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Affiliated Professor

An affiliation is an agreement with a research partner concerning the exchange of knowledge. An affiliated professor will thus not be employed by KTH.


  1. The Head of Division contacts HR at EECS to obtain information on  as well as instructions for appointment as affiliated professor . HR EECS provides support throughout the process.
  2. The Head of Division requests documentation in the form of a CV and publication list from the candidate in order to initiate the conversation with the school.
  3. The Head of Division consults with the Future Faculty-responsible (FFA) and the school’s promotion committee in order to assess whether the conditions exist for the school to support affiliation. Consideration must be given to KTH's instructions for appointment as affiliated professor .
  4. The FFA contacts the Dean of faculty with documentation (the candidate’s CV and publication list) for an informal discussion on the matter.
  5. If the Dean, the FFA and the school’s promotion committee agree on an approval, the FFA will decide to formally initiate the process and notify HR EECS of this.

The school’s request

More information about the process and templates may be found on KTHs central pages about recruitment. Click here to get redirected to the right page (only in Swedish).

  1. The Head of Division fill out a request and submits it to HR EECS electronically for review.
  2. HR EECS checks that the request contains the relevant parts for further processing.
  3. The Head of Division and the FFA discusses the matter of affiliation in the Management Council.
  4. The signed original of the request is sent to HR EECS for uploading into the recruitment system.


  1. HR EECS sends an application link to the candidate. This happens soon after the FFA’s message to HR EECS to initiate the process. HR EECS follows up on the application being received.
  2. HR EECS uploads the school’s request in the recruitment system.
  3. HR EECS hands the matter over to the University Administration for further processing and decision-making according to .


Contacts for questions regarding faculty recruitments.