KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences

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.

The institution Mechanics at KTH Engineering Sciences houses Sweden’s leading research environment in fluid mechanics for both basic and applied fluid dynamics research. The researchers within the department participate in several research centres at KTH, among them the Linné FLOW Centre (www.flow.kth.se), CCGEx (www.ccgex.kth.se) and BioMEX (https://www.kth.se/en/sci/centra/biomex)

Job description

The applied fluid dynamics group within the Department of Mechanics is offering a 1 year post doc position with the possibility to extend it for 1 more year.

The work carried out within the group is computational and experimental and to some extent also clinical. We focus on blood flow phenomena, clot formation, bleeding and atherosclerosis in patient-like geometries and artificial life-supporting devices relevant to clinical situations.

The project is numerical and targets at understanding and resolving issues related to blood flow along with issues related blood clotting and bleeding phenomena.


We seek highly motivated candidates holding a PhD, not older than three years, in area with experience that is relevant for the project. Documented competence and skills in utilizing modern computational tools for bio-medical flows is required. The successful applicant should be strongly motivated, have the capability to work independently as well as in collaboration with members of the research group, and have good communication skills. 

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment September 1 or according to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-1034
  • Doc. Lisa Prahl Wittberg, prahl@mech.kth.se
Published 02.Jul.2018
Last application date 15.Aug.2018 11:59 PM CET

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