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Postdoctoral Researcher in Health Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Measurement Methods – Malardalen, Sweden

Mälardalen University (MDH), Sweden

Mälardalen University invites applications for a Postdoctoral position that will work on developing new measurement methods and new measurement system prototypes supporting fall prevention, at the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

School of Innovation
Design and Engineering, (IDT)
Mälardalen University (MDH)

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Qualification Details

  • The applicant is required to have a PhD degree in Health technology, Biomedical engineering or similar. The applicant must have completed the degree no more than three years before the end of the application period.
  • Knowledge in Biomedical engineering, Reliable acquisition and processing of physiological signals, Programming for complex real-time sensing, analysis and feedback is required.
  • The applicant should be fluent in English, both written and spoken.    
  • 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.


Knowledge in App-development, Electronics, Gamification, Physiology, Physical activity, and training is a merit for the position.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The postdoc will work on developing new measurement methods and new measurement system prototypes supporting fall prevention. An important part of the work is to evaluate the methods and techniques in studies involving larger groups of test persons, both healthy persons and persons with different diagnoses.

This postdoc will have a key role in development and evaluation of research prototypes applied in health contexts and will work closely with other researchers in the team but also with staff in the health care sector and industry.

The position is a temporary employment of 2 years.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: 2021/2908
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

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 UniversityDivision of Human 2021/2908Box 883721 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.

We decline all contact with recruiters and salespersons of advertisements. We have made our strategic choices for this recruitment.

About the School

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.

About the Employer: Mälardalen University (MDH)


  • Employment: Permanent employment
  • Scope: Full time
  • Closing date for application: 2021-12-15
  • Campus location: Västeras
  • School: School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, (IDT)

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Contact details

Fredrik Ekstrand
Avdelningschef/ Head of Division
021-10 15 73

Maria Lindén
+46 (0) 21 10 15 48

Mia Folke
+46 (0) 21 10 13 15

Annica Kristoffersson
+46 (0) 21 10 31 40

Susanne Meijer
Union representative (OFR)
+46 (0) 21 10 14 89

Michaël Le Duc
Union representative SACO
+46 (0) 21 10 14 02

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