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Membership & Application

How do I become a member?

There are two ways of becoming a Digital Futures faculty member

Alternative 1, if you are

  • a member of the Strategic Research Committee (SRC), Executive Committee (EC), or the Digital Futures board with faculty position,
  • an ICT TNG faculty member, or
  • a PI or co-PI for a project funded by Digital Futures then you are implicitly a faculty member, but we still need your formal application if you want to be an official Digital Futures faculty member. If a researcher, who is not a Digital Futures faculty member, assumes one of the roles above (e.g., by getting a Digital Futures grant) the researcher automatically becomes a faculty member according to the above.

Link to Digital Futures Faculty Application Form for Already Involved Faculty

Alternative 2, anyone who is eligible (read section Eligibility further down the page) can

  1. Fill in an application form with the following information:
    • why you would like to become a Digital Futures faculty member
    • what you think that you can contribute with and attach your CV
  2. The Digital Futures Executive Committee (EC) discusses the application at the next EC meeting. The main evaluation criteria are: (i) that the applicant is an active researcher within the scope of Digital Futures, and (ii) that the motivation for contributions to Digital Futures is relevant.
    • A response with the decision is sent back to the applicant by the operations team

This lightweight process will in the normal case take at most a few weeks.

Link to Digital Futures Faculty Application Form

Why would I become a member?

Incentives and Obligations

By becoming a Digital Futures faculty member you get:

Access to the Digital Futures Hub

  • Possibility to organize meetings, seminars, and events – link to room booking at Digital Futures hub.
  • Chat or take a break and get the best coffee on campus (for free)
  • Interact with other excellent researchers and partner companies

Actively involved in the organization of Digital Futures

  • Have an active role as PI, co-PI, SRC member, EC member, board member, task group member, and/or explicitly involved in organizing other activities
  • Attend and engage your group to attend seminars, events etc.

Officially affiliated with Digital Futures

  • Goal: Increase the international awareness of Digital Futures and its researchers
  • Clearly list all Digital Futures faculty and their group members on Digital Futures webpage

It is strongly encouraged and allowed to state Digital Futures as another affiliation in all published papers and other outreach activities for you and your group. Find out more on the FAQ page.

Eligibility

The following positions/titles/roles are eligible to apply for Digital Futures faculty:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Full Professor
  • Permanent full-time Researcher  (”tillsvidareanställning”, 80% employment or more with a PhD degree)

at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University or RISE Research Institutes of Sweden.

 

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