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Apply by: 2022-06-30

Associate professor in System-on-Chip design

Published 2022-03-16

Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important. We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an expansion in our research activity. We need you here. We look forward to receiving your application!

The department of Electrical Engineering (ISY) is central to the engineering education at the Institute of Technology, one of four faculties at Linköping University, and this regards both basic and applied knowledge. The research is based on industrial needs, and ranges from basic research to direct application in collaboration projects.
Read more at https://liu.se/en/organisation/liu/isy

LINKÖPING UNIVERSITY
hereby advertises a position as

Associate professor in System-on-Chip design

formally based at the Department of Electrical Engineering

Description of the subject area
We seek applications for an associate professor position in Energy Harvesting and Self-powered System-on-Chip design. The position is based at the division of Integrated Circuits and Systems in the Department of Electrical Engineering (ISY), and will be part of the strategic research area within IT and mobile communications, ELLIIT (elliit.se), a collaboration between Linköping University, Lund University, Halmstad University, and Blekinge Institute of Technology. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to ELLIIT’s broader goals within research, graduate education, dissemination and exploitation.

The division of Integrated Circuits and Systems conducts research on integrated circuits and their applications in electronic systems. The division has a long track record in the field and has contributed with innovative circuits and system solutions at the international research front. The division is also responsible for the majority of courses in electronics education at Linköping, comprised of more than twenty courses ranging from basic circuit theory to digital, analog, and radio-frequency integrated circuits and systems on chip in semiconductor technologies, particularly in CMOS.

Duties
The duties assigned to teaching staff may comprise educational responsibilities or research, and administrative tasks. Teachers are also responsible for monitoring developments within their subject areas and developments in the wider community that are significant to their role as a teacher at a higher education institution. The holder of the appointment will participate in teaching at undergraduate and advanced levels.

As associate professor you are expected to lead and conduct independent research within the field in line with the division’s activity and directions, particularly in the area of energy harvesting, low-power interface and power management integrated circuits and systems. As associate professor you are also expected to supervise Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, to teach and develop courses at all levels within integrated circuits and systems, to be active in enabling utilization of research results, and to contribute in the division’s and department’s research education.

For this position, the language of instruction will be Swedish and English. The candidate must have excellent communication skills in English.

Qualifications
To be qualified for this appointment the applicant must have demonstrated teaching proficiency, received a Degree of Doctor or have the equivalent academic expertise or other professional skill which is of significance with consideration for the subject relevant to the appointment and the associated duties.

Here, the definition of “equivalent academic expertise” is a documented foreign degree which is deemed to be at least equivalent to a Degree of Doctor.

The definition of “other professional skill” is relevant professional skill gained outside of higher education. Other professional skill can be considered as a condition of eligibility only for employment in which proven experience within a profession is important.

Grounds for assessment
As grounds for assessment when appointing a senior lecturer, the level of proficiency required to qualify for the appointment shall apply.

As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching proficiency as to other conditions of eligibility.

For this position special weight is given to scholarly proficiency, followed by teaching proficiency, in turn followed by remaining proficiencies which should be considered equally. The successful candidate is expected to have significant international experience.

Scholarly proficiency must have been demonstrated through: original research resulting in publication, through planning and managing research and third-cycle courses and study programmes and through the ability to obtain research grants Scholarly proficiency can also be demonstrated through the ability to achieve results in research through collaboration with other teachers and through the ability to provide information about research.

Teaching proficiency is demonstrated through the ability to convey relevant knowledge and skills, to stimulate students such that they drive their own learning process, to create engagement and interest in the subject area, and the ability to structure and organise both the content and forms of work in relation to the goals of the subject area. In addition, the teaching proficiency must have been demonstrated through the ability to contribute to the development and renewal of education and the ability to reflect on their own attitude to education and the results of their work.

Collaboration with society is an integral part of the research and educational mission of the higher education institution, where the ability to use collaboration with society as a means to raise the quality of the education and research, its relevance, dissemination, accessibility and application may constitute grounds for assessment.

Collaboration within research is demonstrated by the ability to disseminate, make accessible and benefit from research through the production and dissemination of popular scientific material, collaborative projects with external non-academic actors, commissioned consulting as expert, mobility projects, commercialisation, and activities undertaken within the framework of permitted secondary employment.

It is desirable that the successful candidate with another mother tongue than Swedish should be able to teach in Swedish within two years from being appointed. The applicant must be fluent in English.

Starting date
By agreement.

Salary and employment benefits
The university applies individual salaries.

More information about employment benefits at Linköping University is available here.

Union representatives
Information about union representatives, see Help for applicants.

Application procedure
Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must reach Linköping University no later than June 30.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

Equal Opportunities
A majority of associate professors within the Department of Electrical Engineering are men, which is why precedence will be given to women in cases where qualifications are deemed otherwise equivalent.

Linköping University will continue to develop as an attractive and creative place of work, characterized by equal terms and actively works for equality and diversity.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Linköping university has framework agreements and wishes to decline direct contacts from staffing- and recruitment companies as well as from vendors of job advertisements.

Contact persons
Atila Alvandpour
Professor and Head of Division
+46 13 285818
atila.alvandpour@liu.se

Christina Hammarstedt
Secretary of the Appointments Board
+46 13 281528
christina.hammarstedt@liu.se

Lina Florvik
HR partner
+46 13 281925
lina.florvik@liu.se