The School of Computer Science and Communication at KTH Royal Institute of Technology invites applications for a newly created professorship in Software Technology supported by the Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP), a 10 year research program funded by a 1.300 MSEK donation by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, and with additional 500 MSEK funding provided by industry and participating universities.

We are looking for a person capable of leading the development of an industrially well-supported research group in Software Technology at the Department of Theoretical Computer Science.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record, demonstrated through a clear and innovative research vision along with research results, including software, and publications in conferences and journals of top quality. She/he should have a documented successful academic leadership, shown through influential research projects and research groups, and through collaboration with and impact on industry and society, including the academic world.

The professorship is part of a larger effort to strengthen software technology across several schools at KTH. This includes new center constructions where the successful applicant is expected to take a leading role, and the likely creation of additional new positions at more junior level over the coming years.

The position is supported by a starting grant of roughly 25 MSEK, adequate to finance a research group core consisting of several postdocs/PhD students over a period of 4 years.

KTH,, and the CSC school,, offers excellent working conditions and an attractive research environment, including a rich entrepreneurial tradition and a considerable potential for collaboration with world leading industrial companies across a range of branches. Stockholm is the center of a dynamic and attractive region with excellent living conditions for adults and children alike and a rich cultural scene.

For a more detailed announcement including information on how to apply, please visit

Application deadline: 22 August 2016 11:59 PM CET

Published: May 16th, 2016

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