Halmstad University, School of Information Technology

Halmstad University
Halmstad University adds value, drives innovation and prepares people and society for the future. Since the beginning in 1983, the University has been characterised as forward-thinking and cross-border. Today, the University has around 600 employees and 12,000 students. The range of education is wide and the research is internationally renowned. Halmstad University actively participates in social development through collaboration with both industry and the public sector.

The School of Information Technology

Halmstad University consists of four interdisciplinary Schools and the current position is located at the School of Information Technology (ITE). ITE is a multicultural school with around 130 employees from 20 different countries. It is a strong research and education environment, with focus on smart technology and its applications. Students and researchers are working with everything from AI and information driven care to autonomous vehicles, social robotics and digital design. ITE offers education on all levels, from undergraduate to PhD education, plus education for professional. An innovation centre for information driven care called Leap for Life is connected to ITE, as well as a collaboration arena for electronic development, Electronics Centre in Halmstad (ECH).


At the department of Computing and Electronics for Real-Time and Embedded Systems (CERES), there is a need for a lecturer (universitetsadjunkt) in cybersecurity or a closely related area who can strengthen, drive and develop the department's education in the field.

Duties include teaching in practical and theoretical courses at both bachelor and master level, development of courses and teaching material and administration. Specific courses that need to be staffed are within existing training programs: mainly courses in Computer Networking. Courses given to individual organizations as commissioned training: OSINT - Open-source intelligence, KCB - Complex cybercrime, Python for forensics and Cybersecurity for operations technicians. 


A Master's level degree in computer science, preferably specialized in the field of digital forensics, cybersecurity or equivalent and fluency in English is required for this position.

Strong merits include

  • Cisco and Palo Alto instructor certification;
  • previous experience in tutoring and developing practical lessons in the field;
  • proven interest in the field;
  • proven ability to work with people from different disciplines, both in academia and industry.

You need to be able to work in a structured way and plan for the long term, both independently and with the rest of the team. You must be willing to take responsibility for development processes as the field of digital forensics and cyber security is constantly evolving. We also see fluent Swedish (ability to teach and communicate) as a merit.

Proven experience in leadership, administrative skills and interaction with the wider community is an asset. 

Salary is to be settled by negotiation. The application should include a statement of the salary level required by the candidate.
The employment is a permanent employment and can begin with a probationary period.

Applications should be sent via Halmstad University's recruitment system Varbi (see link on this page). 
How to design your application 


General Information
We value the qualities that gender balance and diversity bring to our organization. We therefore welcome applicants with different backgrounds, gender, functionality and, not least, life experience.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2024-08-15 or as soon as possible
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Halmstad
County Hallands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2024/19
  • Pererik Andreasson, +46729773591
Union representative
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 072-9773745
  • Rickard Melkersson, Saco-S, 072-9773731
Published 03.Apr.2024
Last application date 23.Apr.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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