PhD 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 http://www.samfak.uu.se/.
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 four years.
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
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
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