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4 PhD Students in Mathematics, Mechanics, Physics, Applied Physics at KTH Royal Institute, Sweden Apr-2022


4 PhD Students in Mathematics, Mechanics, Physics, Applied Physics or Engineering Mechanics with master’s degree is available at the School of Engineering Sciences at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden April-2022

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General Info

Position: PhD Student
No. of Positions: 4
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: September 2022
Contract Period: 4 years
Salary: According to standard norms

School of Engineering Sciences

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden


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Qualification Details

To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:

  • passed a second cycle degree (for example a master's degree),
  • completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 second-cycle higher education credits, or
  • acquired, in some other way within or outside the country, substantially equivalent knowledge

In addition to the above, there is also a mandatory requirement for English equivalent to English B/6, read more here

Responsibilities/Job Description

Third-cycle subject: Please read about our doctoral programs in the link below.

The School of Engineering Sciences announces four doctoral positions, within a centrally funded initiative. Admission will take place during the second half of 2022. The positions refer to doctoral studies at the departments of Physics, Applied Physics, Mathematics or Engineering Mechanics at the SCI school within a doctoral program at the school.

For more information about our doctoral programs: Doctoral studies | KTH School of Engineering Sciences

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: S-2022-0328

Application Procedure

Apply for the position and admission through KTH's recruitment system. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement.

Applications must be received at the last closing date at midnight, CET/CEST (Central European Time/entral European Summer Time).

Applications must include the following elements:

  • CV including your relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Personal letter with a brief description of why you want to pursue research studies, about what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Please also describe which specific research area you prefer, and motivate your choice (Maximum 2 pages long).
  • Copies of diplomas and grades from previous university studies and certificates of fulfilled language requirements (see above). Translations into English or Swedish if the original document is not issued in one of these languages.Copies of originals must be certified.
  • Representative publications, Master thesis report or technical reports. For longer documents, please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.

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In order to succeed as a doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. During the selection process, candidates will be assessed upon their ability to:

  • independently pursue his or her work
  • collaborate with others,
  • have a professional approach and
  • analyse and work with complex issues.

After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

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