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Postdoctoral Researcher position: Software Architecture

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    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

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  • Publicerad

    14 oktober

  • Sök jobbet senast

    15 november

Om jobbet

About Malmö University
Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability and equality in a scientifically grounded way with external partners and stakeholders. Identifying and addressing the challenges of the future are of highest priority. Our researchers and students work collaboratively to create, share and spread knowledge in order to understand, explain and develop society — both locally and globally.


The Faculty of Technology and Society, TS, conducts education and research with a focus on technology and natural sciences, in close collaboration with industry and other social actors and higher education institutions. The two departments at the faculty are: Computer Science and Media Technology and Materials Science and Applied Mathematics.


The Department of Computer Science and Media Technology provides research-linked courses and study programmes at first-cycle and second-cycle level. The department conducts research in: Computer science, Information Systems, Software Engineering and Media and Communication Technology. Education and research are conducted in close collaboration with parties from both the private and public sectors.

Work duties

The position is part of the Internet of Things and People (IoTaP) research center at Malmö University and includes collaboration with industrial partners. Read more at

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables the objects in our environment to sense, act, and share information. This position concerns mainly research in the area of software architecture for intelligent and interactive IoT systems. The research will be carried out in application areas that are of interest for the industrial partners, such as energy, transportation, health, and smart home and offices.


In order to qualify for this specific position, the applicant must have:

A PhD degree in Computer Science, or related area. The candidates must have completed their degree within three years of the application deadline. Candidates who have completed their degree more than three years from the application deadline should receive equal priority if there are special reasons. Special grounds include leave due to sickness or trade unions and student organization work, parental leave or other similar circumstances. 

Desired qualifications: 
  • demonstrated ability to perform research in the field of software architecture for IoT
  • demonstrated ability to perform research in intelligent interactive systems, e.g. learning and self-adaptive systems
  • demonstrated ability to perform applied research together with industrial partners
  • experience from Internet of Things applications
  • demonstrated analytical and communication skills
Assessment criteria 
According to the Appointment Rules at Malmö University, the assessment criteria for a postdoctoral research position are:
  • The quality and focus of the doctoral thesis
  • Research activities within fields relevant to the appointment in question
  • Documented ability to independently conduct research of a sufficient standard
  • Reflective presentation of their own pedagogical outlook and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with actors in other parts of society with a connection to education and research

Further information

Project leader, Paul Davidsson, 040-6658618,
Head of department, Bo Peterson, 040-6657619,
HR-specialist, Sara Eriksson,

In our recruitment work, Malmö University has taken a stand regarding recruitment channels and marketing. We therefore decline all offers of advertising and recruitment assistance in connection with this advertisement.


You may apply for this position via Malmö University's recruitment system by clicking on the "Apply" button. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that your application is completed in accordance with the advertisement, and that it is provided to the University no later than 2020-11-04. 

The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the University can read what is written in the application. If the application is not written in Swedish, English or any of the Nordic languages, the applicant is responsible for the application and its appendices being translated.

The educational qualifications may be documented with guidance from Qualifications portfolio for lecturers/researchers at Malmö University. 

See also Appointment Rules at Malmö University.

Books and any other documents, such as publications, that cannot be sent electronically should be sent in triplicate in an envelope marked with reference number REK 2020/233 and posted to the HR Department, Malmö University, 205 06 Malmö. If the documents weigh more than 2 kg, they should be sent to the delivery address: HR Department, Malmö University, Matrosgatan 1, 211 18 Malmö, marked with reference number REK 2020/233.

The application must include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Doctoral degree certificate
  • Copies of other relevant degrees and certificates
  • A cover letter, on a maximum of 2 pages, where you describe your experience, background and competence related to the applied position that makes you the most suitable candidate
  • A brief account of scientific, educational and other activities relevant to the position to which the application pertains, including a description of how the applicant envisions their future research and teaching.
  • The names of up to three references with full contact information 


This is a temporary full-time position for 24 months. The position normally consists of 80% research and 20% teaching.

Malmö University is a workplace and higher education institution that is characterised by an open and inclusive approach, where gender equality and equal terms add value to our activities.

Malmö University applies individual salary setting.

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Union representatives

SACO-S Mats Syde,
OFR/ST Bodil Sterner,

We are looking forward to receive your application!


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