Postdoctoral researcher in machine elements

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Nov 2022

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.


Job description

The goal of this project is to enhance the development and implementation of high-performance transmissions by integrating novel materials into the machine element design work. The project includes fundamental research to address critical knowledge gaps and applied tribological studies of novel materials in the operation conditions typical for transmissions. The research work is carried out in collaboration with industry and international researchers.


What we offer
  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH


Qualifications

Requirements

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.
  • Research expertise
  • Collaborative abilities
  • Independence

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline
  • Documented knowledge and skills in tribology
  • Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality
  • Teaching abilities

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.


Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives on KTH's webpage .


Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply for this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

The application must include:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
  • A brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two pages long.

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).


About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.


Others

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Disclaimer: In case of a discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: 01.01.23 eller enligt överrenskommelse
Salary: Månadslön
Number of positions: 1
Full-time equivalent: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: M-2022-1970
Contact:

  • Sergei Glavatskih, +46(8)7906382,segla@kth.se
  • Published: 2022-11-16
    Last application date: 2022-11-28


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