Postdoc in In-Sensor processing

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Mittuniversitetet, The Department of Electronics Design

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.

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,

Mid Sweden University is looking for a Postdoc in In-Sensor processing

to the Department of Electronics Design, Campus Sundsvall ref. no MIUN 2016/1744

The research center STC (Sensible Things that Communicate announces open positions for PhD students in the SMART project – Smart systems and services. The research will be conducted in collaboration with industrial partners in a larger project that integrates the technology challenges within the field of smart systems and services in the application areas of smart cities, large area surveillance and efficient production.

The research will be conducted in the research group Visual Sensor Systems (VSS). You will actively collaborate with other researchers within SMART but also with the researchers of the department.

Duties: The research project gives you the opportunity to work together in a larger research group that connects challenges within "in-sensor processing" with various applications in sensor systems. Challenges that the position can have a focus on include optimization of embedded computing architectures or distributed computational architectures. A large part of the applications that we focus on are in the area of embedded vision systems.

In the postdoc position, you will work to develop, optimize and characterize embedded systems and/ or distributed embedded systems.

Required qualifications and selection criteria: To qualify for an employment as a post-doctor, the applicant must hold a PhD degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a PhD and the PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application due date; however, for example, periods of sick leave or parental leave can be deducted from the three-year period. For this position, it is required to have a PhD in electronics, electrical engineering or computer science with a specialization in embedded systems, electronic system design, sensor networks and cyber-physical systems.  

Employment: One year full-time employment, possible extension for another year.

Location: Sundsvall

Starting date: Subject to agreement.

Salary: Individually negotiated salary.

For further information about the position, please contact:

Prof. Mattias O’Nils,, +46 (0)10 142 87 80 or Head of Department Claes Mattson,, +46 (0)10 142 84 98

Union representatives: Ummis Jonsson, SACO, phone: +46 10-142 88 09, and Lollo Ljuslin Fackförbundet ST/TCO, phone: +46 10-142 79 14.

The application must contain the following: • A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated. • A current curriculum vitae. • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). • Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications. • References/recommendations.

The application must be received no later than 29 December 2016. The application must be sent to ( or as three identical copies via mail to Registrar, Mid Sweden University, SE-851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden. Please indicate the position reference number MIUN 2016/1744.

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
  • Number of positions
  • Working hours
    100 %
  • City
  • County
    Västernorrlands län
  • Country
  • Reference number
    MIUN 2016/1744
  • Union representative
    Lollo Ljuslin, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 79 14
    Ummis Jonsson, SACO, 010-142 88 09
  • Published
  • Last application date

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