Senior Lecturer - Engineering Education

School/Institution:Lund University, Sweden, Lund

Discipline: Engineering Education

Employment Type:Full-time

Posted:2019-08-23

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Senior lecturer in Automatic Control

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.

The department of Automatic Control at Lund University, Faculty of Engineering invites applications for a position as Senior Lecturer in Automatic Control.

Subject

Control of Large-Scale Autonomous Systems

Subject description

Many large-scale systems such as infrastructure networks for energy, transporta-tion and communications are increasingly automated and self-organizing. The purpose of this recruitment is to strengthen research on theory and methodology specifically related to the large-scale aspects. This includes distributed algorithms and architectures for efficient modeling, control and data exchange.

Work duties

The work duties include:

  • Research within the subject area
  • Teaching in the first, second and third cycles of studies
  • Supervision of degree projects and doctoral students
  • Actively seeking external research funding
  • Collaboration with industry and wider society
  • Administration related to the work duties listed above

Qualification requirements

Appointment to senior lecturer requires that the applicant has:

  • A PhD or corresponding research competence or professional expertise considered important with regard to the subject matter of the post and the work duties it will involve.
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise.
  • Completed five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means, unless there are valid reasons.

Additional requirements:

  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.

Assessment criteria

When assessing the applicants, special importance will be given to research and teaching expertise within the subject, assessing research and teaching expertise equally.

For appointments to senior lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • A good national and international standing as a researcher. The requirement for international experience shall be assessed with consideration to the character and traditions of the subject.
  • Good teaching ability, including a good ability to conduct, develop and lead teaching and other educational activities on different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • An ability to supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • An ability to collaborate with wider society and communicate his or her activities.
  • A good general ability to lead and develop activities.

Consideration will also be given to ability to cooperate and independence, as well as how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research, education and innovation within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

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.

Type of employment Permanent position

Contract type: Full time

Salary: Monthly

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100

City: Lund

Country: Sweden

Reference number: PA2019/2107

Contact

Anders Rantzer, +46 46 222 87 78, anders.rantzer@control.lth.se

Union representative

SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64, kansli@saco-s.lu.se

OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, st@st.lu.se

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