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    • Stockholm
  • Full time
  • Recruitment
  • 2023-04-12


  • Chemistry


  • Associate professor

Apply by: 2023-06-11

Associate Professor Crystallization Processes of Metallic Materials

Published 2023-04-12

Subject field

Crystallization Processes of Metallic Materials.

Subject description

The subject includes studies of phenomena within crystallization and solidification processes of metal alloys, which are fundamental for metals processing and essential for the understanding of manufacturing processes. Focus is placed on experimental investigations of casting processes and other processes where solidification of metals is a vital part. The subject also includes mathematical modelling.


The associate professor must contribute to the development of the subject area as a whole. The duties include research and teaching in the subject field. In research, the associate professor is expected to create new networks within and outside KTH and actively seek research funding. The associate professor is expected to teach at first, second, and third cycles and to supervise degree projects and third cycle students in the subject field. These tasks include development of existing and new courses. The associate professor’s activities are expected to contribute to fulfill KTH's goals in sustainable development.


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 that the applicant has

  • research expertise in the subject field.
  • teaching skills in the subject field.

Of second highest importance that the applicant has

  • the ability to pursue third-stream activities and also provide information about research and development work.
  • interpersonal skills.

It is also important that the applicant has

  • expertise to develop and lead activities and staff. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.
  • administrative expertise.

Trade union representatives

Contact information to trade union representatives can be found at KTH's webpage.


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).

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position online. 

For more information regarding KTH's assessement, see Appointments procedure at the Royal Institute of Technology


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About KTH

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. Read more here

Anställningsform: tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning: heltid
Antal lediga befattningar: 1
Sysselsättningsgrad: 100%
Ort: Stockholm
Län: Stockholms län
Land: Sweden
Referensnummer: VL-2023-0024
Kontakt: Bjoern Glaser bjoerng@kth.se,+4687908339, Bjoern Glaser bjoerng@kth.se,+4687908339,
Publicerat: 2023-04-12
Sista ansökningsdag: 2023-06-15

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