KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Master’s degree project supervisor in Computer Science

2022-12-09
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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.

Job description

The work consists of providing academic supervision for primarily Master's degree thesis projects in Computer Science. This is a temporary position at 30-50% during six months (the percentage and duration may be adjusted depending on starting date). For
information about Master's degree thesis projects in Computer Science and supervision, please refer to https://intra.kth.se/en/eecs/utbildningsprogram/examensarbeten/rutiner-och-regler-for-examensarbete-pa-avancerad-niva and https://www.kth.se/social/group/examensarbete-vid-cs/page/for-supervisors-of-exjobbs-at-csc-kth.

The position will be placed at the Division of Theoretical Computer Science or The Division of Software and Computer Systems or the Division of Robotics, Perception, and Learning.

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
  • Work in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Opportunity to perform most of the work remotely
  • Help to relocate and get settled in Sweden and at KTH.

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH

Qualifications

Requirements

  • A graduate (second cycle) degree in the research subject or equivalent competence,
  • own prior experiences of writing scientific reports,
  • an excellent ability to read and comment technical English,
  • Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality
  • a solid knowledge in Computer Science, from prior education and/or previous work experiences,
  • an excellent ability to independently structure and carry out work.

Preferred qualifications

Prior experiences of teaching and/or supervision of students' project work, knowledge in machine learning and deep learning as well as completed third-cycle (doctoral) education are meritorious.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

Application

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

The application must include the following documents:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Transcripts from university/university college
3. Brief description of why the applicant is interested in the position (maximum two pages).
4. Contact information to a couple of references.  

Your complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

The employment is part-time (30-50%) and is valid for a limited time according to an agreement until 2023-06-30, with access according to agreement.

Other information

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 please read here.

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. 

 

Type of employment: Temporary position 3-6 months
Contract type: Part-time
First day of employment: As agreed
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 7
Full-time equivalent: 30-50%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: J-2022-2852
Contact:
  1. Viggo Kann, Professor , viggo@kth.se
  2. Anna Olanås Jansson, HR, annaoj@kth.se
Published: 2022-11-18
Last application date: 2022-12-09

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