Senior lecturer in Electronics-Machine-Learning based Measurement Systems
Mid Sweden University

Senior lecturer in Electronics-Machine-Learning based Measurement Systems

Sweden 04 Mar 2021


Geographically, Mid Sweden University is located in the middle of Sweden, right at the heart of Northern Europe. It is a young university, but its roots go back more than 150 years.
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Mid Sweden University, Department of Electronics Design

Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.

The Department of Electronics Design is situated at Campus Sundsvall. In addition to its research activities, it offers courses and programmes in the subjects Electronics, Electrical engineering and Sound production. The research of the department is conducted at the research centre STC (Sensible Things that Communicate,

Main activities and responsibilities: As society continues to move forward, the line between "everyday" society and industry is blurred, and environments are created where society an industry need to meet and coexist. New smart measurement systems, which are based on a collection of small sensor nodes that collectively form a network, create the conditions for much more far-reaching, informed decisions. A number of research groups within the STC research centre conduct collaborative research in this area.

As a senior lecturer, main activities and responsibilities include being a part of the strategic development in the areas of research/education for the next-generation measurement system at STC. The position includes teaching and supervision responsibilities at all education levels, as well as the senior lecturer’s own research, planning, and application for research funding plus participation in and management of research projects. Responsibilities also include disseminating research and collaborating with the surrounding community. Administrative task will be included and may include management responsibilities. The senior lecturer is also expected to actively contribute to the development of the education and research subject. This will require a physical presence at the workplace and participation in the department’s joint responsibilities.

 Assessment criteria and eligibility requirements or Qualifications: In order to be eligible for the position, applicants must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent scientific competence in electronics/electrical engineering or a related subject area and have completed a third-cycle education programme as well as demonstrated teaching expertise. The eligibility requirements and assessment criteria described in Mid Sweden University’s employment regulations also apply, as well as established instructions for appointment as a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Media

In addition to the above qualifications, it is required that your dissertation and/or subsequent research has a focus on measurement technology applications, where machine learning principles and approaches are included.

In addition to the above eligibility requirements and assessment criteria, the following qualifications are considered especially relevant:

Additional qualifications considered are:

Research qualifications are assessed based on the scope and quality of published articles.

Teaching experience is assessed based on pedagogical qualifications (describe your role in education and your view on learning).

 Since the senior lecturer is expected to engage in collaborations across core activities within the university and outside the university, we will give extra consideration to your accountability and ability to collaborate successfully. The successful applicant should have a holistic perspective, where the role of senior lecturer is viewed in relation to others’ roles as a part of a team.

Procedure: This position will be filled in accordance with chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in accordance with Mid Sweden University’s appointment procedures.

Type of employment and start date: Permanent, full-time position. Start date according to agreement.

Place of employment: Sundsvall

Salary: Individually negotiated.

Information: Further information can be obtained from Head of Department Claes Mattsson, Telephone, +46 (0) 10 142 84 98, Mobile, +46 (0) 70 28 35 685 , Subject responsible Professor Bengt Oelmann and Head of STC research centre Professor O´Nils Mattias Also refer to STC’s website

Application: Candidates must attach a Curriculum Vitae, documentation of teaching and research experience, including certification of research and teaching qualifications, a full list of publications and a maximum of ten publications the candidate would like to be considered. Contact details for at least two references who have good knowledge of you as an individual and your qualifications. 

Please submit your application via our recruitment system no later than 2021-03-04.

Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization. Prior to any recruitment work, Mid Sweden University has taken a position on consulting support, recruitment channels and marketing. We therefore kindly ask media vendors, recruitment sites and the like not to contact us.

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