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


At the department of Computing and Electronics for Real-Time and Embedded Systems (CERES), there is a need for an interdisciplinary senior lecturer in embedded systems who can lead the research area forward, strengthen and develop the interdisciplinary links both internally at the University and towards external industrial and societal partners.

Duties include teaching in practical and theoretical computer science at both bachelor and master level, interdisciplinary research on embedded systems, and administration. The research field is strongly linked to the University's Innovation Centre for Information-Driven Care (Leap for life - leapforlife.se) and the development of architectures, database and sensor solutions for the intelligent home of the future. The proportion of research that will be included in the position is dependent on the applicant's ability to contribute to existing research projects and ability to apply for research grants.


Scientific skills:

  • a doctoral degree or a foreign degree deemed equivalent to a doctoral degree
  • a good level of scientific production in terms of scope, originality, breadth and impact on the subject area.

teaching skills:

  • proven experience in planning, conducting, examining and evaluating teaching, including supervision of theses or dissertations
  • completed training in higher education pedagogy and experience in educational development work

Subject related skills:

Research profile and teaching experience in embedded systems together with an ability to collaborate in interdisciplinary environments is a requirement. Proven experience in leadership, administrative skills and interaction with the wider community is an asset. Research with a clear link to one of the two profile areas of the university, Health Innovation and Smart Cities and Communities, is desirable.


Salary is to be settled 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 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.

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 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 2021/45
  • Pererik Andreasson, +46 729773591
Union representative
  • Kristina Hildebrand, Saco-S, 070-7721015
  • Camilla Soto, ST, 035-167242
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 072- 977 37 45
Published 01.Jun.2021
Last application date 14.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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