Postdoc in Electronics with focus on Embedded computing for IoT systems

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Mid Sweden University, The Department of Electronics Design

Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.

Faculty of Science, Technology and Media

The Department of Electronics Design is situated at Campus Sundsvall. In addition to its research activities, it offers courses and programmes in the subjects Electronics, Electrical engineering and Sound production. The research of the department is conducted at the research centre STC (Sensible Things that Communicate,

The research center STC (Sensible Things that Communicate announces open positions for PhD students in the SMART project – Smart systems and services. The research will be made in collaboration with industrial partners to integrate the technology challenges with the IoT challenges in the application areas of smart cities and smart industry.

Position description: The position focus on embedded computing architectures for sensor systems. Emphasis will be on developing computer architectures, computing strategies and evaluate them by combining challenges such as low power consumption, energy communications, cost, and complexity. 

Required qualifications and selection criteria: To qualify for an employment as a post-doctor, the applicant must hold a PhD degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a PhD and the PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application due date; however, for example, periods of sick leave or parental leave can be deducted from the three-year period. For this position, it is required to have a PhD in electronics, electrical engineering or computer science with a specialization in embedded systems, electronic system design, sensor networks and cyber-physical systems. 

Employment: One year full-time employment, possible extension for another year.

Place of work: Sundsvall

Salary: Individually negotiated salary.

Information: Further information is available from Claes Mattson,, phone, +46 (0)60 14 84 98, cellular, +46 (0)70 28 35 685 and professor Mattias O’Nils More information can also be found on STC’s homepage

Application: The application must include CV, transcripts from your prior degree program(s), a statement describing your research interest.

Welcome with your application via our recruitment system no later than 22nd of August 2017. 

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Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.

  • Type of employment
    Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Contract type
    Full time
  • First day of employment
    Subject to agreement
  • Salary
    Individually negotiated salary
  • Number of positions
  • Working hours
  • City
  • County
    Västernorrlands län
  • Country
  • Reference number
    MIUN 2018/1382
  • Union representative
    Per Bergman, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 83 71
    Lars P Nilsson SACO, 010-142 88 32
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