Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Matematikcentrum, LTH

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

About the workplace

The Centre for Mathematical Sciences consists of about 150 teachers, researchers and doctoral students. Staff at the department provides graduate training and research activities within many different areas of mathematics. You will belong to the Division of Computer Vision and Machine Learning.


Work Duties

The purpose of this employment is, for a limited period of time, provide the Division for Computer Vision and Machine Learning at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences with competence within machine learning and diagnostics of breast cancer, relevant to ongoing research.

The position includes working with the project “Breast Cancer Diagnostics in Low-Resource Settings Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Deep Learning”, financed by eSSENCE. Teaching at basic and advanced level in machine learning may be included.

The research includes supporting ongoing development of a model based on machine learning for diagnosis of breast cancer using ultrasound images. In particular, support with collecting images in a clinical environment, evaluation of the model in a clinical context, as well as further development of the machine learning model with focus on uncertainty quantification. 



Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in engineering science or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience of machine learning and deep learning
  • very good oral and written proficiency in English

Additional requirements:

  • Experience of teaching at university level
  • Experience of working in a clinical environment
  • Some experience of research

Great emphasis will be on personal suitability. Consideration will be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, as well as how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department.


Our Offer

Lund University is a goverment agency, which means you receive special benefits, generous vacation, and favorable pension. Read more at the Universitys webbsite to be employed with us  Work at Lund University.


Terms of employment

Fixed-term employment. Maximum six months during spring/summer 2024. Preferred start date: 2024-03-15 or according to agreement.


Instructions on how to apply

The application should contain a personal motivation describing why you are interested of the position and a description of how the applicant matches each of the listed qualifications for the position. The application should also include a list of qualifications/CV, copy of examination certificates for master or higher education, and possible other documents that the applicant wants to quote.

Welcome with your application!

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 240315
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2024/492
  • Niels-Christian Overgaard, +46462228532
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 23.Feb.2024
Last application date 08.Mar.2024 11:59 PM CET

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