Performance Engineer

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Mittuniversitetet, Avdelningen för hälsovetenskap

Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.

Faculty of Human Sciences

The Department of Health Sciences is situated at Campus Sundsvall and Campus Östersund. It offers courses, programmes and research in the fields of Public Health Science, Sports Science and Rehabilitation Science.

Mid Sweden University is looking for a Performance Engineer at the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre.

Description: The EU-project "Center of Health Innovation - Home of Internet of Sports develops a new test and demo environment - Alpine Center of Excellence - in Sweden's national arena for alpine skiing, Åre, together with Ski Team Alpine Sweden. This will be a leading R & D unit in sports and outdoor for open and pioneering innovations. This is an excellent gateway to your future engineering career if you are passionate about technology and have an interest, creativity and courage to shape the products and services that in demand, but not yet created. 

Duties: Are you open and innovative? The position suits you who want to perform and work in a technical and dynamic R & D environment in sports and outdoors. You should be creative and technically curious. 

We are looking for a performance engineer in electronics and computer engineering. This role offers a unique opportunity to work with product development, sensor technology, programming (eg app development) and data analysis in collaboration with international research competencies in sports and technology, students, some of Sweden's top elite athletes and coaches and also participating companies. Research is needed. We are looking for a creative person who is structured and results driven, who like to solve complex problems and set high goals for good delivery. You need great communication skills and leadership skills. You will mainly work in the attractive village of Åre. This is Scandinavia's leading ski resort and an exciting area under strong development during summer and autumn for activities like adventure sports, running, mountain biking and mountain hiking.

Qualifications: Experience in working with product development (preferably towards the sports industry), sensors and app-development. Previous experience with biomechanics (preferably in sports) and / or Sports Technology / Engineering is an added bonus.

Language: English and Swedish, or alternatively, the desire to learn Swedish. 

Handling: Applications are received fluently and up to closing date, November 17th. Interviews will start when compatible applications arrive.

Employment and Access: Fixed-term employment 2 years (1 + 1) with 3-month probationary employment. (February 1, 2018 - December 30, 2019).

Place of employment: Östersund, position is located in Åre.

Salary: Monthly salary. Individual payroll is applied.

Information: Market strategy specialist Kee Bergman 0733 – 75 60 62, Associate Professor Marko Laaksonen 073- 280 3120, Head of Department Sture Espwall 070-657 50 23

Application: Welcome with your application through our recruitment system immediately, or by at the latest November 17. The application must be accompanied by a CV and a presentation describing yourself and why you want to be Sweden's first performance engineer - focusing on sports and outdoor activities.

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Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.

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    Temporary position longer than 6 months
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    Full time
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    Enligt överenskommelse
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    MIUN 2017/1984
  • Union representative
    Lollo Ljuslin, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 79 14
    Ummis Jonsson, SACO, 010-142 88 09
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