Associate Professor in Concrete Structures

WorkplaceStockholm, Södermanland, Sweden
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School of Architecture and Built Environment at 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.

Subject field

Concrete Structures.

Subject description

The subject includes construction technology, materials technology and production technology for concrete buildings, with special focus on large civil engineering structures for the infrastructure. This includes methods for considering the effects from static and dynamic loads, long-term behaviour and aging, structural response and safety, repair, upgrade, sustainability and resource-efficient and environmentally friendly buildings for hydropower, nuclear power, wind power, tunnels, bridges, roads and railways.


The associate professor is expected to conduct research with a focus on design and construction of advanced larger concrete structures, be the main supervisor and assistant supervisor for doctoral students and work overall in the research group areas for design and analysis, materials technology and numerical analysis. The associate professor must also be responsible for applying own research funds and be a project manager with executive responsibility for own research projects. Teaching will be at undergraduate level, advanced level and postgraduate level as, also as course responsible teacher and coordinator and supervisor for degree projects. In addition, the associate professor is expected to develop collaborations with societal actors and academic environments within and outside KTH, as well as participate in other activities related to research, teaching and environmental collaboration. Teaching is conducted in Swedish and English.

The associate professor is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within three years. If necessary, a language plan is drawn up to support the 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 that the applicant has

  • research expertise in the subject field.
  • teaching skills in the subject field.
  • the ability to pursue third-stream activities and also provide information about research and development work.

Of second highest importance 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.
  • interpersonal skills.

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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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Type of employment
Permanent position

Contract type
Full time

First day of employment
As soon as possible

Monthly pay

Number of positions

Working hours
100 %


Stockholms län


Reference number

  • Anders Ansell, Professor, +4687908041,


Last application date
31.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2321189.