Halmstad University, School of Information Technology

“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 forwardthinking 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. More information about working at Halmstad University: https://hh.se/english/about-the-university/vacantpositions.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. 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


This announcement is for one university lecturer position (universitetsadjunkt). The position is intended to contribute mainly to research activities of the School of Information Technology (ITE) at Halmstad University. The position starts from August 1st, 2021 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 university lecturer, your tasks will be to lead, develop and perform teaching activities on both basic and advanced level and to supervise students during project or thesis work. You will also work with the maintenance and development of the department's hardware environments, which are used in the practical classes.


The position requires a Masters degree in digital forensics or with equivalent experience. Strong merits are Cisco and Palo Alto instructor certification; fluent Swedish (ability to teach and communicate); previous experience with teaching, 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 Permanent position
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 2021/13
  • Magnus Clarin, 035-167284
  • Pererik Andreasson, 035-167668
Union representative
  • Kristina Hildebrand, Saco-S, 070-7721015
  • Camilla Soto, ST, 035-167242
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 035-167655
Published 26.Mar.2021
Last application date 15.Apr.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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