PhD student in Automatic Control within WASP Graduate School

Linkoping

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Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important. We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an expansion in our research activity. We need you here. We look forward to receiving your application!

The department of Electrical Engineering (ISY) is central to the engineering education at the Institute of Technology, one of four faculties at Linköping University, and this regards both basic and applied knowledge. The research is based on industrial needs, and ranges from basic research to direct application in collaboration projects.
Read more at https://liu.se/en/organisation/liu/isy

We are looking for a PhD student in Situation Awareness for Autonomy within WASP, formally based at the Division of Automatic Control.

Your work assignments
The Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is Sweden’s largest individual research program ever, a major national initiative for strategically motivated basic research, education and faculty recruitment. The program addresses research in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems acting in collaboration with humans, and adapting to their environment through sensors. The vision of WASP is excellent research and competence in artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and software for the benefit of Swedish industry. Read more at wasp-sweden.org.

The graduate school within WASP is dedicated to provide the skills needed to analyze, develop, and contribute to the interdisciplinary area of artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and software. Through an ambitious program with research visits, partner universities, and visiting lecturers, the graduate school actively supports forming a strong multi-disciplinary and international professional network between PhD students, researchers and industry. Read more at wasp-sweden.org/graduate-school.

As a doctoral student, you devote most of your time to doctoral studies and the research projects of which you are part. Your work may also include teaching or other departmental duties, up to a maximum of 20% of full-time.

Your workplace
The Division of Automatic Control at the Department of Electrical Engineering (ISY) is a vibrant international research environment with eleven faculty members, three researchers, more than twenty PhD students, and eight affiliated researchers. The division carries out research, undergraduate and postgraduate education within automatic control. Read more at control.isy.liu.se/en

Your qualifications
You have graduated at Master’s level or completed courses with a minimum of 240 credits, at least 60 of which must be in advanced courses, in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or a related field. Alternatively, you have gained essentially corresponding knowledge in another way.

Additionally, you should have good communication skills and good command of science and technology, master scientific and technical methodology, have excellent study results, and sufficient proficiency in oral and written English. A strong background in mathematics as well as programming skills are particularly advantageous. The project involves both theoretical and applied work.

Terms of employment
When taking up the post, you will be admitted to the program for doctoral studies. More information about the doctoral studies at each faculty is available at Doctoral studies at Linköping University

The employment has a duration of four years full-time equivalent. You will initially be employed for a period of one year. The employment will subsequently be renewed for periods of maximum duration two years, depending on your progress through the study plan. The employment may be extended up to a maximum of five years, based on the amount of teaching and departmental duties you have carried out. Further extensions can be granted in special circumstances.

Starting date
By agreement.

Salary and employment benefits
The salary of doctoral students is determined according to a locally negotiated salary progression.

More information about employment benefits at Linköping University is available here.

Union representatives
Information about union representatives, see Help for applicants.

Application procedure
Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must reach Linköping University no later than August 15.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

We welcome applicants with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - diversity enriches our work and helps us grow. Preserving everybody's equal value, rights and opportunities is a natural part of who we are. Read more about our work with: Equal opportunities.

We look forward to receiving your application!


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Contact persons

Anders Hansson

Professor

+46(0)13 281681

anders.g.hansson@liu.se

Lina Florvik

HR partner

+46(0)13 281925

lina.florvik@liu.se


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