[TYPES/announce] Associate Professor in Software Technology with Starting Grant, at Lund University, Sweden

Görel Hedin gorel.hedin at cs.lth.se
Sun Aug 28 16:02:28 EDT 2016

Second call for applications.

The following position is announced on the types-announce mailinglist, as new programming languages, type systems, and verification techniques are important techniques and tools in the software technology field.


The Computer Science department at Lund University, Sweden, invites applications for a newly created position as Associate Professor in Software Technology, supported by WASP, Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program.

The position includes a generous starting grant of roughly 2.5 million Euro, adequate to finance four PhD/postdoc students over a period of 4 years, i.e., comparable to an ERC starting grant.

We are looking for candidates with an excellent research record, demonstrated through a clear and innovative research vision along with research results, including software, and publications in conferences and journals of top quality. Special attention will be paid to industry collaboration and the long term development potential of the candidate.

WASP is a 10 year research program funded by a donation of more than 100 million Euro by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, and with additional funding provided by industry and participating universities in Sweden. WASP supports a number of strongly financed positions in Sweden, see http://wasp-sweden.org/ .

Lund University is ranked as one of the top 100 in the world.Seehttp://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/about/work-at-lund-university/why-work-at-lund-university .

Lund, "city of ideas", is over 1000 years old and is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Sweden to live. It is located in the southern part of Sweden, just 35 minutes by train from the Danish Copenhagen international airport. Close to the engineering faculty is the IDEON Science Park with 350 companies, including many global actors in ICT.

Formal announcement:https://lu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:105412/where:4/

Application deadline: September 15, 2016

For more information, contact:

Prof. Görel Hedin, http://cs.lth.se/gorel-hedin (main contact)
Prof. Per Runeson, http://cs.lth.se/per-runeson (head of department)

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