Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.
Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
The Department of Information Systems and Technology is located at Campus Sundsvall and conducts research and education in the following subjects: Archives and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, Electrical Engineering, Computer and System Science, and Business Management and Organization.
As a professor, you have responsibilities for teaching and supervision at all educational levels, as well as performing own research, writing applications for research funding and management and participation in research projects. Duties also include providing information on research and cooperation with the wider community. Tasks of an administrative nature, including management, may also arise. Furthermore, it is expected that the holder of this position should through their activities contribute to the development and continuity of the subject. This requires presence at the workplace.
You will perform research in Data Science with a focus on areas such as Machine Learning, Mathematical Statistics, Optimization, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Complexity in the field of Communication Systems. The research is conducted in the group for communication systems and networks, where you are expected to both collaborate with other researchers and take your own initiatives. Financed research time and a doctoral student is guaranteed during the first four years, after which the applicant is expected to have attracted external funding in order to maintain a high rate of research.
Eligibility and assessment criteria
To be eligible for the position of professor you must have proven scientific and teaching proficiency (Chapter 4, Section 3 of the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance) in the subject and have the other abilities needed to carry out the duties of the position competently. In addition, the eligibility requirements and assessment criteria described in Mid Sweden University’s Employment procedures and the Qualifications criteria for employment as a professor at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Media are applicable.
In the assessment process, special consideration will be given to scientific research merits and skills shown by the applicant in the areas of machine learning, mathematical statistics, optimization, artificial intelligence, computer vision, algorithms and complexity or equivalent. These merits and skills should significantly exceed those which are required for appointment as an associate professor.
In addition to the above eligibility requirements and assessment criteria, the following qualifications are particularly advantageous:
Additional merits taken into account are:
The employment process follows the principles laid out in Chapter 4 of the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance and proceeds in accordance with the employment procedures applicable to Mid Sweden University.
Employment and starting date: permanent employment according to agreement
Place of Employment: Sundsvall
Salary: Salaries are set individually, according to agreement.
Further information is available from Head of Department Patrik Österberg, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +46 (0)10 142 86 14, and research leader Professor Mikael Gidlund email@example.com. See also the STC website www.miun.se/stc.
Application: The application must include curriculum vitae, a statement of documented scholarly and pedagogic activities, including certificates of scholarly and pedagogic merits, a complete publication list and a maximum of 10 scholarly publications for special consideration.
You are welcome to submit your application via our recruitment system no later than Feb. 9th 2020.
Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.
According to agreement
Salaries are set individually
|Title||Professor of Computer Engineering specialising in Data Science|
|Employer||Mid Sweden University|
|Job location||Holmgatan 10, 851 70 Sundsvall|
|Published||December 17, 2019|
|Application deadline||February 9, 2020|
|Job types||Professor  |
|Fields||Communication Engineering,   Computer Communications (Networks),   Data Structures,   Databases,   Computer Engineering,   Computational Sciences,   Big Data  |