Postdoctoral position in Pervasive and Mobile Computing
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 investments will be made in large projects in Northern Sweden to create a fossil-free society both nationally and globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these cutting-edge research projects and in the societal transformation that they entail. We offer a broad range of courses and study programmes to match the skills in demand. We hope that you will help us to build the sustainable companies and societies of the future.The division Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science, Electrical 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 position as postdoctoral fellow belongs to the research subject Pervasive and Mobile Computing. Subject description Pervasive and mobile computing address distributed systems and mobile networks which enable mobility, ubiquity, security and interactivity of computers, data, software and users. Project description You will work on projects focusing on IoT platforms, data gathering/analytics, and AI/ML, targeting the operations of big fleets of buildings for improved awareness and energy-saving measures. The position involves academic work with our industrial partners and the public sector. Duties The main responsibilities 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 degree in Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Computer Science or an equivalent field. A doctoral degree awarded no more than three years before the application deadline provides a useful qualification. Candidates who have been awarded a doctoral degree at an earlier date may also be considered if there are special grounds, for example, different types of statutory leave of absence. Applicants should be skilled in software development and applied computer science. It is advantageous if you have experience in the area described in the project description section. Further information Full-time fixed term employment for two years with placement in Skellefteå. For further information about the position, please contact: Christer Åhlund, Professor, 0910-585331 Saguna Saguna, Associate Professor,  0910-585385, Kåre Synnes, Division Manager, 0920-491507 Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1529  OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 Application We prefer that you apply for this position by clicking on the apply button below. The application should include a CV, personal letter and copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish. Mark your application with the reference number below. Final day to apply: 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.