KTH, Mathematics

Position ID: 421-ASP4 [#17040, VL-2020-0139]
Position Title: Two Associate Professors in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Stockholm, Stockholm 10044, Sweden [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/15, listed until 2021/02/01)
Position Description:    

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Two Associate Professors in Mathematics

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

Subject field


Subject decription

The subject area comprises algebra, algebraic geometry, algebraic topology, combinatorics and number theory, including nearby areas and combinations of these areas.


Research and teaching in mathematics. Teaching duties, including student supervision, concern bachelor-, master and Ph.D. levels. Some administrative duties may also be included in the position. 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, as well as other merits • teaching skills in the subject area.

It is also important that the applicant has

•administrative expertise and the ability to collaborate with others. •the ability to interact with society at large in order to inform about research and development activities. •expertise to develop and lead 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:365891/where:4/.


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/. Associate professor positions at KTH are part of a tenure track system with the possibility of promotion to professor. For more information, see here: https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/arbetsomraden/larare/tenure-track-1.507615. 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: Mattas Dahl,, +46 8 790 65 88
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics
SE-10044 Stockholm
Web Page: https://www.math.kth.se

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