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 2018 the total research expenditures where over 70 MSEK and the school had over 850 students. Over the next three years, the School will grow significantly.


This announcement is for one Research Engineer position. The position is intended to contribute mainly to teaching activities of the School of Information Technology (ITE) at Halmstad University. The position starts from August 1st, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.


Work assignments are directly connected to the courses given within the educational track Network Design and Computer Management and the educational programme IT Forensics and Information Security. As a Research Engineer, your tasks will be to work with the maintenance and development of the department's hardware environments, which are used in the practical classes. You will also perform teaching duties mainly within the practical classes, both for hardware and software, and support students with project and thesis work.


The position requires a Masters degree in the digital forensics are or equivalent. Strong merits are Cisco and Palo Alto instructor certification; fluent Swedish (ability to teach and communicate); previous experience with supervision and development of practical classes within the field; a keen interest in the area and proven ability to work with people from different disciplines, both within academia and industry. You need to work in a structured way, both independently and together with the rest of the team. You must be willing to take responsibility for development processes since the field of digital forensics is under constant development. Fluent English is required for this position. Strong verbal and written communication skills are also a requirement.


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). 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 career plans within the field.

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 description of previous work experience and, if possible, a list of publications with links to online copies of the most important publications

3) contact information for at least three references.

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 is not required to start working. 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 Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment August 1st 2020 or as soon as possible
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Halmstad
County Hallands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/22
  • Pererik Andreasson, 035-167668
Union representative
  • Kristina Hildebrand, Saco-S, 070-7721015
  • Camilla Soto, ST, 035-167242
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 035-167655
Published 24.Mar.2020
Last application date 13.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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