Halmstad University, Akademin för informationsteknologi

“Our School and research environment is in a very exciting and expansive phase. It is a large research environment with a strong international character. The goal is to be a nationally leading environment within, among other things, applied AI” – Magnus Clarin, Dean of the School of Information Technology.


Halmstad University

Halmstad University prepares people for the future by creating values, driving innovation and developing society. Since the beginning in 1983, the University has been characterised as forward-thinking and cross-border. Today, the University has around 600 employees and 11,000 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. The research is conducted within the research environment Embedded and Intelligent Systems (EIS). 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
More information about the research environment Embedded and Intelligent Systems: hh.se/eis-en

Appointment as associate senior lecturer is a qualifying appointment with the purpose to give the employee a possibility to promote to senior lecturer. Appointment as associate senior lecturer is for four years.

Description

The KKS SafeSmart Synergy project – Safety of Connected Intelligent Vehicles in Smart Cities – aims at developing technical advances enabling automated driving in challenging urban scenarios. The advertised position involves research spanning the field of Signal Processing and Wireless Communications. The scientific questions shall revolve around how to localize autonomous vehicles at road intersections, using wireless signals.

The recruited person will initially teach 20% and research 80%. The associate senior lecturer will be researching in a highly international research environment at the Department of Computing and Electronics for Real-Time and Embedded Systems (CERES), School of Information Technology, Halmstad University, Sweden. The research project is funded by KKS and will be carried out in collaboration with the project's industrial partners.

Finally, the recruited person is expected to participate in supervision of thesis projects for bachelor and master level students, as well as co-supervise PhD students.

Qualification

Qualifications required for employment as an associate senior lecturer (biträdande universitetslektor) are doctoral degrees or corresponding scientific competence. The doctoral degree should not be older than five years when this position's application time has finished. The doctoral degree subject should be within computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a closely related field.

The applicant needs to demonstrate a strong research profile in the fields related to topics of interest for the Cooperative Intelligent Vehicles research environment. The scientific production is expected to be published in high-quality, peer-reviewed research journals and conferences. Documented experience from innovation, research and development in an industrial environment is also a strong merit. The applicant should share the value that diversity and equality among researchers and teachers brings higher quality to research and education.

Strong merit is if the applicant has a broad interest and research in applied signal processing. Experience working with statistical signal processing for parameter estimation, with a good research track on array signal processing is meritorious. Particular merit if the applicant has previously documented experience working with radio localisation within the context of vehicular networks and vulnerable road user detection. Strong merit is if the applicant has experience of teaching or pedagogical activities in signal processing, communications, or programming.

For appointment as an associate senior lecturer, the following assessment criteria will be applied:

  • Ability to conduct research of high international quality in fields of interest for Cooperative Intelligent Vehicles and Vehicular Communications, especially within vehicular localisation
  • Documented experience from research in collaboration with industrial partners and/or interdisciplinary teams
  • Ability to conduct high-quality teaching and to develop courses at different levels
  • Experience in supervision of master / PhD students
  • Ability to attract external funding
  • Dynamism, curiosity, independence, creativity and good teamwork

Salary

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

Application

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 research plans

2) an attested CV that includes at least
- a list of previous degrees, with dates and institutions, 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.

For further information, please contact Pererik Andreasson(Pererik.Andreasson@hh.se) or head of school Magnus Clarin (Magnus.Clarin@hh.se).

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.

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 2021-08-01 or as soon as possible
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Halmstad
County Hallands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2021/12
Contact
  • Pererik Andreasson, 035-167668
Union representative
  • Kristina Hildebrand, Saco-S, 070-7721015
  • Camilla Soto, ST, 035-167242
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 035-167655
Published 25.Mar.2021
Last application date 14.Apr.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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