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[ecrea] Ph.D employment with a focus on data-driven digital innovation
Fri Jun 15 01:32:49 GMT 2018
Ph.D employment with a focus on data-driven digital innovation
Sort on published: 2018-06-04
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with
a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality
research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our
most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and
dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting
workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and
a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
This announcement concerns a PhD position in information systems in
collaboration with the Swedish Research School on Management and
Information Technology (www.mit.uu.se). The successful applicant will
pursue their PhD within the Digital Innovation Gotland Graduate Academy,
a collaboration between Uppsala University and local industry and public
administration at Gotland. The doctoral student placement is located at
Uppsala University, Campus Gotland, in Visby.
Generally, research in information systems is on the use and development
of IT systems, where it deals with the interaction between developers,
users, businesses and society. The purpose is to increase understanding
of how IT can create values for different stakeholders. The research is
both theoretical and practical. Different methods are used as
traditional social science qualitative and quantitative methods
(including interviews and surveys) as well as design and evaluation of
IT systems. More information about the research in information systems
can be found at http://www.im.uu.se/forskning/informationssystem/.
We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in and good knowledge
of data-driven innovation. Experience in conceptual modeling, digital
platforms and the development of data-driven e-services and information
infrastructures is a plus. Suitable background is a Master's degree in
information systems, computer science, informatics or equivalent.
A general description of postgraduate education in information systems
can be found in the general study plan available at
Holders of doctoral position must mainly devote themselves to their own
postgraduate education. Other work at the department may be included
within the scope of the employment of a maximum of 20% of full time. For
employment as a PhD student, the holder is required or will be admitted
to postgraduate education, where the degree of ability to apply for
postgraduate education is crucial. Provisions for doctoral students are
found in the Higher Education Ordinance (2006: 1053), Chapters 1 to 7, §§.
Local guidelines are set for payroll placement.
A person may be employed as a PhD student for a maximum of eight years,
but no longer than equivalent to full-time postgraduate education for
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes
equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute
to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications
from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching
Starting date: 2018-09-01
Type of position: Full time position.
For further information about the position please contac
Pär Ågerfalk, e-mail: (par.agerfalk /at/ im.uu.se), phn: +46 18 471 1064 or
Jonas Sjöström, e-mail: (jonas.sjostrom /at/ im.uu.se), phn: +46 18 471 7702 .
Please submit your application by June 28 2018, UFV-PA 2018/2158.
Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If
so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in
Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact
International Faculty and Staff Services at (ifss /at/ uadm.uu.se).
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept
the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Informatics and Media
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Gotlands län
Union representative: Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/2158
Last application date: 2018-06-28
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