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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.

Subject field

Engineering education with specialization in higher education research and development.

Subject description

The subject area comprises prerequisites for learning and communication, educational and learning processes as well as the outcomes and impact of engineering education. The areas is interdisciplinary and closely linked to practice and policy.

Duties

The associate professor will primarily conduct teaching within KTH:s educational development courses and within the doctoral program. In addition, it includes initiating and working on research and development projects in Engineering Education. The associate professor is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within three years. If needed, a language support plan will be devised as support at the time of employment.

Eligibility

Those qualified for appointment as an associate professor are persons who have:

  1. been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve, and
  2. demonstrated teaching expertise.

Grounds of assessment
The assessment criteria for appointment as an associate professor at KTH shall be the degree of expertise required as a qualification for employment. In addition, the assessment criteria stated in the KTH appointments procedure, section 1.2., apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest importance is that the applicant has

  • research expertise in the subject field.
  • teaching skills in the subject field.
  • experience of pedagogical development projects in higher education, preferably within KTH:s engineering science areas.
  • expertise to develop and lead activities and staff. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

Of second highest importance that the applicant has

  • the ability to pursue third-stream activities and also provide information about research and development work.
  • interpersonal skills.

It is also important that the applicant has

  • administrative expertise.

Trade union representatives

Contact information to trade union representatives can be found at KTH’s webpage.

Application

Your application should follow KTH’s CV template for employment of teachers. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete according to the requirements in the ad and CV template.

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).

Log into KTH’s recruitment system in order to apply to this position online.

For more information regarding KTH’s assessement, see Appointments procedure at the Royal Institute of Technology

Other

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values. 

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 employmentPermanent position
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAs soon as possible
SalaryMonthly pay
Number of positions1
Working hours100%
CityStockholm
CountyStockholms län
CountrySweden
Reference numberVL-2020-0128
ContactArnold Pears, Head of department, +46 (0)70-0877040 Email:pears@kth.seSandra Strandberg, HR, +46 (8)-790 70 53 Email: sanst@kth.se
Published21.Dec.2020
Last application date22.Jan.2021 11:59 PM CET

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