include the following elements:

  • CV including your relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Application letter with a brief description of why you want to pursue research studies, about what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. (Maximum 2 pages long)
  • Copy of the degree certificate(s) and transcripts of records from your previously attended university-level institutions and certificates of fulfilled language requirements.These need to be translated into English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  • Representative publications or technical reports: For longer documents, 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 employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAccording to agreement
SalaryMonthly salary according to KTH’s doctoral student salary agreement
Number of positions1
Working hours100%
CityStockholm
CountyStockholms län
CountrySweden
Reference numberC-2020-0173
ContactAnna Finne Wistrand, +46 8 790 89 24
Last application date17.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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Post expires on Friday April 17th, 2020

Doctoral student in mathematics

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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.

Project description

Third-cycle subject: Mathematics

Applications are invited within the areas listed below. For further details, please contact the corresponding advisor. Applications in other areas may also be considered; inquiries may be directed to the head of the Ph.D. program

The Ph.D. student positions primarily involve graduate studies with the goal of a doctoral degree. Some departmental duties are included, mainly teaching basic level courses. Here is general information on doctoral studies at KTH and information about the graduate program in mathematics.

Supervision: The doctoral student will be supervised by: Above persons.

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.
  • Language requirements

A Master’s thesis (or equivalent), preferably in mathematics, is required and must be completed before employment.

Selection
In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be assed upon their ability to:

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

In addition to traditional academic merits, a degree project or master’s thesis relevant for the specialization, international experience, and language skills are regarded as merits.

Interviews will be held during week 20 (May 11-15).

Target degree:  Doctoral degree.

Information regarding admission and employment
Only those admitted to postgraduate education may be employed as a doctoral student. The total length of employment may not be longer than what corresponds to full-time doctoral education in four years ‘ time. An employed doctoral student can, to a limited extent (maximum 20%), perform certain tasks within their role, e.g. training and administration. A new position as a doctoral student is for a maximum of one year, and then the employment may be renewed for a maximum of two years at a time.

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:

  • CV including your relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Application letter with a brief description of why you want to pursue research studies, about what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. (Maximum 2 pages long)
  • Copy of the degree certificate(s) and transcripts of records from your previously attended university-level institutions and certificates of fulfilled language requirements. These need to be translated into English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  • Representative publications or technical reports. For longer documents, please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.
  • Samples of your mathematical writing, e.g. Master’s thesis, Bachelor’s thesis, technical report or paper. For longer documents, please provide an abstract and a web link to the full text.
  • The applicant should also arrange for at least two reference letters to be sent directly to jobs@math.kth.se.

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.

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 employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAccording to agreement
SalaryMonthly salary according to KTH’s doctoral student salary agreement
Number of positions4
Working hours100%
CityStockholm
CountyStockholms län
CountrySweden
Reference numberS-2020-0229
ContactHead of PhD programTilman Bauer, tilmanb@kth.se
Head of division Mattias Dahl, dahl@kth.se PhD representative Samuel Fromm, samfro@kth.se
Last application date23.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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Post expires on Thursday April 23rd, 2020