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The Department of Computer Science and Media Technology is responsible for a large number of educational programs at basic and advanced levels within computer science, software development, and media technology. Currently, more than 60 staff members work at the department. The department has a strong connection with other departments of Linnaeus University. In 2019, the university received the right to offer a degree of Master of Science in software engineering. The University admits students to this program for the first time in autumn 2020.
The advertised position will be affiliated to the Smarter Systems environment. The environment focuses on knowledge for Engineering Smarter Systems through smarter engineering processes for smarter cyber-physical systems (CPS) that seamlessly integrate engineering processes and systems' activities in a perpetual process. The University excellence center - "Data-intensive Sciences and Applications" is a core component in the environment.
Field of subject for the position: Computer Science with specialization in Computer Networking
Placement: Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden
Scope of appointment: 100% for 4 years (50% research, 50% teaching/administration). The appointment may be renewed, however not for longer than a total of two years, if more time is required to fulfil the purpose of the appointment because of the deputy assistant professor’s sick leave, parental leave, or other specific reasons. Following application for promotion, the deputy assistant professor should be tried for promotion to senior lecturer/associate professor and appointment for an indefinite period. In accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance (HF, chap 4, section 12a), Ordinance (SFS, 2017:844).
The deputy assistant professor is a career appointment where the holder may qualify for a promotion to a permanent position as a senior lecturer/assistant professor if the deputy assistant professor fulfills the promotion criteria. The position guarantees 50% research, teaching on different levels, and formal pedagogical qualification.
The work duties cover the whole research cycle, starting with identifying research challenges by literature reviews or discussions with industrial partners. Different research challenges require different research methodologies, such as case study, controlled experiment, and mixed methods such as design science.
The position holder shall publish results in top-tier, international journals and conferences, and participate actively in the academic community, performing academic services, such as conference organization and review service. Participation in international research networks with joint project applications and publications is required.
The position holder will also teach, supervise, or participate in other departmental duties to the extent of approximately 50% of full time. This part of the position includes the development of syllabi, course content, examination, and act as the teacher responsible for courses. embedded systems, computer networking, etc. on the bachelor's level and more specialized courses on the master's level. Supervision of theses at bachelor's and master's level is also included.
An essential part of the position's pedagogical qualification is formal pedagogical merit, including higher education teaching and supervisor training. Postgraduate education constitutes a small part of the position with participation in postgraduate education courses and doctoral students' supervision.
Upon the start of the employment, both a formal research and teaching plan will be formulated together for the entire duration, which will function as a reference for the position holder's performance evaluation. A joint mid-term appraisal identifies areas of strength and areas for improvement.
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Last day to applicate 19th October 2020.
Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.
Please apply by clicking on the Apply button at the bottom of the ad. Your application should be designed according to the Template for application which can be found in the Guide to Appointment procedures under important documents below the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. Other documents, including various types of scientific works, must be submitted digitally along with the application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 (Local time in Sweden) on the closing day.