[ecoop-info] Associate Professor Position in Software Engineering at Uppsala University

Tobias Wrigstad tobias.wrigstad at it.uu.se
Wed Feb 23 20:27:15 CET 2022

Closing date: 22 March 2022
Salary: Depending on experience, and level of employment (See public salary information: https://www.saco.fackorg.uu.se/pay-salary/salary-statistics/ — look at Senior lecturers or Professors at TekNat)
Key Research Areas of interest: Software Engineering
Full details: https://uu.se/en/about-uu/join-us/details/?positionId=457604
Contact: Professor Joachim Parrow (joachim.parrow at it.uu.se)

The Department of Information Technology within the Faculty of Science and Technology at Uppsala University, Sweden is seeking to make an appointment at Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor or Professor level (depending on experience) in Software Engineering with a focus on at least one of the following topics: search-based software engineering, machine learning with and for software engineering, program synthesis, software testing, program analysis, mining software repositories, software evolution and maintenance, human aspects of software engineering, software processes, software economics, ethics in software engineering, privacy and security by design.

The appointee will be expected to take a leading role in teaching and research in Software Engineering within the division of Computing Science. The appointee will carry out internationally-leading research and take an active role in providing high quality and innovative teaching in the broad area of Software Engineering. Interest in developing connections between academia and industry, and integrating industry in teaching software engineering will be especially welcomed. (See full ad for details.)

The Department of Information Technology has a leading position in research and education and currently employs more than 300 teachers and PhD students. More than 4000 students study one or more courses at the department each year. More info: http://www.it.uu.se. The Mälardalen region in which Uppsala is located and the close-by Stockholm region are home to a wide range of software companies, both Swedish and international. The openness of Swedish universities (where researchers own their own research, not the universities) further promotes collaboration. Grant schemes for industrial mobility and funding for PhD students from industry are available yearly.

The appointee will be employed at the division of computing science within the department. The division currently employs 5 full professors, 10 associate professors, and 2 assistant professors and a number of PhD students, organised in informal research groups pursuing a wide range of research interests including formal methods, formal semantics, concurrency theory, optimisation, programming languages, data science and databases. Other divisions at the department conduct research in computer systems (including verification, testing, embedded systems and computer architecture), scientific computing, modelling, analysis and control of dynamical systems, computerised image analysis, human-computer interaction and computer education research.

Please get in touch directly if the position is of interest.

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