You will be hired by and enrolled in the PhD program at the Department of Informatics at Umeå University. The position is aimed for PhD studies and research to be performed jointly with team members and collaboration partners at the Faculty of Medicine and Umeå School of Architecture, leading to a PhD degree. The positions include a competitive salary for a period of four years of research time, provided that expected study and research results are achieved. The salary successively increases according to a stipulated scale of the PhD position (doktorandtjänst). The position may also include part-time work (up to 20 %) as teaching assistant. If so, the total time for the position is extended accordingly (up to a maximum of five years).
Applicants are expected to hold an MSc/MA degree or equivalent in Informatics or a related field, such as Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, and Interaction Design. In addition to excellent study results, we are looking for candidates that are willing to work together with others in a team on joint projects. As you will join a multicultural team, important personal abilities are coordination and organization skills as well as good communication skills in written and spoken English.