The KTH Tenure Track for young researchers is aimed at those applying for a post as assistant professor here at KTH. When you are admitted to Tenure Track you will be offered a career development programme, which includes networking, support for scientific and teaching development and leadership training.
The academic positions at KTH are affiliated to the internationally established concept of Tenure Track. The Tenure Track starts with a post as assistant professor, for which a PhD and postdoctorate experience are required. After approximately four years, an assistant professor has the right to be considered for promotion to associate professor, and if this is successful, to be permanently employed. After a further period as an associate professor you can apply for being promoted to professor.
A post within the KTH Tenure Track means a long-term commitment from KTH in the form of resources and opportunities for development. The KTH Tenure Track is based on the university's work with recruitment and development of the faculty.
Career Development Support
Career Development Support clarifies what is required for further qualifications as associate professor and professor, and offers opportunities for development in areas that are relevant for a continued career at KTH.
Competence support consists of four parts:
• The KTH mentor programme, Partners in Learning, PIL programme
• Scientific development
• Teaching development
• Leadership development (career step lecturer)