The School of Engineering

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.

As a Research Assistant you will work on the research project “Digital Occupancy Assessment for Lighting Evaluation” (DOALE). DOALE is a research project founded by the Svensson Stiftelse and Region Jönköping in a joint venture. Most of the research will be carried out at the department of Construction Engineering and Lighting Science, School of Engineering; additional working periods can be at Region Jönköping.

This research aims to establish a method for DOALE to strengthen evidence-based lighting research supporting value generation for stakeholders. In the Lighting Design education at Jönköping University School of Engineering facilities, a Lighting Living lab will be instrumented for gathering data concerning lighting qualities, such as intensity, color and light distribution. For the digitalization of this Living lab different technologies will be used, e.g. Internet of things, utilizing photometry, 3D scanning and Wifi Positioning Systems.

As applicant you should have the equivalent of a master’s level by the time the employment starts. You need to have fulfilled course requirements of at least 240 credit points (ECTS credits), 60 of which should be at the advanced level. You need to have a strong knowledge about the construction process and Building Information Management. Basics skill in programming is needed. It is positive if you have knowledge of municipal and/or public administration or have previous work experiences in a Swedish company that is active om the digital building sector.

Fluency in English both written and oral, is a requirement. It is a merit if you are fluent in Swedish both written and oral.  We seek candidates who have a strong wish to conduct high-quality academic scholarship, and an ambition to pursue an international or national research career. It is meritorious to have previous experience in teaching or research. It is also a merit if you have a bachelor, master’s thesis or work experience within the project’s subject. You enjoy and are stimulated by working independently with great responsibility as well as in a team.

Full time (100%), 1 February 2020 or as agreed upon. The employment is limited to 30 August 2020. Salary is regulated in collective agreement

You are welcome with your application no later than 25 January 2020.

Your application should include:

  • personal letter;
  • CV;
  • certified copies of university education/degree;
  • master's thesis.
Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/174-221
  • Thomas Olsson, +46 36-10 1956
Union representative
  • Mikael Palmgren, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1647
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
Published 13.Jan.2020
Last application date 25.Jan.2020 11:59 PM CET

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