Tag-arkiv: Luleå University

Excellent Postdoctoral researchers to Luleå University of Technology

Ref 214-2020

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 Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.7 billion per year. We currently have 1,650 employees and 15,500 students.

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

For you with great ambitions in research as well as in teaching and learning, Luleå University of Technology offers the best opportunities for a future career with us.Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, wishes to recruit promising junior researchers to postdoctoral positions, having the potential to contribute to our vision and goals and to develop their research activities in collaboration with other researchers and networks.

The position will provide good opportunities to acquire further qualifications during two years, above all scientifically but also educationally, within one of our research subjects. In your application, we want you to describe your research profile and explain how the profile supplements one or several of our research subjects/research questions.

The position includes a short development programme comprising pedagogic teaching and learning, leadership development, communication training and training in how to apply for external funding. There are also opportunities to apply for funding for specific laboratory equipment. Luleå University of Technology offers support to facilitate your relocation.

Subject description
Discover Luleå University of Technologys research subjects.

Your main duty is to conduct research. Teaching and pedagogical development work may be included in the duties, up to a maximum of 20 percent of the working hours.

You will participate in and actively contribute to collaboration with both national and international collaborative partners as well as with research groups within and outside Luleå University of Technology. You will also have the opportunity to participate in applying for external funds.

To be eligible, the applicant must hold a doctorate or an equivalent foreign degree within the relevant research domain. Priority will be given to candidates who have completed their PhD within three years prior to the application deadline.

Merits of collaboration with the society, as well as national and international experience and mobility are highly rated. You must have a leading role among the junior researchers within your domain and should also be able to show proven experience of high-quality research. Good verbal and written communication skills in English is required.

Suitability is of great importance. Required personal qualities include strong interpersonal skills, initiative, interest in development work and the ability and willingness to make an academic career.

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR, hr-enheten@ltu.se. If you have any subject-specific questions, please contact the Head of Subject. Contact information can be found under respective research subject.

Union representatives:  SACO-S, Christer Gardelli, christer.gardelli@ltu.se or OFR-S, Lars Frisk, Lars.Frisk@ltu.se

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

How to apply
Please apply for the position by clicking on the application button below and attach your cover letter and a description of your research profile also including how the profile supplements one or several of our research subjects/research questions. Furthermore, we ask you to submit your CV including referees, a list of research publications and university degree certificate(s). In connection to the submission of your application, you will be asked to answer some questions. Please mark your application with the reference number below. The application and university degree certificate(s) should be written in Swedish or English.

Reference number: 214-2020

Closing date for applications: March 15, 2020

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Post expires on Sunday March 15th, 2020

PHDs in Control Engineering Lulea

Ref 5900-2019

The Control Engineering Group (CEG) at the department of Computer Science and Electrical and Space Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, is now looking for a 2 PhDs to our growing activities in the areas of Automatic Control with a focus on Robotics.Subject descriptionControl Engineering comprises the analysis, design, optimization and implementation of autonomous control systems.

Research topic
The research topic is in the area of Control Engineering. The current PhD position will focus on Aerial Robotics with an emphasis in real life applications like Mining Environments inspection, power line inspection, and social robotics within the list of the previous research directions. Advanced knowledge of automatic control and fundamental principles in robotics is a must, while significant software (ROS and Matlab) is also considered as a plus. Specific research topics include: 

  • Design, Development and Control of Collaborative aerial and ground agents
  • Collaborative formation and scenario accomplishment
  • Collaborative Vision for robotics
  • Decentralized Task execution and overall mission planning
  • Visual Servoing
  • Deep Learning for Autonomy and Adaptation
  • Aerial Vision
  • Networked Control
  • Switching Reconfigurable Control
  • Collaborative Mapping and Exploration
  • Field Robotics
  • Reinforcement Learning for task replication

To be qualified for the position, the applicant must have a MSc degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related subject.

The candidate will perform research with substantial experimental components that should be published in peer-reviewed international journals and at major conferences. The position will include supervision of MSc students, Teaching Assistant tasks and support in acquire funding for future research projects from research funding agencies/councils, EU framework program or industry. The candidate will need to represent the group in different occasions, both in Sweden and abroad, to have an excellence in speaking English.

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

For further information please contact Professor George Nikolakopoulos +46 920 491298, geonik@ltu.se

Union representatives: SACO-S Christer Gardelli christer.gardelli@ltu.se +46 (0)920-491809, OFR- Lars Frisk, Lars.Frisk@ltu.se +46 (0)920-491792

Luleå University of Technology is actively working on equality and diversity that contributes to a creative study- and work environment. The University’s core values ​​are based on respect, openness, cooperation, trust and responsibility.

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

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: 15 January 2020Reference number: 5900-2019

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Post expires on Wednesday January 15th, 2020