Linnaeus University
Postdoc fellowship in construction engineering focusing on the diffusion of innovations in the built environment
Linnaeus University
Linnaeus University is one of Sweden's newest higher education institutions. The university was formed when the University of Kalmar and Växjö University merged in 2010.
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Published: 9 days ago
Application deadline: Aug 15
Location: Växjö, Sweden
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Postdoc fellowship in construction engineering focusing on the diffusion of innovations in the built environment

Welcome to Linnaeus University! A place for knowledge, ideas and development. For growth potential and a belief in the future. In Småland and in the world.

The Faculty of Technology strives to ensure that Linnaeus University’s vision permeates all of its activities, focusing on the key words Attractive Knowledge Environment, Prominent Research, Social Driving Force, and Global Values. The Faculty of Technology has broad operations spanning ten different departments through which Linnaeus University provides education and conducts research. The Department of Built Environment and Energy Technology provides education and conducts research in energy processes, energy systems and the diffusion of innovations in the built environment.

Field of subject for the position: Postdoc fellowship in construction engineering focusing on the diffusion of innovations in the built environment

Placement city until further notice: Växjö

Scope and time period of position: Full time 100% with indefinite term, but no more than two years.

Job description:
The working tasks consist mainly of research on innovation systems and the diffusion of innovations in the built environment, in particular regarding the development of business models for renovation of houses and the energy behaviour at homes. In your job, you will be expected to actively apply for external project funding, and actively participate in the Department’s environment and network both internally and externally. Maximum 20% of the work can include teaching and tutoring at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Qualification requirements
To be qualified for the position, the applicant must hold a PhD, or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD, and have completed their degree no more than three years before the application deadline.

Applicants must not have previously been employed as a postdoctoral fellow for more than a year in the same or related subject area at Linnaeus University.

To be eligible for this position, the applicant must also have demonstrated scientific competence in the area of diffusion of innovations in the built environment or equivalent.

Assessment criteria
Other qualifications viewed favourably are application for external project funding and experience in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in the subject matter.

Good ability in English and Swedish.

The work will be conducted in a research team, and therefore, flexibility and the ability to work with others are important.

The overall assessment of ability places particular emphasis on the applicant’s potential for a successful career as a teacher and researcher.

For further information, please contact:

Prof. Krushna Mahapatra, krushna.mahapatra@lnu.se, +46 (0)722435863

Head of Department: Dr. Jörgen Forss, jorgen.forss@lnu.se, +46 (0)470-70 82 33  

HR partner: Camilla Andersson, camilla.andersson@lnu.se, +46 (0)470-70 80 36

Last day to apply is 15 of August 2017. Please mark your application with ref nr 2017/2550-2.2.1.

Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.

Please apply by clicking on the "Apply" button at the bottom of the ad. Your application should be designed according to the Template for application which can be found in the Guide to Appointment procedures under important documents below the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. Other documents, including various types of scientific works, must be submitted digitally along with the application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 on the closing day.

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