Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Skolan för teknikvetenskap

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The Linné FLOW Centre (www.flow.kth.se) organizes research in fundamental fluid mechanics at KTH and is one of twenty original centers of excellence set up by the Swedish Research Council (VR). The centre was established with a vision as an outstanding environment for fundamental research in fluid mechanics, where innovative research is born and future research leaders are fostered. It has become one of the internationally-leading research groups in fluid mechanics.

Job description

The research topic is fluid mechanics in the context of one of the following areas

Stability and Control Turbulence and Geophysical Flows Micro- and Complex Flows Aeroacoustics and Compressible Flows Heat Transfer and Reactive Flows e-Science in Fluid Mechanics

The exact topic of the work is not fixed. The applicant is invited to contact researchers at the Linné FLOW Centre (www.flow.kth.se), who then act as FLOW Principal Investigator, to define jointly a specific research topic. A potential second year of Postdoc should be agreed upon with the FLOW PI.


We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral education (completed in the last three years or completed latest March 2019) in a relevant scientific field.

Applications should contain the following:

Max. 2 pages project description written by the applicant CV of the applicant including list of publications At least one letter of recommendation Short statement of FLOW Principal Investigator (support letter)

NOTE: Applications without support letter from the FLOW PI will not be considered.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Early 2019
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2018-1076
  • Philipp Schlatter, Docent, +46 8 790 7176, pschlatt@mech.kth.se
Published 16.Jul.2018
Last application date 30.Nov.2018 11:59 PM CET

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