Assistant in Production and Maintenance Royal Institute of Technology, School of Industrial Engineering and Management

Assistant in Production and Maintenance


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.


HPU is a leader in sustainable production with the goal of creating positive social impacts that educate and research for future needs. We are a dynamic, innovative and creative business driven by curiosity and goal-oriented will to create a brighter future. Our campus environment is a live meeting place for learning, research and innovation where different actors, disciplines, sectors and organizations meet.


Subject matter

Production and maintenance


Subject Description

The subject area comprises production technology, maintenance technology and operational safety, where a key concept is the integration of maintenance in production. The starting point is a development perspective where strategies to support, improve and develop production with regard to resource efficiency, environmental impact, economy, and dimensioning of production equipment in industrial facilities are included.



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


As a teacher 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, evaluation and responsibility for ensuring that the course's objectives are in line with the objectives of the education and to actively cooperate with teachers in the courses and programs you teach.


The teaching will mainly take place within the framework of the university engineering programs in " Industrial Engineering and Production Maintenance" and "Mechanical Engineering".




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

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

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

  3. demonstrated educational skill.


assessment criteria

The subject proficiency and professionalism should be well documented and relevant to the content of the employment. For employment as an assistant, industrial experience or other relevant professional experience is required, usually with at least four years in a qualified position related to the relevant subject area, with competence regarding development work in the field of importance.


Of the highest importance is that the applicant has

  • documented pedagogical and substantive skill. The assessment of the educational skill should also refer to the person's ability to develop as a teacher in the long term,

  • good knowledge (theoretical and practical) in industry commonly used maintenance methods, tools and machines,

  • good ability to teach in Swedish.


Secondly, the applicant is:

  • formal college education,

  • good communication skills, working structured, quality conscious, self-propelled and having good working ability.


It is also important that the applicant has

  • ability to interact with the surrounding community as well as to inform about research,

  • ability to develop and manage activities and staff, including knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

  • for the teaching relevant subject research background.


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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According to the agreement


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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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