Tag-arkiv: Luleå University

Postdoc position in Electric Power Engineering Skelleftea

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Ref 2079-2021

Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. Our research is conducted in close collaboration with industries such as LKAB, Ericsson, Boliden, ABB, Epiroc and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.8 billion per year. We currently have 1 770 employees and 17 200 students.

We shape the future through innovative education and groundbreaking research. Drawing on our location in the Arctic region, we create global societal benefit.


Electric Power Engineering in Skellefteå, Sweden, is a successful group at Luleå University of Technology led by Professor Math Bollen and Associate Professor Sarah Rönnberg.

The current research areas for the group are power quality in low, medium and high-voltage networks, integration of renewable electricity production and electric vehicle charging, smart grids and electricity markets. The group has a good national and international reputation for its leading research, is a world leader in power quality, and has a good national reputation for its undergraduate education in electrical networks. The group’s research results have received, over the years, attention from both industry and academia.

Electric Power Engineering currently consists of one chaired professor, two more professors, four more senior researchers, three research engineers and 19 doctoral students. The group consists of 16 men and 13 women.

More information about the research group: Electric power engineering at Luleå University of Technology

Subject description
Electric power engineering covers studies of sustainable systems for production of electrical energy, transport of electrical energy and the interaction between the power grid, electricity production and electricity consumption.

Project description
We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to set up collaboration with Africa south of the Sahara and at the same time to further develop and broaden our research and education. The research direction should be of high relevance to Africa south of the Sahara, of relevance to Sweden, and fit to our group’s research profile.

Examples of suitable research directions are:
 – electricity supply to mining and mineral processing in a sustainable energy system
 – integration of small-scale solar power in weak electricity grids

Duties
Your primary duties as a postdoctoral researcher are to perform research and education to prepare for future positions within the academy.

Qualifications
The qualifying background for applicants is a doctoral degree in Electric Power Engineering or equivalent. Priority is given to candidates who have completed a doctoral degree within three years before the application date. You must be able to express yourself in English, at advanced level, in writing and orally.

You must have proven competence according to the project description, above, or a good plan to develop this based on your previous expertise.

The applicant will set up collaboration in research and education between Luleå University of Technology and universities in Africa south of the Sahara. For this, we expect that you have experience in research and education with both Swedish and African universities.

Further information
The employment period for this position is two years with placement in Skellefteå, Sweden.

For further information about the position, please contact professor Math Bollen, math.bollen@ltu.se

Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, (+46)920-49 1529 kjell.johansson@ltu.se OFR-S Lars Frisk, (+46)920-49 1792 lars.frisk@ltu.se.

In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Application
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. Mark your application with the reference number below. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish.

Reference number:2079-2021Last day of application: 15 October 2021

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Post expires on Friday October 15th, 2021

PhD student in Architecture: Digital planning of positive energy districts Lulea

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Ref 1983-2021

Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. Our research is conducted in close collaboration with industries such as LKAB, Ericsson, Boliden, ABB, Epiroc and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.8 billion per year. We currently have 1 770 employees and 17 200 students.

We shape the future through innovative education and groundbreaking research. Drawing on our location in the Arctic region, we create global societal benefit.


We are looking for a doctoral student to work in the architecture research group at Luleå University of Technology in Luleå. The doctoral position is unique and will lead to a much sought-after competence and will give you as a researcher the opportunity to work in a creative research environment both at Luleå University of Technology and in the organizations and companies with which we cooperate.

You will be part of a research group that works with architecture technology and conservation, urban design and planning, and landscape and transport planning (see www.ltu.se/architecture). You will acquire knowledge and skills and be part of a creative research environment, working in cooperation with industry partners.

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
Architecture comprises building design, urban and traffic planning, where aesthetics is joined with functional, technical, practical and economic dimensions in relation to people, sustainability, landscape, and the built environment.

PROJECT DESCRITPTION
Urban development and planning play an important role to fulfill Agenda 2030 and the Paris climate agreement. However, while cities account for 70% of the total manmade GHG emission, only 1% of this is directly controlled by municipal governments, while the rest is spread between industrial, residential, and business emitters. The aim of the project is to develop a digital twin approach to integrate societal demands and city planning requirements to implement positive energy urban districts.

DUTIES
The work will be carried out in the Architecture group of Luleå University of technology in Luleå. The research field is multi-disciplinary and of both a scientific and an applied nature including fields such as architecture, urban planning, and transport. The PhD student will work with GIS & urban analytics, computational design, participatory design methods, and building-integrated energy thinking. All the scientific work will be presented in English in articles in scientific journals.

