KTH, Mathematics

Position ID: 421-ASP [#15528, VL-2019-0118]
Position Title: Associate Professor in Mathematics
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/02/14help popup (posted 2020/01/09, listed until 2020/02/14)
Position Description:    

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Assoc. Prof. in Mathematics with spec. towards Mathematical Analysis

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 in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy More information can be found at https://www.math.kth.se.

Subject field

Mathematics with specialization towards mathematical analysis.

Subject decription

Mathematical analysis in a broad sense, including not only central areas of analysis, but also areas of mathematics where analysis is a dominating characteristic. Examples of the latter include subareas of dynamical systems, geometry, mathematical physics, partial differential equations, probability theory and number theory.


Research and education at the division of mathematics. The teaching assignment can include teaching and supervision on the bachelor, master and/or PhD-levels. Some administrational duties may also be included. The associate professor must be able to teach in English at the time of employment and in Swedish within two years


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 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 the applicant’s

• research expertise in the subject field, shown for example by publication in international journals of high quality. • teaching skills in the subject fields. This includes the ability to plan, lead and carry out education at different levels, including supervision.

Of second highest importance is the applicant’s

• ability and background to teach in Swedish within two years.

It is also important that the applicant has

• the ability to interact with the surrounding society and also provide information about research and development work. • administrative expertise and interpersonal skills. • expertise to develop and lead activities and staff. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality

What we offer

•KTH is a workplace with many employment benefits: https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/en-arbetsplats-med-manga-formaner-1.467932. •Relocation: https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/relocation/welcome-to-kth-relocation-1.517039 https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/relocation/welcome-to-kth-relocation-1.517039. •Contact person at KTH (Professor Mats Boij,e-mail:boij@kth.se


Your application should follow KTH:s CV template for employment of teachers https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/cv-mall-for-anstallning-och-befordran-av-larare-1.471907/. 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). For more information regarding KTH's assessement, see Appointments procedure for teachers at the Royal Institute of Technology https://www.intra.kth.se/polopoly_fs/1.696451!/Appointments%20procedure%20at%20KTH.pdf". Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position: https://kth.varbi.com/en/what:login/jobID:297961/type:job/where:4/apply:1//. 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. For further information, see: https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:297961/type:job/where:4/apply:1/. Gender equality, diversity and resignation from all forms of discrimination is both a quality issue and an obvious part of KTH's value base

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Contact: Professor Mats Boij, +46 8 790 6648
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics
SE-10044 Stockholm
Web Page: https://www.math.kth.se

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