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Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.
LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.
Product development consists of methods and processes focused on value creation through the development of new and innovative technology-based products. The traditional technical aspects are involved such as engineering design techniques (synthesis and analysis), cost reduction, increase in product quality, matching company strategy and product policy, and offering the market the kinds of products that are justifiable from a sustainable development perspective. Modern product development also takes advantage of any new management methods, new software technologies or advanced manufacturing technologies, such as additive manufacturing, that can help us develop better products faster.
The professor will primarily work with research and teaching at postgraduate level, as well as with strengthening and developing these areas by establishing a research group and by supervising of doctoral students. A prerequisite for this is position is the ability to obtain external research funding.
The professor will also participate in the development and implementation of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as in the strategic development of the subject area within the scope of the Faculty of Engineering LTH’s educational programs.
The professor will also take part in the management of the university’s additive manufacturing lab and spearhead research efforts in the area of design for additive manufacturing.
An important aspect of the role is to establish and develop contacts and partnerships within academia, industry and other organisations, both nationally and internationally.
Appointment as a professor requires that the applicant has:
For appointments to professor, the following shall form the assessment criteria:
Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research, first and second cycle education and innovation within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.
Instructions on how to apply
Applications shall be written in English. Please draw up the application in accordance with LTH’s Academic qualifications portfolio – see link below. Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system. Read more: http://www.lth.se/index.php?id=71223
Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
County Skåne län
Reference number PA2018/3059
Contact Fredrik Nilsson, +46462228060
Union representative SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64, firstname.lastname@example.org
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, email@example.com
Last application date 09.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET