Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering with a Focus on Integrated Product Development Royal Institute of Technology, School of Industrial Engineering and Management

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on integrated product development


Royal Institute of Technology, School of Industrial Engineering and Management


KTH is one of Europe's leading technical universities and an important arena for knowledge development. As Sweden's largest university of technical research and education, we gather students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers both natural sciences and all branches of technology as well as architecture, industrial economics, social planning, technical history and philosophy.


Subject matter

Mechanical engineering with a focus on integrated product development.


Subject Description

The subject includes computer-based design tools such as CAD tools and calculation tools.



The assignments include participation in primary education and actively participating in educational development work at the department.


As a teacher at the Department of Applied Mechanical Engineering, you have a total responsibility for your courses, which, in addition to teaching involves development work with regard to new scientific research and industrial development, examination, project management, evaluation and responsibility for ensuring that the course's objectives are in line with the objectives of the education. It also means actively cooperating with teacher colleagues in the courses and programs you teach in. 


The teaching will mainly take place within the framework of the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, but may also take place in new / other programs.




Qualifying to be employed as an assistant is the one who has

  • graduated from basic university education in the subject of employment or have equivalent competence,

  • professional skills relevant to the content of the employment and the duties to be included in the employment, as well as

  • demonstrated educational skill.


assessment criteria

The subject proficiency and professionalism should be well documented and relevant to the content of the employment.


It is of utmost importance to the applicant

  • have industrial experience or other relevant professional experience, usually with at least four years in a qualified position related to the subject area, with competence regarding development work in the field of importance,

  • have high educational skills. The assessment of the educational skill should also refer to the person's ability to develop as a teacher in the long term,

  • can teach in Swedish.


It is of the second highest importance to the applicant

  • has a formal college education education,

  • is communicative, structured, quality conscious, self-propelled and has good cooperative skills,

  • Have knowledge and teaching difficulties in the subject of integrated product development according to the subject description.


It is also important that the applicant:

  • have the ability to interact with the surrounding community,

  • have knowledge of additive manufacturing, database management, ergonomics and the innovation process,

  • administrative experience, as well

  • have the ability and skill to develop and lead business and staff. This includes understanding of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.


Union representatives

You will find contact information for union representatives on the KTH website .



You as the applicant have the primary responsibility for the application to be complete based on the advertisement. The application must be KTH at the latest midnight CET / CEST (Central European Time / Central European Summer Time) deadline.


You apply through KTH's recruitment system.


For more information about KTH's assessment, see Employment Regulations for Teachers at Kungl. Institute of Technology



We eliminate all contact with staffing and recruitment companies as well as sales of additional job advertisements.


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Stockholm County






  • Torbjörn Eriksson, Head of Unit ,, E-mail:, tel: 08 790 95 95

  • Anton Lagerbäck, Staff Manager ,, E-mail:, tel: 08 790 76 28



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