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Postdoc position in Cloud Computing

  • Yrkesroll

    Forskare, IT

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    4 november

  • Sök jobbet senast

    28 november

Om jobbet

At Mälardalen University people meet who want to develop themselves and the future. Our 16 000 students read courses and study programmes in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. We conduct research within all areas of education and have internationally outstanding research in future energy and embedded systems. Our close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us at MDH to help people feel better and the earth to last longer. Mälardalen University is located on both sides of Lake Mälaren with campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.

At the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering our students are studying to be for example innovators, entrepreneurs, illustrators, communications officers, network technicians and engineers. Here we have the research specialisations of Embedded Systems, and Innovation and Product Realisation. Our work takes place in cooperation with and in strategic agreements with companies, organisations and public authorities in the region.

Employment information

Employment: Temporary employment, 2 years
Scope: Full time
Closing date for application: 2019-11-28
Campus location: Västeras
School: School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, (IDT)

Position description

The position is going to be part of the Safe and Secure Adaptive Collaborative Systems (SACSys), within the sub-project Real-time Cloud and Fog Computing (RTCloud).

RTCloud aims at providing real-time guarantees for safety- critical applications executed in the cloud. The work should provide a framework that will enable safety-critical applications to be executed in the cloud or fog including a model for such executions, scheduling techniques applicable in such environment, end-to-end analysis of real-time requirements, application placement and resource optimization of real-time cloud applications.

The project will require the interaction with companies like ABB Robotics, and Volvo Trucks.

Qualifications requirements

  • PhD in Computer Science or equivalent, not older than 3 years
  • Fluent in English, both written and in conversation
  • Good knowledge of cloud computing
  • Good publication record, and ability to conduct collaborative cross-disciplinary research
Decisive importance is attached to personal suitability. We value the qualities that an even distribution of age and gender, as well as ethnic and cultural diversity, can contribute to the organisation.


  • Experience with real-time systems theory
  • Experience with mathematical optimization
  • Experience with cloud computing technologies


Application is made online. Make your application by clicking the "Apply" button below.

The scientific publications that you do not have in digital form are to be sent by post to:

Mälardalen University
Division of Human Resources 2019/2728
Box 883
721 23 Västerås

The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application is complete in accordance with the advertisement and will reach the University no later than closing date for application.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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