Associate Professor, Computer Science, specialisation in Computer Systems
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Associate Professor, Computer Science, specialisation in Computer Systems

Sweden 15 Apr 2021


KTH Royal Institute of Technology
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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

Computer Science with a specialisation in Computer Systems

Subject description

The subject encompasses the construction of computer systems and its related software such as operating systems and compilers, and design of memory hierarchies and computer storage systems and also integration of sensors in computer systems.


The work consists mainly of research in the subject field and teaching at the first and second cycle levels. The associate professor is expected to build his/her own research group with strong international relations.

The position includes supervision of doctoral students and master thesis students as well as teaching in the first and second cycle levels, at the department of computer science including courses in computer engineering, operating systems and related subjects. In addition the work includes developing educational methods within the subject field at KTH.

The associate professor is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within three years. If needed a plan for language training will be set at the time of employment.


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

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.

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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).

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