KTH, Mathematics

Position ID: 421-ASP2 [#16923, VL-2020-0133]
Position Title: Two Associate Professors in Mathematics, specialization Numerical Analysis
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, specialization Numerical Analysis
Application Deadline: 2021/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/02, listed until 2021/02/01)
Position Description:    

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Two Associate Professors in Mathematics, specialization Numerical 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. Link to full adverstisement and instructions for how to apply : https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:368638/type:job/where:4/apply:1.

Subject field

Mathematics with specialization in Numerical Analysis

Subject decription

The subject of the position includes development, analysis and computer implementation of computational methods, with emphasis on modeling and simulation of systems within engineering and science.


Teaching and research in Numerical Analysis. The teaching applies to all levels, namely basic courses,advanced courses and doctoral courses in numerical analysis as well as supervision of degree projects and doctoral students. Some administrational duties may also be included. The associate professor is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within three years. If needed, a language support plan will be devised at the time of employment.


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 the applicant’s

• research expertise in the subject field, demonstrated by publications in international journals of high quality. • pedagogical skills and experience from teaching in the subject field or other branches of mathematics at university level.

Of second highest importance is the applicant’s

• ability to apply for, and receive, funding for research projects as well as leading research projects. • ability to work independently, and in collaboration with others.

It is also important that the applicant has

• relevant experience of work outside of academia and/or ability to collaborate with society at large and to inform about research and development work. • administrative expertise. • demonstrated expertise in the development and leadership of activities and staff. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

trade union representatives

Contact information to trade union representatives can be found at https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/fackrepresentanter-1.500898/.


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/. 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: Link to full advertisement and instructions for how to apply : https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:362832/where:4/.


For more information regarding KTH's assessment, see Appointments procedure at KTH 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 https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/processing-of-personal-data-in-the-recruitment-process-1.823440/. 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.

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Contact: Anna-Karin Tornberg, +46 8 790 62 66
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics
SE-10044 Stockholm
Web Page: https://www.math.kth.se

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