Assistant professor in Integrated Circuits and Systems – Linköping, Sweden

Posted 11 Monaten ago

Ref LiU-2023-03042

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Work assignments

The purpose of the employment is that the assistant professor is to be given the opportunity to develop independence as a researcher and to obtain both the research and teaching qualifications required for employment as associate professor.

This position is located at the Division of Integrated Circuits and Systems at the Department of Systems Engineering (ISY). It is part of ELLIIT’s strategic investment in the research area of ​​IT and mobile communications. ELLIIT is a collaboration between Linköping University, Lund University and Blekinge University of Technology. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to ELLIIT’s broader goals in research and education, as well as the dissemination and enabling of research results (

The division of Integrated Circuits and Systems conducts research as well as undergraduate and graduate education in the design of energy-efficient digital, analog, and radio frequency integrated circuits and systems on a chip. The division has many years of experience in the field and has contributed with innovative solutions at the research forefront. The division teaches most of the courses within the electronics education in Linköping with about twenty courses from basic to advanced level. The courses include digital design, analog design, radio frequency design and design of integrated circuits and systems in advanced semiconductor technologies, especially CMOS. Read more here.

As an assistant professor in integrated circuits and systems, you teach courses at basic and advanced level, as well as supervise students in the subject. The work includes course design and course responsibility. The teaching will take place in both Swedish and English.

Furthermore, the duties include conducting own research in the subject area, especially concerning energy-efficient mixed analog, digital and wireless integrated circuits and systems on chip. The work is carried out in collaboration with the other activities in the department as well as in international projects.

You are active in the research community, participate in the division’s activities such as seminars and workshops, participate in research projects, communicate results through academic publications and help attract external research funding.

You contribute actively to the university’s development. Collaboration is an integral part of the University’s research and education mission. Collaboration in research takes the form of disseminating, making available and utilising research.

Your work includes monitoring national and international development within your field of study and other societal development that is important to your work.

You are flexible and have the ability to move between different types of pedagogical and scientific contexts. You share knowledge and contribute to the working group’s professional development, collegial ways of working and social community. The fact that you are present and active is something we see as self-evident in order to ensure that you are able to perform your duties in an optimum way and enjoy your working community.


We are looking for candidates who have a doctoral degree or equivalent scientific competence. We are primarily looking for candidates who have obtained their doctoral degree in the past five years.

For this employment particular attention is paid to academic expertise, second to pedagogical expertise, and third to other proficiencies which are judged to be equivalent to each other.

In terms of academic expertise, the following will be assessed (linked to the work duties above):

  • A requirement for the position is continued research after the PhD degree.
  • Of particular merit for the position is documented academic expertise in research in the field as described above.
  • Of particular merit for the position is demonstrated ability of attracting external research funding.
  • Of merit for the position is documented participation in research networks.

In terms of pedagogical expertise, the following will be assessed (linked to the work duties above):

  • Of particular merit for the position is demonstrated ability of reflection on one’s teaching.
  • Of merit for the position is experience of developing digital teaching methods.

Of merit for the position is

  • documented expertise in collaboration in research.

Since teaching and research is conducted in English and Swedish you must be able to demonstrate the ability to teach and conduct research in English and it is desirable that within two years you can teach in Swedish.

Your workplace

Read more about the Department of Electrical Engineering.

The employment

The length of employment for this position is six years, full time. Starting date by agreement.

An assistant professor may be employed until further notice, for a minimum period of four years and a maximum period of six years, as determined by the institution of higher education before the employment begins. The employment may be renewed, by a maximum period of two years, if, as a consequence of sick absence, parental leave, or other special circumstances of the assistant professor, additional time is necessary in order to achieve the purpose of the employment.

An assistant professor shall, after application, be promoted to associate professor if he/she is qualified for employment as associate professor and has been assessed following a test to be suitable for such employment according to the grounds for assessment that the University has determined.

For more information on the rewuirements, assessment criteria and employment procedures for teachers, see Linköping University’s employment regulations.

Salary and employment benefits

The university applies individual salary scales based on the experience of the employee and the labour market.

More information about employee benefits 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 be received no later than 16 of September, 2023.

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

Please attach your selected research publications electronically, in pdf or word format, in the application template. Research publications, e.g. monographs, which cannot be sent electronically should be sent in three sets by mail to the University Registrar at Linköping University, University Registrar, S-581 83 Linköping, Sweden. The publications must be received by Linköping University no later than the deadline for application.

Please note that printed publications will not be returned. They will be archived at Linköping University.

In the event of a discrepancy between the English translation of the job announcement and the Swedish original, the Swedish version shall take precedent.

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

Jan-Åke Larsson

Professor, Head of Department

+46 13 281468

Atila Alvandpour


+46 13 285818

Rebecka Delvert

HR Partner

Christina Hammarstedt

Sekreterare i anställningsnämnden

+46 13 28 15 28

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