Tekniska Högskolan i Jönköping

The School of Engineering is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer attractive technical education at undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct advanced research in several technological areas. The School of Engineering is able to award doctorates in the area of industrial product realization. We collaborate with the surrounding society to develop new technology and spread knowledge to strengthen the competitiveness of companies. Working with us, you are close to colleagues in an international environment with great opportunities to influence and develop.

The School of Engineering is seeking a Professor with a substantial background in electrochemistry of surfaces and surface treatments to strengthen and lead the research area of surface technology.

Working tasks
The position includes research and management of research activities as well as education and educational activities at various academic levels. The work tasks also include external research funding applications, supervision of PhD students and collaboration with cross functional academia, industry and administration is expected.

We offer an internationally leading academic environment where the Professor is expected to lead and contribute to the overall development of the School of Engineering. The successful candidate will be an important contributor to education and research.

We are looking for ambitious and motivated candidates that has documented scientific and pedagogical skills within the area surface technology and demonstrates excellence in attracting external funding and engaging with different stakeholders.

The successful candidate is truly interested in research and educational activities and pays attention to the reliability and quality of the produced work, has passion for research and eagerly welcomes new challenges, is self driven, result oriented and can conduct teamwork in an international and multicultural environment in a respectful manner

Furthermore, you should:

  • have a PhD degree in materials engineering and be Associate Professor in the area of surface technology;
  • have broad experience in industrial and international cooperation;
  • be academically skillful with respect to independent research initiatives, have been the leader of a research team, have the ability to plan and lead research and the ability to communicate research to the surrounding society;
  • demonstrate documented experience of having acted as principal supervisor for at least two doctoral students. The period of this supervision should encompass most of the doctoral students’ third-cycle studies;
  • demonstrate a sound capacity for third-stream activities – nationally and internationally;
  • demonstrate a sound ability to plan, organise and prioritise the work in an effective way adapted to the purpose and also have the ability to handle resources in a way that reflects the priorities of the operations and activities;
  • demonstrate the ability to lead activities and staff, make decisions, assume responsibility and also motivate and provide others with the preconditions required to effectively achieve common objectives.

For full eligibility requirements for a position as a Professor see "Appointment Procedure at Jönköping University"

Furthermore, meritorious for the appointment are:

  • experience in European projects;
  • experience of research in coproduction with industrial partners;
  • knowledge of written and spoken Swedish.

The position is full-time and permanent. The starting date is in June 2019 or as agreed upon. Welcome with your application, no later than April 22, 2019.

Your application should include:

  • a personal cover letter motivating your interest and suitability for the position;
  • a complete academic CV including attested certificates of education and list of publications;
  • an example of pedagogical work conducted by the candidate. I.e.: lesson plan and presentations slides, or equivalent description;
  • copy of PhD degree certificate/diploma;
  • name and contact details for three references (including position, e-mail, phone number, and how you know each other);
  • a description of your future research focus.

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Anställningsform Vakituinen
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100 %
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2019/1547-221
  • Salem Seifeddine, +46 36-10 1662
Facklig företrädare
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
  • Mikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1647
Publicerat 2019-04-04
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-04-22

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