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Associate senior lecturer in computer science, cyber security

  • Yrkesroll

    Biträdande universitetslektor/Biträdande högskolelektor

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    11 januari

  • Sök jobbet senast

    8 mars

Om jobbet

We are looking for an associate senior lecturer in computer science specialising in cyber security for a fixed-term position of 4-‑6 years at the School of Science and Technology.

Subject area

The subject area for this position is Computer Science.


Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is Sweden’s largest individual research program ever. WASP provides a platform for academic research and education, fostering interaction with Sweden’s leading technology companies. WASP has the ambition to strengthen and develop Sweden’s knowledge and competence in the areas of AI, Autonomous Systems, Software and Cybersecurity through an international recruitment program.

As part of this initiative, Örebro University is now looking for an associate senior lecturer in cyber security.

Örebro University is a modern university offering a range of subjects and prestigious professional degree programs. The university has around 1,600 employees and 15,000 students. This position is connected to the Centre of Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS), which carries out multi-disciplinary research at the intersection of computer science, robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and computer vision. With more than 70 researchers, AASS is one of Sweden’s largest research environments in robotics and AI, established in 1998. Our research is frequently conducted in collaboration with prominent companies as well as the public sector with contributions that are internationally recognized. AASS is at the forefront of AI and robotics research, as demonstrated by our active participation in high-profile AI initiatives (for more information, visit Örebro University is a growing university, and Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are strong priorities. We aspire to create an appealing workplace where our staff takes pride and finds satisfaction in their contributions.

AASS is also responsible for computer science education at Örebro University which includes undergraduate programs in computer engineering on different levels as well as a graduate programs in computer science with focus on AI and robotics. We also contribute to a number of other undergraduate and graduate programs.

The unit is located on the central campus of Örebro University where a wide range of robotic equipment and lab facilities is available. Örebro is one of the larger cities in the heart of Sweden a two-hour train ride away from Stockholm. A world class orchestra located in Örebro, inspiring exhibitions like the biannual OpenArt festival, beautiful parks, recreation areas and Tiveden national park nearby are just a few examples of what makes Örebro a special place to live in Sweden.

The position comes with an attractive starting package that includes funding for two doctoral student positions.

Duties and responsibilities                   
During your period of employment as an associate senior lecturer, you are to develop your autonomy as a researcher and acquire further qualifications in terms of both research and teaching skills to meet the criteria for a position as a senior lecturer.

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This is a fixed-term full-time position for a period of 4-6 years (the exact length will be decided in connection with appointment). The appointment may be extended, but for no longer than two years, if because of the associate senior lecturer’s illness, parental leave or other special grounds additional time is needed to fulfill the purpose of the appointment. At Örebro University, salary depends on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

For more information about the position, contact Professor Amy Loutfi, email:, or Professor Lars Karlsson, email:

At Örebro University, we expect each member of staff to be open to development and change; take responsibility for their work and performance; demonstrate a keen interest in collaboration and contribute to development; as well as to show respect for others by adopting a constructive and professional approach.

Örebro University actively pursues equal opportunities and gender equality as well as a work environment characterised by openness, trust and respect. We value the qualities that diversity adds to our operations.


The application is made online. Click the button “Apply” to begin the application procedure.

For the application to be complete, the following electronic documents must be included:
  • Covering letter, outlining how you believe you can contribute to the continued development of Örebro University
  • CV with a relevant description of your overall qualifications and experience
  • Teaching portfolio (as instructed in Örebro University’s guidelines)
  • Research portfolio
  • Publication list
  • Relevant scientific publications (maximum of 10 and in full-text format)
  • Copies of relevant course/degree certificates and references verifying eligibility and criteria met
Only documents written in Swedish, English, Norwegian and Danish can be reviewed.
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The application deadline is 2024-03-08. We look forward to receiving your application!

After the application deadline, no supplements can be made electronically. If you have scientific publications that cannot be attached electronically to the application, you will, once the external experts have been appointed, receive instructions on how the missing publications can be submitted.

As we have already made our choices in terms of external collaboration partners and marketing efforts for this recruitment process, we decline any contact with recruitment agencies and advertisers.

As directed by the National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet), we are required to deposit one file copy of the application documents, excluding publications, for a period of two years after the appointment decision has gained legal force.


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