For further information about a specific subject; General curricula for the Board of the faculty of science and technology

QUALIFICATIONS
The basic requirement for education at the research level is that one has 1) been awarded a degree at an advanced level, 2) completed courses giving at least 240 university credits, of which at least 60 university credits are at an advanced level, or 3) in some other way either in this country or abroad acquired the corresponding knowledge. We are looking for a talented and motivated colleague who can both alone and in cooperation with others carry out advanced research in our research group. You should be a good team-player with a good knowledge of both oral and written English and you should preferably have a background in architecture or architectural engineering. You should preferably have a background in architecture, architectural engineering, or urban planning. Knowledge of digital software for urban simulation (e.g., ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Urban, QGIS, FME, Autodesk Revit/BIM, ENVI-Met/CFD, Python, etc.) is a requirement. It is an advantage if you have previous experience in practice and/or scientific publication. Knowledge of the Swedish language is not a requirement, but the applicant should be prepared within a few years to be able to carry out tasks which require an understanding of Swedish.

You are expected to carry out your doctoral studies full-time in connection with the project described. Luleå University of Technology undertakes to provide active support from a qualified supervisory group and a proposal for a doctoral education that will lead to a doctor’s degree in Architecture. An active participation in the further development of the international research society will be encouraged.

INFORMATION
Fulltime fixed-termed employment for four year (up to maximum five years) regulated by the Swedish Higher Education ordinance. Departmental duties (e.g. teaching) up to 20 % of fulltime can also occur. The appointment is planned to start on Fall 2021. Location: Luleå.

In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

For further information, contact: Head of Division Glenn Berggård, glenn.berggard@ltu.se, Adjunct University Lecturer Mats.Olofsson@ltu.se, Subject representative Agatino Rizzo, agatino.rizzo@ltu.se

Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson (+46)920-49 1529 kjell.johansson@ltu.se OFR-S Lars Frisk, (+46)920-49 1792 lars.frisk@ltu.se

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: August 7th, 2021Reference number: 1983-2021

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Post expires on Saturday August 7th, 2021

PhD student in Architecture: Digital Architecture for circular building design Lulea

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Ref 1984-2021

Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. Our research is conducted in close collaboration with industries such as LKAB, Ericsson, Boliden, ABB, Epiroc and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.8 billion per year. We currently have 1 770 employees and 17 200 students.

We shape the future through innovative education and groundbreaking research. Drawing on our location in the Arctic region, we create global societal benefit.


We are looking for a doctoral student to work in the architecture research group at Luleå University of Technology in Luleå. The doctoral position is unique and will lead to a much sought-after competence and will give you as a researcher the opportunity to work in a creative research environment both at Luleå University of Technology and in the organizations and companies with which we cooperate.

You will be part of a research group that works with architecture technology and conservation, urban design and planning, and landscape and transport planning (see www.ltu.se/architecture). You will acquire knowledge and skills and be part of a creative research environment, working in cooperation with industry partners.

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
Architecture comprises building design, urban and traffic planning, where aesthetics is joined with functional, technical, practical and economic dimensions in relation to people, sustainability, landscape, and the built environment.

PROJECT DESCRITPTION
To achieve Agenda 2030 and the Paris climate agreement, the European Commission promotes the circular use of resources. New digital architecture design methods will play an important role for the building industry. The aim of the project is to develop an interdisciplinary approach to integrate emergent digital architecture technologies (computational design, simulation, with user-centred approaches (that involve the wider society, companies, citizens, etc.) for sustainable and attractive building design.

DUTIES
The work will be carried out in the Architecture group of Luleå University of technology in Luleå. The research field is multi-disciplinary and of both a scientific and an applied nature including fields such as architecture, urban planning, and transport. The PhD student will work with participatory design methods, building-integrated energy thinking, and computational design. All the scientific work will be presented in English in articles in scientific journals.

For further information about a specific subject; General curricula for the Board of the faculty of science and technology

QUALIFICATIONS
The basic requirement for education at the research level is that one has 1) been awarded a degree at an advanced level, 2) completed courses giving at least 240 university credits, of which at least 60 university credits are at an advanced level, or 3) in some other way either in this country or abroad acquired the corresponding knowledge. We are looking for a talented and motivated colleague who can both alone and in cooperation with others carry out advanced research in our research group. You should be a good team-player with a good knowledge of both oral and written English and you should preferably have a background in architecture or architectural engineering. Knowledge of digital software for building and urban simulation (e.g., Autodesk Revit/BIM, Rhino-Grasshopper digital environments, Ladybug Tools plugins, ENVI-Met/CFD, Python, etc.) is a requirement. It is an advantage if you have previous experience in practice and/or scientific publication. Knowledge of the Swedish language is not a requirement, but the applicant should be prepared within a few years to be able to carry out tasks which require an understanding of Swedish.

