Research Engineer in Sustainable Climate Action

Royal lnstitute of Technology
February 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job description

At KTH Climate Action Centre, we work to accelerate climate action in Sweden and internationally. We are now expanding our team, and are looking for you to help build up the activities of the Centre. You will have a coordinating and executing role, and work on implementing the various activities that the centre has.

Examples of tasks include coordinating workshops for researchers and external organisations and working on both the content and practical elements of our external seminars. You will take care of selected research-related activities on issues related to sustainable climate mitigation and adaptation. You will also give some support and coordination in writing research proposals.

During the year, the Centre will develop both research and collaborative projects with partners in Sweden and internationally. As the climate issue is of interest to all groups in society, we also place great emphasis on communicating our activities. We want you, like us, to be passionate about making a difference in the climate issue and contributing research-based knowledge.

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
  • A new role in a growing research centre tackling one of the most important challenges facing the world today, climate change
  • Work in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and get settled in Sweden and at KTH.
  • Read more about what it is like to work at KTH



  • A graduate degree or an advanced level (higher education) in a research subject relevant to sustainability, climate change mitigation and adaptation, or equivalent competence.
  • The ability to express yourself well in Swedish and English, as this will be required in day-to-day work.
  • Preferred qualifications

  • You are passionate and knowledgeable on themes related to sustainable climate mitigation and adaptation.
  • We want you to be a good organizer and an independent person, and we would like you to have experience in managing projects with several partners involved.
  • You are self-driven and solution-oriented
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in communication work
  • Collaborative abilities
  • Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with a specific focus on gender equality
  • Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

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    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. The application must include:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
  • Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two pages long.
  • Your complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

    About the employment

    The employment is valid for a limited time according to the agreement - for up to 9 months, with access according to agreement. There may be possibilities to prolong the employment.

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