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.
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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, email@example.com. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Post expires on Sunday March 15th, 2020