The Faculty of Technology and Society, TS, conducts education and research with a focus on technology and natural sciences, in close collaboration with industry and other social actors and higher education institutions. The two departments at the faculty are: Computer Science and Media Technology and Materials Science and Applied Mathematics.
The Department of Computer Science and Media Technology provides research-linked courses and study programmes at first-cycle and second-cycle level. The department conducts research in: Computer science, Information Systems, Software Engineering and Media and Communication Technology. Education and research are conducted in close collaboration with parties from both the private and public sectors.
This position concerns interdisciplinary research aiming at making agent-based social simulation a trustworthy and powerful tool for supporting societal decision makers and analysts. The work will include e.g. the development of sophisticated models of human behavior that take into account the actual diversity of populations, as well as, how ensembles of simulation models can be designed to achieve increased robustness, precision, and/or scalability. Application areas that will be considered, include e.g. public health and city planning, and will involve collaboration with social scientists as well as societal stakeholders.
The research is a part of the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program on Humanities and Society (wasp-hs.org) and will be carried out within the Internet of Things and People research center (mau.se/iotap). In addition to the research, it is expected that 20% of the position is devoted to teaching, mainly at the Department of Computer Science and Media Technology.
A person qualified for appointment as an Associate Senior Lecturer is a person who has been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research expertise. Primary consideration should be given to a person who has been awarded a PhD or achieved the equivalent expertise within five years of the deadline for application for employment as an associate senior lecturer. However, a person who has been awarded a PhD or achieved the equivalent expertise at an earlier date may also be considered if there are exceptional circumstances. Exceptional circumstances are sick leave, parental leave or other similar circumstances.
Specific requirements for this position:
The following would be of benefit for the position:
In addition to formal competence, University's employees must possess the personal capacities necessary to perform the duties of the position well and to represent the University in the best possible way.
Head of department, Bo Peterson
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Professor, Paul Davidsson
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HR-specialist, Sara Eriksson
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You may apply for this position via Malmö University's recruitment system by clicking on the "Apply" button. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that your application is completed in accordance with the advertisement, and that it is provided to the University no later than 2021-02-01. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the University can read what is written in the application. If the application is not written in Swedish, English or any of the Nordic languages, the applicant is responsible for the application and its appendices being translated.
The educational qualifications may be documented with guidance from Qualifications portfolio for lecturers/researchers at Malmö University. See also Appointment Rules at Malmö University.
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The application must include:
This position as full-time Associate Senior Lecturer is, in accordance to the Higher Education Ordinance, limited for a period of five years, with the possibility of being promoted to a permanent position as senior lecturer if the requirements are met.
Promotion to Senior lecturer
An associate Senior Lecturer who is employed according to the rules in the Higher Education Ordinance must, on application, be promoted to senior lecturer at the higher education institution, if they
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Malmö University applies individual salary setting.
Start date: 2021-09-01
SACO-S Mats Syde
OFR/ST Bodil Sterner
We are looking forward to receiving your application!