Digital Futures Postdoc Fellowships, KTH Campus, Sweden.

Postdoctoral Position in KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Digital Futures Postdoc Fellowships: Digital Futures invites applications for up to eight postdoc fellowships, focusing on digital transformation technologies. This mobility program aims to support early-career international researchers in pursuing their research ideas within a new research group and institution. The program offers funding, networking opportunities, and career development to boost successful postdoc fellows’ future careers.

Digital Futures Postdoc Fellowships in Technologies for Digital Transformation

  • Digital Futures Postdoc Fellowships:
    • 🌐 Aim to support early-career international researchers in pursuing research ideas in a new group and institution.
    • πŸš€ Emphasis on mobility, encouraging researchers to move to a new institution for continued research.
    • πŸ“… Important Dates:
      • Call announced: 15 February 2024
      • Proposal registration opens: 12 March 2024
      • Proposal submission deadline: 26 March 2024
      • Nomination opens: 9 April 2024
      • Nomination deadline: 29 April 2024
      • Expected funding decision: June 2024
  • Digital Futures Research Center:
    • 🌐 Cross-disciplinary center exploring and developing digital technologies.
    • 🌍 Jointly established by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden.
    • 🎯 Core research themes: “Trust,” “Learn,” and “Cooperate” across societal contexts.
    • πŸ›οΈ Physical location: Award-winning building at KTH Campus; led by Professor Karl H Johansson.
  • What the Call Offers:
    • πŸ’Έ Funding for research ideas in a new group at a leading institution within Digital Futures.
    • 🌐 International workplace with access to resources, network, infrastructure, events, and mentorship.
    • 🌍 Support in career development and assistance with relocation to Sweden.
  • How to Apply:
    • πŸ“… Last submission day: 26 March 2024.
    • πŸ“ Application components: Abstract, research proposal, CV, research statement, and academic transcripts.
    • πŸ“Œ Eligibility: Requires a doctoral degree or equivalent foreign degree; fellowship expected to commence between January 2025 and April 2025.
  • Nomination and Review Process:
    • πŸ”„ Evaluation based on applicant merits, international research experience, scientific quality, and alignment with Digital Futures research program.
    • πŸ”„ Three-stage process: Nomination, Review and Ranking, Employment.
    • πŸ“Š Evaluation criteria detailed in guiding questions.
    • πŸ“… Expect outcome of Stage 2 in late May 2024.
  • Information:
    • πŸ“š All submitted proposals and personal data handled according to national and international regulations.
    • ⏳ Stockholm University stores data for six months from the submission deadline.
    • πŸ“§ For further questions, contact Vendela Hasselberg or Sandra Pauletto at postdoc-call@digitalfutures.kth.se.
  • Nomination for KTH, RISE, and SU Researchers:
    • 🀝 Interested in supervising a postdoctoral fellow? Contact postdoc-call@digitalfutures.kth.se for notification in the review process’s Stage 1.

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Area: Digital Transformation Technologies within the core research themes of “Trust,” “Learn,” and “Cooperate” across societal contexts like “Smart Society,” “Digitalized Industry,” “Rich and Healthy Life,” and “Educational Transformation.”

Location: Digital Futures, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. Physical location at the Architecture School, KTH Campus, Sweden.

Eligibility/Qualification: International applicants from any institution worldwide, having recently completed or soon completing their doctorate. A doctoral degree or equivalent foreign degree is required. The degree must be obtained before commencing the postdoc fellowship between January 2025 and April 2025.

Job Description:

  • Conduct innovative research in a new research group at a leading university or institute within the Digital Futures environment.
  • Address key societal challenges through digital technologies.
  • Engage in cross-disciplinary collaboration within Digital Futures’ core research themes.
  • Produce high-quality research outputs with potential societal impact.
  • Contribute to the vision of Digital Futures through strategic research projects.

How to Apply: Interested candidates must submit their applications by the deadline of 26 March 2024. The application should include:

  1. Abstract (less than 300 words)
  2. Proposal of research activities (max 1 page)
  3. CV (max 2 pages)
  4. Research statement (max 1 page)
  5. Copy of diplomas and transcripts
  6. Link to the submission site (available two weeks before the deadline)

For detailed information, refer to the Digital Futures research matrix.

Last Date for Apply: 26 March 2024

Nomination and Review Process:

  • Nomination opens on 9 April 2024, and the deadline is 29 April 2024.
  • Applications are evaluated based on the merits of the applicant, international research experience, scientific quality of proposed research, feasibility, and alignment with Digital Futures research program.
  • The evaluation process involves three stages: Nomination, Review and Ranking, and Employment.

Information:

  • All submitted proposals and personal data will be handled in accordance with national and international regulations.
  • Striving towards gender equality, diversity, and equal conditions is a priority for KTH.
  • For further inquiries, contact Vendela Hasselberg or Sandra Pauletto at postdoc-call@digitalfutures.kth.se.

Join Digital Futures for an international workplace, innovative research, and support for your career development! Apply now and contribute to building a sustainable future through digital technologies.

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