Postdoctoral positions in Automatic Control
Lund University, Faculty of Engineering
Sweden

Postdoctoral positions in Automatic Control


Lunds universitet


Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

 

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.


Do you want to be part of a research environment committed to address control challenges essential for a future sustainable society? Then these postdoctoral positions are aimed for you! Both mathematically oriented candidates and energy network specialists are needed.

 

The project, Scalable Control of Interconnected Systems, is funded by an ERC Advanced Grant, a prestigious international grant aimed to give long term support for ground breaking research. The grant covers two postdocs and three PhD students with complementing competences. We expect one postdoc to more mathematically oriented, with competence in computational methods for systems and control, while the other has a strong background in control for energy networks. Also other types of expertise relevant for control of large-scale systems will be valuable.

 

Work duties


The main duty is to conduct research within the ERC project. Another assignment is to contribute to the general scientific discussion at the department and to teaching of PhD courses. The position also includes the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.

 

Qualification requirements


Appointment to a post-doctoral position requires that the applicant has a PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject of the position, completed no more than three years before the last date for applications. Special circumstances might in extraordinary cases be applicable. The working languages are English and Swedish. Excellent skills in both spoken and written English is a requirement for the position. Interest in learning Swedish during the employment in Lund is desirable.

 

Eligibility


This is an qualifying appointment focused primarily on research. The position is intended as an initial step in the academic career and the assessment of the applicants will primarily be based on their scientific merits and potential as researchers. The basis of assessment is the ability to develop and implement research of good quality and teaching ability. Particular emphasis will be given to academic skills within the subject area.

 

We are looking for a person who is flexible and open, willing to cooperate and contribute to the overall working climate. Other basis of assessment are driving force and independence as well as ability to make new connections, communicate and cooperate with colleagues within and outside academia.

 

Conditions


The position is a 2 year full time post doctoral position. The position is limited in time based on an agreement between the parties at the labor market (trade unions and employer's organisation).

 

The University is striving for gender equality and therefore encourages women to apply.

 

Instructions on how to apply


Applications shall be written in English. Please draw up the application in accordance with LTH’s Academic qualifications portfolio – see link below. Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system.Read more:

http://www.lth.se/english/working-at-lth/to-apply-for-academic-positions-at-lth/

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.


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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Salary månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/1775
Contact
Anders Rantzer, +46462228778
Anton Cervin, +46462224475
Union representative
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 20.May.2019
Last application date 31.Aug.2019 11:59 PM CET


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