Halmstad University, School of Information Technology

Recent growth in the research activities and the well-established educational programs of the School of Information Technology (ITE) is enabling a significant expansion. In 2017 the total research expenditures where over 67 MSEK and the school had over 800 students. Over the next two years, the School will grow significantly.


Appointment is intended to contribute to the research activities of the School of Information Technology (ITE) at Halmstad University. Appointment will be made as a Research Engineer. Appointment is a permanent and full-time.

General Duties

The Research Engineer is expected to lead the development of the newly established Electronics Center Halland (ECH) Center, including its measurements facilities. The work will include developing existing industrial collaborations, maximizing industrial and educational use of the Center, selection and operation of the equipment for the facility, and supporting the development of research and educational activities connected with the Center. The Research Engineer will also leverage the Center and the associated network of industrial partners to enhance the connection between student thesis and research projects and the current needs of regional and national industrial partners. This work also includes the continued development of the Center’s facilities as infrastructure that further co-production between previous thesis workers and involved companies, facilitate internships, and workspace.

General Qualifications

The position requires a Masters degree electromagnetics, physics, electronics, or equivalent. Expertise and prior experience with antenna and radio frequency electromagnetics is highly desirable, as is expertise with measurement and instrumentation. At the technical level, the ideal candidate will have good knowledge in EMC testing (test processes and harmonized EMC standards for different product segments). Strong industrial connections are considered an asset. Experience with cooperation’s with industry and business at different stages of development is desirable.


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 Varbik (see link on this page). The application package shall consist of:

1) a cover letter stating the purpose of the application and a brief statement of why you believe that your goals are well-matched with the goals of this position, together with a description of future research plans.

2) an attested CV that includes at least

  • a list of previous degrees, dates, and institution, transcripts for higher-education studies until most recent available
  • a complete list of publications and a description of previous research and other work experience and links to online copies of the most important publications

3) contact information for at least three references.

The duration of the employment is one year starting from 1st July 2019 -30st June 2020.

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.

The working language at Halmstad University is English and knowledge of the Swedish language not required to start working. Also for daily life, English is spoken widely and Sweden has the highest English Proficiency index in the world. Learning to speak Swedish will make it easier to interact with public and private services, to follow local and national issues, to participate in teaching junior students, and to participate in administrative and leadership roles. National Swedish language courses (SFI) are available on campus.

Read more about Halmstad University at http://hh.se/english/discover/discoverhalmstaduniversity.9285. html

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Halmstad
County Hallands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2018/129
  • Walid Taha, 035-167619
Union representative
  • Kristina Hildebrand, Saco-S, 070-7721015
  • Camilla Soto, ST, 035-167242
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 035-167655
Published 10.Dec.2018
Last application date 15.Feb.2019 11:59 PM CET

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