Docentship Committee


  • to develop proposals for criteria and guidelines for granting docent status at the Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology (guidelines adopted by the Disciplinary Domain Board);
  • to establish the procedures for managing matters before the Docentship Committee;
  • to decide on the granting of docent status.


The chair is appointed by the Disciplinary Domain Board on the recommendation of the Deputy Dean of Research, and one professor from each section is appointed by the Disciplinary Domain Board (for by-elections, by the Working Committee) on the recommendation of the section deans. Two student representatives (of which one is preferably a doctoral student) form part of the Docentship Committee. The Docentship Committee appoints a deputy chair from among its members.


Kristofer Gamstedt, chair
Di Yuan (mathematics and computer science), deputy chair
Stefan Knight (biology)
Gunnar Westin (chemistry) 
Jan Isberg (technology)
Stephan Pomp (physics)
Alireza Malehmir (earth sciences)
Vacant (doctoral student representative)
Vacant (deputy doctoral student representative)
Vacant (student representative)
Vacant (deputy student representative)

Appointed for 2021-01-01 - 2023-12-31. Student representatives appointed for one academic year.

Last modified: 2023-09-01