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
Monika Schmitz (biology), deputy chairperson
Vacant (chemistry) 
Jan Isberg (technology)
Di Yuan (mathematics and computer science)
Stephan Pomp (physics)
Alireza Malehmir (earth sciences)
Vacant (doctoral student representative)
Vacant (deputy doctoral student representative)
Erik Edlund (student representative)
Max Johansson Saarijärvi (deputy student representative)

Appointed for 2021-01-01 - 2023-12-31. Student representatives appointed for the academic year 2022/2023.

Last modified: 2023-03-15