Assistant Senior Lecturer in Power Electronics

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Mittuniversitetet, Institutionen för elektronikkonstruktion

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 Science, Technology and Media

The Department of Electronics Design is situated at Campus Sundsvall. In addition to its research activities, it offers courses and programmes in the subjects Electronics, Electrical engineering and Sound production. The research of the department is conducted at the research centre STC (Sensible Things that Communicate,

Duties: The STC Research Centre (Sensible Things that Communicate, is looking for an Assistant Senior Lecturer in Power Electronics who will work with transducers and other related applications.

Research will be carried out in cooperation with partner companies who integrate research results in customer applications.

Almost 80 researchers in electronics and related areas work at STC. You will work in close cooperation with other researchers in the group and the university.

The position gives you the opportunity to work with modern semiconductor devices and transformers in the design of new power electronics and solve many application-specific challenges. You will be presented with challenges that can be oriented towards optimisation of power density, regulating of converters and reduction of interference from power electronics, as well as carrying out research in the development, optimisation and characterisation of different types of transducers.    

Requirements and assessment criteria: To be qualified for the position you must hold a PhD in power electronics, which must have been obtained no more than five years before the application deadline (for exemptions see Swedish Higher Education Ordinance, 4 chapter 4 a §). In addition, the requirements and assessment criteria described in Mid Sweden University’s employment proceduresListen and the established Qualifications criteria for employment as assistant senior lecturer in the Faculty of Science, Technology and Media are applicableListen

You should have practical experience in the design and characterisation of transformers, documented competence in high-frequency magnetic components and good theoretical knowledge in loss calculation in power semiconductors and magnetic components.

Good knowledge in control and gate driving, experience of design, modelling and optimisation of magnetic components is a merit, as well as experience in the optimisation of a converter based on theoretical calculations. 

We are looking for an assistant senior lecturer who is proactive and can solve engineering and research challenges in power electronics and related areas.

Since cooperation is a natural part of your work, you must have good interpersonal skills and the unhindered ability to communicate orally and in writing in English. International experience from postdoc assignments is also a merit. 

Procedure: The employment process follows the regulations of the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 4, and the appointment rules of Mid Sweden University. 

Terms of employment: Full-time 4 years. Starting date according to agreement. 

Location: Sundsvall 

Salary: Individual salary scales are applied.

Information: Further information is available from Head of Department, Claes Mattsson,, tel. 010-142 84 98, or Research Manager Kent Bertilsson,, tel. 010- 142 89 15. See also the Research Centre website


The application must include a CV, description of scientific and pedagogical activities, including verified certificates of scientific and pedagogical merits, list of publications and a maximum of 10 of the publications you would like to use as evidence.  The application must include a short description of your visions and goals regarding research and teaching.

You are welcome to submit your application via our recruitment system no later than   12 Mars 2019.


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

  • Type of employment
    Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Contract type
    Full time
  • First day of employment
    Enligt överenskommelse
  • Salary
    Individuell lönesättning
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  • County
    Västernorrlands län
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  • Reference number
    MIUN 2018/1017
  • Union representative
    Per Bergman, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 83 71
    Lars P Nilsson SACO, 010-142 88 32
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