Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.
The Department of Information Systems and Technology is situated at Campus Sundsvall. Its activities include research in the field of Computer and System science, mainly in the fields of the subjects Computer engineering and Industrial organization and economy.
Job description: The successful candidate will join one of Scandinavia’s leading research teams in communication networks, lead by Prof. Mikael Gidlund and Prof. Tingting Zhang. We are looking for candidates with experience and knowledge in distributed systems, in particular in the areas related to IIoT and network security. The accepted applicant will collaborate closely with other researchers working in the same field, and is expected to:
Qualification required: For this position, it is required to have a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related subject. The dissertation and/or later research should cover distributed systems, (I)IoT, or similar, and you are expected to experience from the network layer and up, with knowledge in higher layer protocols such as CoAP, MQTT, OPC-UA. Knowledge in network security is meritorious. Furthermore, the eligibility requirements and criteria described in Appointment procedure for teachers at Mid Sweden University and established Instructions for the appointment of senior lecturers at the Department of Science, Technology and Media, general qualification.
During the evaluation, special attention is given to the quality and amount of publications, as well as the ability to apply for and work in externally funded research projects. Pedagogical education and experience from teaching are requirements.
The research is conducted in an international environment and good command of English, both orally and in writing, is therefore required. Ability to communicate in Swedish is considered a merit. We are looking for strongly motivated candidates, who are able both to work independently and to cooperate with other researchers and PhD students. Post-doctoral or equivalent stays at an institution other than the one where the PhD was awarded are considered as merits.
Promotion to senior lecturer: As an associate senior lecturer you have the right to apply for promotion to a permanent position as senior lecturer. Application for promotion must be submitted no later than six months prior to the end of the employment as associate senior lecturer. It is required for the applicant to have the qualifications required for the position of senior lecturer as stated in the Mid Sweden University Appointment Procedure and according to the Faculty instructions on appointment to senior lecturer. Important for the assessment for promotion from associate senior lecturer to senior lecturer is that the applicant has maintained a high rate of publication and completed a 15-credit course in teaching and learning in higher education or acquired the equivalent skills in some other way.
Procedure: The recruitment process follows the regulations of the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 4, and the employment procedures applicable to Mid Sweden University.
Terms of employment: Full-time for four years with start September 1st 2021, or according to agreement.
Salary: Salary is determined on an individual basis.
Application: The application must contain the following:
Welcome to apply through our recruitment system no later than February 28th 2021
Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment September 1st 2021, or according to agreement.
Salary Salary is determined on an individual basis
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
County Västernorrlands län
Reference number MIUN 2020/1930
Union representative Per Bergman, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 83 71
Ummis Jonsson, Saco, 010-142 88 09
Last application date 2021-02-28
|Title||Associate senior lecturer in Computer Engineering, Distributed Systems|
|Employer||Mid Sweden University|
|Job location||Holmgatan 10, 851 70 Sundsvall|
|Published||January 7, 2021|
|Application deadline||February 28, 2021|
|Job types||Lecturer / Senior Lecturer  |
|Fields||Distributed Computing,   Software Engineering,   Computer Engineering  |