Postdocs in Machine Learning and Robotics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2 Dec 2023
Job Information

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Research Field
Computer science » Other
Engineering » Other
Computer science » Programming
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Application Deadline
21 Dec 2023 – 22:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Hours Per Week
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description
Job description

In the Department of Robotics, Perception and Learning (RPL), research is carried out in computer vision, robotics and machine learning. We are now looking for two postdocs in robotics and machine learning and computer vision. The successful candidates is expected to conduct research at the highest international level and supervise doctoral and master’s students.

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
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH



  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree in Robotics/Machine Learning/Computer Vision with strong academic background. This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.
  • Research expertise in machine learning/robotics.
  • Documented strong programming skills. 
  • We see that you have a outstanding research and publication list. 
  • You have well developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Wee see that you have very good knowledge of the English language, such as written and oral skills since communication is essential of this role.

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline
  • You have a good pedagogical ability.
  • Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.
  • You are independent in your work and have no problem collaborating with others. 

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

Trade union representatives

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

To apply for the position

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

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).

About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.


The position may include security-sensitive activities. To become authorized, you therefore need to pass a security check.

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.

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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.

About KTH

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. Read more here

Type of employment: Temporary position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 2
Full-time equivalent: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: J-2023-3215

  • Danica Kragic Jensfelt, rekryteringsansvarig, [email protected]
  • Lilly Engfeldt, HR, [email protected]
  • Published: 2023-12-01
    Last application date: 2023-12-21


    Research Field
    Computer science
    Years of Research Experience
    4 – 10

    Research Field
    Years of Research Experience
    4 – 10

    Research Field
    Computer science
    Years of Research Experience
    4 – 10

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    Postal Code
    Brinellvägen 8

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