Senior Lecturer in Automatic Control at Lund University

A new lecturer position is available at Lund University. Potential candidates should apply before August 22, 2019.

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 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

- 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

- 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.

- 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.

- 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:


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