We are looking for a professor of AI and Robotics for a permanent position at the School of Natural Science and Technology.
The subject area for this position is Computer Science.
Örebro University is a modern university offering a range of subjects and prestigious professional degree programs. The university has around 1,600 employees and 16,000 students. This position is connected to the Centre of Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS), which carries out multi-disciplinary research at the intersection of computer science, robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and computer vision. With more than 70 researchers, AASS is one of Sweden’s largest research environments in robotics and AI, established in 1998. Our research is frequently conducted in collaboration with prominent companies as well as the public sector with contributions that are internationally recognized. AASS is at the forefront of AI and robotics research, as demonstrated by our active participation in high-profile AI initiatives (for more information, visit https://www.oru.se/english/strategic-initiatives/ai/). Örebro University is a growing university, and Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are strong priorities. We aspire to create an appealing workplace where our staff takes pride and finds satisfaction in their contributions.
AASS is also responsible for computer science education at Örebro University which includes undergraduate programs in computer engineering on different levels as well as a graduate programs in computer science with focus on AI and robotics. We also contribute to a number of other undergraduate and graduate programs.
The unit is located on the central campus of Örebro University where a wide range of robotic equipment and lab facilities is available. Örebro is one of the larger cities in the heart of Sweden a two hour train ride away from Stockholm. A world class orchestra located in Örebro, inspiring exhibitions like the biannual OpenArt festival, beautiful parks, recreation areas and Tiveden national park nearby are just a few examples of what makes Örebro a special place to live in Sweden.
Duties, responsibilities, qualifications and assessment criteria
To see the job advertisement in its entirety visit https://www.oru.se/english/career/available-positions/.
This is a permanent full-time position. At Örebro University, salary depends on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. At https://www.oru.se/english/career/ you can find information about advantages of living in Sweden with its strong social support systems as well as information on relocation support that Örebro University offers.
For more information about the position, contact Lars Karlsson (head of division), +46 19 30 33 55, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mattias Bäckström (head of school), +46 19 30 39 65, e-mail: email@example.com.
At Örebro University, we expect each member of staff to be open to development and change; take responsibility for their work and performance; demonstrate a keen interest in collaboration and contribute to development; as well as show respect for others by adopting a constructive and professional approach.
Örebro University actively pursues equal opportunities and gender equality as well as a work environment characterised by openness, trust and respect. We value the qualities that diversity adds to our operations.
Örebro University aims to improve the gender balance among professors and especially encourages female candidates to apply.
The application is made online. Click the button “Apply” to begin the application procedure.
For the application to be complete, the following electronic documents must be included:
• Covering letter, outlining how you believe you can contribute to the continued development of Örebro University, with a special focus on potential collaborations within AASS (https://www.oru.se/aass).
• CV with a relevant description of your overall qualifications and experience enabling external experts as well as the recruitment committee to evaluate according to the listed assessment criteria.
• Teaching portfolio (as instructed in Örebro University's guidelines)
• Research portfolio
• Publication list
• Relevant scientific publications (maximum of 10 and in full-text format)
• Copies of relevant course/degree certificates and references verifying eligibility and criteria met
Only documents written in Swedish, English, Norwegian and Danish can be reviewed.
More information for applicants will be found on our career site: https://www.oru.se/english/career/available-positions/applicants-and-external-experts/
The application deadline is 2024-01-31. We look forward to receiving your application!
After the application deadline, no supplements can be made electronically. If you have scientific publications that cannot be attached electronically to the application, you will, once the external experts have been appointed, receive instructions on how the missing publications can be submitted.
As we have already made our choices in terms of external collaboration partners and marketing efforts for this recruitment process, we decline any contact with recruitment agencies and advertisers.
As directed by the National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet), we are required to deposit one file copy of the application documents, excluding publications, for a period of two years after the appointment decision has gained legal force.