Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Lulea University
May 09, 2024
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Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students.

In the coming years, multi-billion investments will be made in large projects in Northern Sweden to create a fossil-free society both nationally and globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these cutting-edge research projects and in the societal transformation that they entail. We offer a broad range of courses and study programmes to match the skills in demand. We hope that you will help us to build the sustainable companies and societies of the future.

The Division of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering at Luleå University of Technology is looking for a senior lecturer in the field of Computer Science. The division has about 50 employed researchers, teachers and doctoral students who together research and teach in computer science and engineering, computer communication, distributed computing and cloud computing for various applications in areas such as manufacturing and game development.

Your placement will initially be in distributed computing systems, but you will also work closely with other subjects such as cybersecurity, communication and computational systems, cyber-physical systems and information systems. You will initially support our teaching, mainly within our engineering programs (Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Engineering) in the main field of study Computer Science and Engineering in Luleå and our Bachelor's programs (Computer Game Development and Computer Graphics) in the main field of study Media Technology in Skellefteå as well as our contract education.

Subject description Distributed computing includes computing systems and mobile networks that enable the mobility, ambience, security, and interactivity of computers, data, software, and users.

Duties As senior lecturer, duties include both research and education, where the short-term need is predominantly in education. You will therefore, together with other teachers, be responsible for the development of the subject in both research and education at basic, advanced and doctoral levels, and be involved in the development of our various educational programs and courses. Depending on your qualifications, you will be responsible for courses and modules in areas such as programming, algorithms, distributed computing and their applications. You will also be given the opportunity to research and supervise doctoral students in Pervasive and Pervasive Computing and related subjects, as well as contribute to both collaboration and management at the department. The position also includes applying for, leading, and collaborating in research projects, as well as communicating and disseminating research results.

You have a background in one of these areas:

  • Computer science including algorithms
  • Distributed Software Systems
  • Programming and Software Engineering
  • Computer Game Development and Media Technology Applications
  • Eligibility To be eligible for employment as a senior lecturer, the applicant must have demonstrated both research expertise and teaching expertise. Equal care will be given to the assessment of teaching and research expertise.

    To meet the requirements for appointment as a senior lecturer, the applicant must have:

  • Have been awarded a PhD or have equivalent research expertise
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise
  • Completed training in teaching and learning in higher education equivalent to 7.5 credits, or have acquired equivalent knowledge in some other way
  • Assessment criteria The following assessment criteria are applied to the position:

  • Research expertise
  • Teaching expertise
  • Other assessment criteria
  • Other assessment criteria (weighted equally):

  • Experience of and ability to conduct research and teaching as well as application in either:
  • Computer science including algorithms
  • Distributed Software Systems
  • Programming and Software Engineering
  • Computer Game Development and Media Technology Applications
  • Cybersecurity, Computer Security and Computer Communications
  • Ability to collaborate with the surrounding community
  • Ability to obtaining external research and development funding
  • Ability to inform about research and development work
  • Experience and ability of teaching in Swedish
  • Experience and ability of teaching in English
  • Information The position is preferably a full-time employment with placement in Luleå or Skellefteå by agreement. Starting date no later than August 1, 2024.

    For further information, please contact Head of Department Kåre Synnes, 070-361 15 07, [email protected].

    Union representative: SACO-S C Kjell Johansson 0920-49 1529 [email protected] and OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 [email protected]

    Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach the application documents requested, including degree certificates (attested and translated into Swedish or English), pedagogical self-reflection and publications, etc. Follow the link Instructions for applicants for complete instructions. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and the degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English.

    Application deadline: May 9, 2024 Reference: 1506-2024

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