The research subject Product Innovation focuses on various aspects of innovation in the product development process, from early phases of innovation to production and lifecycle commitments, and research results are translated into methods, tools, prototypes and demonstrators for industrial as well as academic settings. Product Innovation now seek a Senior research engineer

Project description
The project you will be working on is about business development with a focus on sustainability in smaller companies in the region. You will join a team consisting of researchers and business developers.

The duties primarily comprise research. Teaching and pedagogical development work may be included in the duties, up to approximately 20% of the working hours. You will participate in and actively contribute to collaboration with both national and international collaborative partners as well as with research groups within and outside Luleå University of Technology. You will also have the opportunity to participate in applying for external funds.

To be qualified for the position, you must hold a MSc or an equivalent foreign degree within innovation, product engineering, sustainable business development or equivalent. Merits of collaboration with the society of which Luleå University of Technology is part, as well as national and international experience and mobility are highly rated. You should also be able to demonstrate proven experience of research. Good verbal and written communication skills in English are required, in Swedish is a merit.

Luleå University of Technology attaches great importance to suitability. Desired personal qualities include strong interpersonal skills, initiative, interest in development work, and the ability and intention to make an academic career.

Further information
Fulltime during one year. Placement: Luleå. Starting: August or September 2022.

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Anna Öhrwall-Rönnbäck, (+46)920-49 3262, or Head of division Jörgen Normark, (+46)920-49 1480,

Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, (+46)920-49 1529, OFR-S Lars Frisk, (+46)920-49 1792

In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

We prefer that you apply for this position by clicking on the apply button below. 
The application should include a CV, personal letter and copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities. Mark your application with the reference number below. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish.

Reference number: 2457-2022
Closing date for applications: 
July 7, 2022

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