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Post doctoral researcher in V2X communications

  • Yrkesroll


  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    18 november

  • Sök jobbet senast

    8 december

Om jobbet

Recent growth in the research activities and the well-established educational programs of the School of Information Technology (ITE) is enabling a significant expansion.

In 2018 the total research expenditures exceeded 70 MSEK and the school hosted over 850 students. Over the next two years, the School will grow significantly. 


The recruited persons main duties will be to do research. The postdoctoral researcher will be carrying out research in a highly international research environment at the department of Computing and Electronics for Real-Time and Embedded Systems  (CERES), School of Information Technology, Halmstad University, Sweden, see

The research project is funded by the VINNOVA project "EPIC – Emergency Vehicle Traffic Light Pre-emption in Cities”. The recruited postdoc will work on the topics related to V2X communications for emergency vehicles.

Principal duties

The duties will be:

- To undertake research in one or several of the application domains where the University conducts research
- To contribute to academic publications and conference papers (where appropriate leading on these)
- To contribute to report writing

In Sweden the position of postdoctoral researcher is a qualifying appointment, which is intended to enable the employee to develop their independence as a researcher and to obtain merits that may develop their competence for another position with higher eligibility requirements. 


The applicant should have a PhD degree in Information Technology or closely related fields. The degree should be awarded not later than three years before the application deadline. An ideal candidate would have expertise in vehicular networking, wireless communications, edge computing, cloud control. The applicant must demonstrate a currently active research profile in the above fields. Understanding and/or experience in international standardisation in V2X is a merit.

The scientific production is expected to be published in high-quality, peer-reviewed research journals and conferences. Documented experience from innovation, research and development in an industrial environment is also a strong merit. The applicant should share the value that diversity and equality among researchers and teachers brings higher quality to research and education.

For appointment as a postdoc, the following assessment criteria will be applied:

- Ability to conduct research of high international quality in vehicular networking
- Documented experience from research in collaboration with industrial partners and/or interdisciplinary teams
- Ability to conduct high-quality teaching and to develop courses at different levels
- Experience in supervision of master / PhD students
- Ability to attract external funding
- Dynamism, curiosity, independence, creativity and good teamwork
- Willingness to address opportunities and challenges within cooperative automated driving


Salary is to be settled by negotiation. The application should include a statement of the salary level required by the candidate.


Applications should be sent via Halmstad University's recruitment system Varbi (see link on this page).

The application package shall consist of:

1) a cover letter stating the purpose of the application and a brief statement of why you believe that your goals are well-matched with the goals of this position, together with a description of future research plans

2) a CV that includes at least
- a list of previous degrees, with dates and institutions
- a complete list of publications with 2-3 most relevant ones for this position marked
- a description of previous research and other work experience and links to online copies of the most important publications

3) contact information for at least three references.

For further information, please contact head of department Pererik Andreasson( or professor Alexey Vinel ( 

General Information

We value the qualities that gender balance and diversity bring to our organisation. We therefore welcome applicants with different backgrounds, gender, functionality and, not least, life experience.

Read more about Halmstad University at


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Monthly salary

Lönetyp: Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön


100%. Tillträde: 2021-01-01 or as soon as possible Visstidsanställning