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 two years, the School will grow significantly.


This position is to be open for the stated research engineer for the SafeSmart KK Synergy project. The research engineer will work on the topics related to wireless communications stated in the Synergy project proposal.

General Duties

The KKS SafeSmart Synergy project – Safety of Connected Intelligent Vehicles in Smart Cities – aims at developing technical advances enabling automated driving in platooning and urban scenarios. The advertised position involves building of C-V2X testbed for connected vehicles in collaboration with our industrial partners, implementation of collaborative driving applications and evaluation of their performance. Along with other Synergy project partners, the work will also involve interaction with Qamcom AB.

General Qualifications

  • Master degree in telecommunication engineering
  • Embedded Linux experience
  • Working experience from (excellent skills in) software design

The person applying for this position also needs to:

  • be able to work closely with researchers and other stakeholders to develop solutions that fulfill their needs
  • be creative to propose new approaches, formulate specifications, prototype and test them quickly, and discard the ones that do not work
  • have very good organisational, time and project management skills and accuracy and attention to detail
  • have mathematical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills and enjoy and master teamwork


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 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 twelve months starting from 1st June 2019 -31st May 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 Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Halmstad
County Hallands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/31
  • Stefan Byttner, 035-167792
Union representative
  • Kristina Hildebrand, Saco-S, 070-7721015
  • Camilla Soto, ST, 035-167242
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, 035-167655
Published 16.Apr.2019
Last application date 17.May.2019 11:59 PM CET

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