Researcher in Construction Robotics

Lund University
January 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Institutionen för


Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace

Construction robotics is a topic that is gaining increased research attention in both academia and industry, and so also at Lund University where this is expanding in terms of new and upcoming projects. In the field of construction robotics, ongoing projects currently investigate adaptation of automation solutions for the field, as well as digital support for such solutions.

We offer

Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme. We also offer a flexitime agreement that creates an opportunity to achieve a work-life balance and applies Lund University's guidelines on remote work, which can provides the opportunity to work from home to some extent. Read more on the University website about being a Lund University employee Work at Lund University

Work duties

The work includes development on existing robot prototypes for construction tasks. It also involves development of automation processes within construction with experimental validation. Experimental work is performed onsite in lab facility.

Work duties include:

  • Experimental research in construction robotics
  • Teaching in robotics at undergraduate level
  • Supervision of Master thesis workers
  • Contribute to research grant applications
  • Networking with industry and society
  • Administration related to duties above
  • Qualifications

    Required qualifications for the position are:

  • A PhD in robotics
  • Experience from coordinating research projects
  • Experience from developing robot structures in novel application domains
  • Experience in collaborative work using industrial robots
  • Experience in industrial robot safety
  • Advanced CAD knowledge
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English
  • Additional qualifications for the position are:

  • Education: mechanical engineering, industrial automation
  • Experience in product development
  • Knowledge about robotics standards
  • Very good experience in working with SolidWorks and ABB RobotStudio
  • Good programming skills in ABB Rapid, Matlab and C#
  • Good experience in dissemination of research results
  • Consideration will also be given to how the applicant's experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

    Further information

    The position is a fixed-term position until 2023-06-30 at 50 % of a full time. Preferred start date February 2023 or by agreement.

    How to apply

    Applications are to be submitted via the University's recruitment system. The application should include a CV and a personal letter justifying your interest in the position and how it matches your qualifications. The application should also include a degree certificate or equivalent and any other document to which you would like to draw attention (copies of grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)

    Welcome with your application!

    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.

    We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

    Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months

    Employment expires 2023-06-30 Contract type Part-time First day of employment According to agreement Salary Montly salary Number of positions 1 Full-time equivalent 50 % City Lund County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2022/4238 Contact

  • Mathias Haage, 046-2223036
  • Union representative

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, [email protected]
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
  • Published 16.Jan.2023 Last application date 29.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

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