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Postdoc position in Computer science – Lulea, Sweden – Nov 2021

Luleå University of Technology (LUT)


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Luleå University of Technology invites applications for a Postdoc position in Pervasive and Mobile Computing, at Sweden – Nov 2021

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General Info

Position: Postdoc position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: November 15, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Luleå University of Technology
Luleå University of Technology
Luleå University of Technology (LUT)

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Qualification Details

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who can conduct modern research both independently and as part of a team. The qualifying background for applicants is a doctoral degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Priority is given to candidates who have completed a doctoral degree within three years before the application deadline.

You must have proven competence and skills in several programming languages ​e.g., JavaScript, PHP, Java, C# and experience of web development (frontend and backend). Additionally, previous experience in game development (portfolio) and publications in high impact journal will be considered a merit.

You must be able to express yourself in English, at advanced level, in writing and orally to present and publish research results.

The department wishes to increase the proportion of women from the current 15% and provided that the qualifications are the same, female applicants will therefore be given priority.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The postdoctoral researcher will be actively involved in the ideation, design, and implementation of games for pupils in primary school to promote children's natural opportunity for everyday movement through Active school transport. To prepare for future academic positions, a postdoctoral position can include pedagogical development and teaching up to 20%.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: 3083-2021
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Documents Required

We prefer that you apply for this position by clicking on the apply button below. The application should include a CV, list of publications, and personal letter summarizing your background, research interests, motivation for the project, and long-term goals. Submit copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities and mark your application with the reference number below. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish.

About the Project

The work will be done in collaboration with researchers both within and outside the research group, as well as with several different external partners.

Read more on the project at:

Examples of suitable research direction

- development of a model for designing collaborative gamification interventions for active school transport.

- integrating gamification in persuasive technologies to support behaviour change toward active school transport.

About the Employer: Luleå University of Technology (LUT)

Note or Other details

Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, (+46)920-49 1529 or OFR-S Lars Frisk, (+46)920-49 1792

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Contact details

For further information about the position, please contact Senior Lecturer Solomon Oyelere, (+46)910-58 5317, or Head of division Robert Brännström, (+46)910-58 5358,

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