Professor in Geodesy

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad

Subject field

Geodesy

Subject description

Geodesy is the science of measuring the Earth, which includes the determination of its size, shape and gravity field. The professorship includes both theoretical and applied areas of the subject.

Priority areas are applied geodesy with specialization in surveying - including surveying for cadaster and for map production as well as regional geoid determination and processing/analysis of space geodetic observations from various satellite systems e.g. for climate related research.

Duties

The position includes the following main duties:

  • Own research in the subject area
  • Academic leadership and international contacts
  • Supervision of PhD students and degree projects
  • Teaching in bachelor, master and research level courses
  • In addition, faculty assignments occur within the framework of KTH operations

Eligibility

A person who has demonstrated both research and teaching expertise shall be qualified for employment as a professor.

Grounds of assessment

The assessment criteria for appointment as a 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 1.1, apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest importance is that the applicant has

  • scientific skills in geodesy
  • ability to attract external research funds
  • skills to develop and manage the activities and staff. This includes having knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a special focus on gender equality.

Of second highest importance that the applicant has

  • pedagogic skills in geodesy
  • ability to cooperate

It is also important that the applicant has

  • administrative skills
  • ability to interact with the surrounding society and communicate the importance of the subject in a broader perspective.

Trade union representatives

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

Application

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

Other

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH's work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

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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: Permanent position
Working hours: Full time
Salary: Monthly pay
City: Stockholm
Reference number: VL-2019-0033
Published: 2019-05-15
Last application date: 2019-08-07


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