You are expected to carry out your doctoral studies full-time in connection with the project described. Luleå University of Technology undertakes to provide active support from a qualified supervisory group and a proposal for a doctoral education that will lead to a doctor’s degree in Architecture. An active participation in the further development of the international research society will be encouraged.

INFORMATION
Fulltime fixed-termed employment for four year (up to maximum five years) regulated by the Swedish Higher Education ordinance. Departmental duties (e.g. teaching) up to 20 % of fulltime can also occur. The appointment is planned to start on Fall 2021. Location: Luleå.

In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

For further information, contact: Head of Division Glenn Berggård, glenn.berggard@ltu.se, Senior Lecturer Andrea Luciani, andrea.luciani@ltu.se, Subject representative Agatino Rizzo, agatino.rizzo@ltu.se

Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson (+46)920-49 1529 kjell.johansson@ltu.se, OFR-S Lars Frisk, (+46)920-49 1792 lars.frisk@ltu.se

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: August 7th, 2021Reference number: 1984-2021

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Post expires on Saturday August 7th, 2021

Ph.D. student in Pervasive and Mobile Computing with focus on Explainable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Skelleftea

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Ref 1889-2021

Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. Our research is conducted in close collaboration with industries such as LKAB, Ericsson, Boliden, ABB, Epiroc and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.8 billion per year. We currently have 1 770 employees and 17 200 students.

We shape the future through innovative education and groundbreaking research. Drawing on our location in the Arctic region, we create global societal benefit.


BACKGROUND
The Computer Science Division at the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology is searching for a PhD student in the subject of Pervasive and Mobile Computing focusing on Explainable Artificial Intelligence (AI).

You will be part of a research group that works with distributed systems, mobile systems and Internet-based communication. You will acquire unique knowledge and skills and be part of a creative research environment, working in cooperation with our academic and industrial partners.

Luleå University of Technology’s values are based on respect, trust, openness and responsibility. The university works actively with gender equality and diversity that contribute to a creative study and work environment.

RESEARCH SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
Pervasive and mobile computing address distributed systems and mobile networks, which enable mobility, ubiquity and interactivity of computers, data, software and users.

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECT
Your thesis work will be performed as part of a project that develops an Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) model by integrating Machine Learning (ML) and AI systems as an expert system to predict air pollution in an area. The project was granted financial support from the Rönnbäret Foundation and will involve researchers both from Sweden and Bangladesh. The work will involve experimental research and evaluation related to new ideas in the area of Explainable Artificial Intelligence. In addition, a novel evolutionary belief-rule-based expert system (BRBES) for XAI will be developed by integrating BRBES and Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs). The project will be carried out at Luleå University of Technology’s campus in Skellefteå.

DUTIES
You will work in the above-mentioned project and participate in its activities. You will take courses while doing dissertation work in the form of e.g. literature, article, design studies, construction and programming tasks, theory development, analysis and presentations. The research subject is multi-disciplinary and includes both science and technology. Results will be published in English in journals and international conferences. Teaching and other duties at the division and / or department exist for graduate students, which is limited to a maximum of one year of the total period not exceeding five years.

QUALIFICATIONS
We are looking for an analytic and motivated colleague that can perform advanced research, both independently and in cooperation with the rest of the team. We are seeking candidates with a Master of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent. The applicant must be proficient in software development and computer science and be fluent in oral and written dissemination in English. Specific depth in mathematics, machine learning techniques, and artificial intelligence is valuable but not a requirement. It is an advantage if you have previous experience from research and have published results.

For further information about a specific subject see, General curricula for the Board of the faculty of science and technology

OTHER INFORMATION
General information for applicants: https://www.ltu.se/ltu/Lediga-jobb/Fakta-for-sokande?l=en

For further information, please contact Prof. Karl Andersson, +46 (0)70- 8195484, karl.andersson@ltu.se, Dr. Raihan Ul Islam, +46 (0) 72-7169712, raihan.ul.islam@ltu.se, or Senior Lecturer Dr. Robert Brännström, head of division, +46 (0)910 585358, robert.brannstrom@ltu.se

Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, 0920-491529 kjell.johansson@ltu.se, OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 lars.frisk@ltu.se

In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

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. Mark your application with the reference number below. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish.

Reference number: 1889-2021
Final day to apply: 24 June 2021

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Post expires on Thursday June 24th, 2021