Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. Our research is conducted in close collaboration with industries such as LKAB, Ericsson, Boliden, ABB, Epiroc and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.8 billion per year. We currently have 1 770 employees and 17 200 students.

We shape the future through innovative education and groundbreaking research. Drawing on our location in the Arctic region, we create global societal benefit.

We shape the future through innovative education and groundbreaking research. Drawing on our location in the Arctic region, we create global societal benefit.

The research topic of Pervasive and Mobile Computing focuses on basic and application-oriented research in software systems, distributed applications, and human-computer interaction in several application areas. In recent years, the group has also focused specifically on how computer game technology can be applied to new areas such as learning and health.

To strengthen our efforts in applied game technologies, we are recruiting a software engineer who are interested in research-oriented work.

Description of work
Ideation, design, and implementation of games for pupils in primary school to promote children's natural opportunity for everyday movement through Active school transport. 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:

 - Applicants must hold or be about to receive a MSc degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).
 - Programming skills in several programming languages ​g., JavaScript, PHP, Java, C#
 - Experience of web development (frontend and backend)
 - Experience of development in Angular is a merit
 - Experience in practical research and engineering projects is a merit

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who can conduct modern research both independently and as part of a team. The applicant must have good knowledge of English, both in writing and orally suitable to present and publish research results.

More information
The position is a time-limited full-time position of 1 year with the possibility of extension. Access by agreement. Position is placed in Skellefteå or Luleå.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Senior Lecturer Solomon Oyelere, 0910-585317, or Head of division Robert Brännström, 0910-585358,

Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, 0920-49 1529 och OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792

Luleå University of Technology is actively working on equality and diversity that contributes to a creative study- and work environment. The University's core values ​​are based on respect, openness, cooperation, trust and responsibility.

In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

You apply for this position by clicking on the apply button below. The application should include a CV, personal letter and copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish. Mark your application with the reference number below. We will have interviews during the application period. Therefore, please submit your application today.

Reference number: 1746-2021
Final day to apply: 30 May 2021