Halmstad University, School of Information Technology

Halmstad University

Work at a University where different perspectives meet!

Halmstad University adds value, drives innovation and prepares people and society for the future. Since the beginning in 1983, innovation and collaboration with society have characterised the University's education and research. The research is internationally reputable and is largely conducted in a multidisciplinary manner within the University's two focus areas: Health Innovation and Smart Cities and Communities. The University has a wide range of education with many popular study programmes. The campus is modern and well-equipped, and is situated close to both public transportation and the city center.

More information about working at Halmstad University: https://hh.se/english/about-the-university/vacant-positions.html

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. Research is conducted within aware intelligent systems, smart electronic systems, cyber physical systems and digital service innovation. These four areas constitute the four technology areas of ITE . 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).

More information about the School of Information Technology: hh.se/ite-en


This is a permanent position and requires a combination of many different skills related to software development and programming, but goes well beyond the typical scope of such jobs. Therefore, we need a person who is creative, open to new challenges, and passionate about delivering high quality results.

Tasks include:

- Contribute with software development in several different industry collaboration projects, mainly with healthcare applications
- Develop solutions based on machine learning, particularly deep learning and language models
- Support the project team(s) in the various related projects, ranging from software documentation to validation and testing of methods.


- M.S. degree or equivalent in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering.
- Work experience from industry in (excellent skills in) coding, software design, architecture and machine learning.
- Experience from a range of software development technologies

The person applying for this position also needs to:

- Strong knowledge of machine learning is required (especially meriting is skills and knowledge in deep learning) with methods such as CNN, RNN, LSTM, Transformers and Autoencoders.
- Programming skills in Python is required, skills in other programming languages and software development experience is a plus.
- Be able to work closely with researchers and other stakeholders to develop solutions that fulfill their needs.
- Be creative to propose new approaches, formulate specifications, prototype and test them quickly, and discard the ones that do not work.
- Have very good organisational, time and project management skills and accuracy and attention to detail.
- Have mathematical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills and enjoy and master teamwork.

Salary is to be determined by negotiation. The application should include a statement of the salary level required by the candidate.

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 organisation. We therefore welcome applicants with different backgrounds, gender, functionality and, not least, life experience.

The working language is English and no knowledge of Swedish is required to start working at the University. Also for daily life, English is spoken widely and Sweden has the highest English Proficiency index in the world. Of course, it’s advisable that the employee learn Swedish.

Halmstad is a popular summer destination located on the Swedish west coast. It is situated halfway between two cosmopolitan areas: the Copenhagen-Malmö-Lund area and the Gothenburg area, making it a well-connected, yet a pleasantly calm place to live. Halmstad can be reached by a direct train connection from the Copenhagen Kastrup Airport, as well as other local airports (e.g., Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, Halmstad, and Helsingborg/Ängelholm airports).


Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 240101
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Halmstad
County Hallands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2023/152
  • Stefan Byttner, +46729773601
Union representative
  • Camilla Soto, ST, 076-6087233
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 072-9773745
  • Rickard Melkersson, Saco-S, 072-9773731
Published 21.Nov.2023
Last application date 04.Dec.2023 11:59 PM CET

Return to job vacancies