Assistant professor in applied Machine Design - Simulation and Optimization

Jönköping University

Sweden

October 11, 2022

Description

The School of Engineering is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer attractive technical education at undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct advanced research in several technological areas. The School of Engineering is able to award doctorates in the area of industrial product realization. We collaborate with the surrounding society to develop new technology and spread knowledge to strengthen the competitiveness of companies. We have been awarded the accreditation "Engaged University" by the international organization ACEEU (Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities) and in three categories received the highest rating "Excellent". Working with us, you are close to colleagues in an international environment with great opportunities to influence and develop.

The department of Industrial product development, production and design conducts education and research in areas such as product development, production development and industrial design. The department is responsible for five educational programs at Campus in Jönköping. In addition, the department is responsible for two education programs in Nässjö and Värnamo. The department has a strong engagement in the development of research and education within Knowledge Intensive Product Realisation which is a strategic area at Jönköping University.

The department of Industrial Product Development, Production and Design is looking for a resource in Machine design with focus on Computational Mechanics, Optimization, CAD and Mechanical design, applications will be handled on an ongoing basis.

Work assignments

The work will mainly include teaching and research. Teaching is initially the largest work assignment and will take place on basic and advanced level in mechanical engineering at the department of Industrial product development, production and design (PPD). Typical topics/courses relevant for the teaching are FEM, CAD, Computational Mechanics, Optimization, Programming, Product development, Mechanical design or similar. Supervision of thesis work is also in focus. Minor teaching at the educational programs in Campus Nässjö or Campus Värnamo can be relevant depending on competence of applicant. Work with course administration is also relevant for this position.

The research efforts will mainly be linked to research projects at the PPD department. Other research initiatives are set on the needs of the business, operations and the departments based on competence and qualification. Research takes place mainly in collaboration with industry.

Qualifications

We are looking for you who have a doctoral degree in Machine Design, Materials and Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Product Development or the equivalent. You have knowledge and experience of Solidworks and/or CATIA. Strong programming skills and Matlab skills is a merit as well as knowledge and previous work with Production Preparation.

Driving license for car (at least B-level in Sweden) is a requirement to be able to carry out research together with industry and to be able to travel to our different campuses. Jönköping University has a clear international character, which also requires good written and communicative ability in English.

Further, to be eligible for the position the candidate should:

  • have experience of supervision of thesis work on master level.
  • be interested in pedagogical activities and have completed training in higher education pedagogy or otherwise acquired corresponding knowledge.
  • have documented pedagogical skills and experience of teaching at university level.
  • It's meritorious if you have:

  • online/digital education skills.
  • experience of course responsibility.
  • research in close collaboration with industry.
  • experience of working in projects and industry/Industrial experience.
  • written and communicative skills in Swedish.
  • To succeed and thrive in the role, we see it as necessary that you are driven, structured and responsible. It is also important to have good communication and collaboration skills.

    For complete eligibility requirements for a position as assistant professor at Jönköping University, see the applicable parts of the " Regulations for the employment of teachers at Jönköping University" - https: // ju.se/about- us/employment-regulations-for-teachers

    Information

    The position is a permanent employment of 100%, starting 1st of January 2023 or by agreement. Annual working time for teachers according to the university's collective agreement. The University of Jönköping implements individual salary setting.

    The School of Engineering encourages applications of both female and male applicants. We are actively working for a more balanced distribution between male and female researchers/teachers.

    We value having an organization made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities, which is why we encourage applications from all backgrounds. We are committed to equality and diversity within our organization.

    Application

    Welcome with your application, no later than XXXX-XX-XX

    The selection process takes place on a ongoing basis, whereupon appointments can be made before the last application date. We therefor encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

    Your application is preferred in PDF form through our recruitment system and must include:

  • cover Letter
  • CV
  • references
  • attested certificates and diploma
  • publication list
  • dissertation
  • pedagogic portfolio
  • We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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