Professor and subject representative in process metallurgy
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Professor
Work model On location
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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 courses 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 Civil Engineering and Natural Resources (SBN) is recruiting a professor and subject manager to lead, strengthen and promote research in process metallurgy. All activities are quality assured by our professors and lecturers in a successful collaboration with business and the public sector. 65% of our research is externally funded, and we have well-established international partnerships with universities across all continents. The research topic process metallurgy deals with the sustainable extraction of metals from both primary and secondary raw materials using both pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical processes. The research in the area has a strong profile in experimental studies with advanced laboratory-scale equipment and the very latest analytical equipment for elemental and mineral characterization, thermodynamic modeling and field studies, all in collaboration with internal and external partners worldwide. Job duties The position as professor as well as subject representative includes an overall responsibility for leading and developing the subject including research, postgraduate training and education at basic and advanced level. Professors as well as subject representatives have a special responsibility to ensure funding of the activity and for contacts with the surrounding society. An important task is to continue to strengthen and develop the research topic and enable doctoral students, employees and students to grow. Competence Eligible to be employed as a professor is someone who has demonstrated both scientific and pedagogical skill. Equal care must be given to testing pedagogical as well as scientific skills. To meet the requirements for employment as a professor, the applicant must: • Be outstanding in their subject area and demonstrate original and innovative scientific activity of a good international standard, including a total scientific output that corresponds to at least three doctoral theses • Demonstrate academic leadership, for example via • Research-related assignments of trust such as expert, opponent and member of the assessment board • Lead national and or international research projects • Experience in competitively applying for and being granted external funds for research and development projects • Experience of internal leadership assignments within the academy • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with the surrounding society, for example via o making new knowledge available to the surrounding society • Incorporate societal needs into research and/or educational contexts • Have experience in supervision at postgraduate level and, unless there are special reasons, have been the main supervisor of at least one doctoral student all the time from admission to the doctoral degree • Demonstrated teaching skills When recruiting professors as well as subject representatives, special emphasis must be placed on leadership skills, for example through • Experience of personnel responsibility, conflict management, personnel development • Self-awareness and ability to reflect on own leadership experiences • To demonstrate experience of budget responsibility or other financial responsibility Basis of assessment The following assessment criteria are applied for the position: • Scientific skill • Pedagogical skill • Ability to lead and develop operations • Other assessment grounds Other assessment grounds (weighted equally) • documented experience in initiating, implementing and developing productive collaborations with industry partners and researchers from other disciplines • documented ability to obtain external research and development funds • competence in development and leadership of operations and personnel at universities • experience in pedagogical development, both individually and within the faculty, for courses and programs as well as recruitment activities for students • experience in management tasks • the ability to teach in Swedish and / or English In addition, other objective grounds, such as the university's equality, equality and diversity goals, must be taken into account. Within a three-year period, we would like you to be able to communicate in Swedish. Luleå University of Technology offers tailored courses in Swedish. Information For this employment, a permanent full-time employment applies Place of employment. Luleå Intended access. According to the agreement. For information contact head of department, Andreas Lennartsson Johansson, +46 920 49 2349, or head of department Charlotta Johansson, +46 920-49 3823 Union representative: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, + 46 920-49 1529,, OFR-S Lars Frisk, +46 920-49 1792 For complete advertisement: Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below where you attach the requested application documents, including diplomas (verified and translated into Swedish or English), pedagogical self-reflection and publications etc. Follow the link: Instructions for applicants for complete instructions. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English. Application deadline: June 10, 2024 Reference number: 879-2024
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 2024-06-10
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.