Postdoctoral fellow in distributed computer systems
Skellefteå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Research assistant
Work model On location
Are you the one?
Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the social transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. The Department of Computer Science at the Department of Systems and Space Engineering conducts research in software systems, distributed systems and databases, mobile networks, digital service innovation and IoT-based communication. We are now looking for a postdoctoral fellow who will work within a multi-disciplinary research group that conducts research around the blockchain, cloud computing, edge computing and 5G. The postdoctoral position is within the research topic of distributed computer systems. Subject description Distributed computing systems include computer systems and mobile networks that enable the mobility, ambience, security and interactivity of computers, data, software and users. Project description You will work in projects with IoT platforms, data collection/data analysis and AI/ML, focusing on the operation of large property portfolios for improved awareness and energy saving measures. The position involves academic work together with industry and municipalities. Job duties The main tasks as a postdoctoral fellow consist of conducting research and teaching in order to qualify for future employment in academia. Qualifications We are looking for a skilled, analytical and motivated colleague who can carry out advanced research independently and in collaboration with the rest of the research group. To be eligible, you must have a PhD in distributed computing systems, computer science or an equivalent field. In the first instance, those who have completed their doctorate no more than three years before the end of the application period should be considered. You should be skilled in software development and applied computer science. It is advantageous if you have experience in the field in the project description. Information For this employment, an employment period of two years applies, with location in Skellefteå. For further information, please contact: Christer Åhlund, professor, 0910-585331christer.ahlund@ltu.se Saguna Saguna, assistant professor, 0910-585385 saguna.saguna@ltu.se Kåre Synnes, head of department, 0920-491507 kare.synnes@ltu.se Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1529 kjell.johansson@ltu.se OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 lars.frisk@ltu.se Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach a personal letter as well as a CV/résumé and degree certificate. Please mark your application with the reference number below. The application and degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English. Application deadline: 28 May 2024 Reference number: 1985–2024
Why you should work with us!

Luleå University of Technology's sustainability work is based on our vision to shape the future through innovative educations and groundbreaking research results and to create global societal benefits based on the Arctic region. This work is based, among other things, on Agenda 2030 and the 17 global goals for sustainable development.

Multi-billion are currently being invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, for a fossil-free future. At Luleå University of Technology, you can find skill-enhancing courses and training that the green transition demands. Come and work with us or with one of the other companies in the green transition. Find collaborations or a workforce for your organization and contribute to a sustainable society.

Application due date 2024-05-28
About the employer
Luleå University of Technology experiences rapid growth with world-leading expertise within several research domains. Our research is carried out in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF as well as with leading international universities and national and regional actors. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,815 employees and 19,155 students.
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