Professor/universitetslektor/bul Etc I Mne at Lund University

Lund University is offering professor position in sustainable development. Applications are invited up to December 09, 2018.

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.

Subject description

Product development consists of methods and processes focused on value creation through the development of new and innovative technology-based products. The traditional technical aspects are involved such as engineering design techniques (synthesis and analysis), cost reduction, increase in product quality, matching company strategy and product policy, and offering the market the kinds of products that are justifiable from a sustainable development perspective. Modern product development also takes advantage of any new management methods, new software technologies or advanced manufacturing technologies, such as additive manufacturing, that can help us develop better products faster.

Work duties

The professor will primarily work with research and teaching at postgraduate level, as well as with strengthening and developing these areas by establishing a research group and by supervising of doctoral students. A prerequisite for this is position is the ability to obtain external research funding.

The professor will also participate in the development and implementation of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as in the strategic development of the subject area within the scope of the Faculty of Engineering LTH's educational programs.

The professor will also take part in the management of the university's additive manufacturing lab and spearhead research efforts in the area of design for additive manufacturing.

An important aspect of the role is to establish and develop contacts and partnerships within academia, industry and other organisations, both nationally and internationally.

Qualification requirements

Assessment criteria

Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant's experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research, first and second cycle 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:


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