Senior Researcher within Open Data, Open Source and Innovation - Rise Research Institutes Of Sweden AB - Datajobb i Lund
Senior Researcher within Open Data, Open Source and Innovation
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Are you interested in how the sharing and collaboration of open data and open source software can enhance open innovation within the private and public sector? Do you want to work with exciting applied research projects to explore how such sharing and collaboration can improve the future of mobility? Then RISE Mobility and Systems has an interesting job for you!

We are now looking for a senior researcher with a devoted interest in the topic of sharing and collaboration of open data and open source software, location in Lund, with projects also in other parts of Sweden.

We are looking to expand our research activities in our existing industrial ecosystem, as well as widen it with new partners, and increase cooperation with universities and institutes that focus on digitalization, societal impact and future mobility.

About us
Digital Innovation is a unit within Mobility and Systems with a mission to perform research and apply knowledge to address societal challenges using digital innovation as unit of analysis. Our research aims to, early on, identify and explore possibilities in and effects from digital technologies, to provide guidance on how digitalization can create value for agencies, industries and society, with a focus on but not limited to mobility and transportation. The forward-looking research is organised in five research areas: 1) Digital innovation and organization, 2) novel technologies, 3) services and business models, 4) open data and platforms, and 5) strategy. Results are disseminated directly to our partners as well as through applied projects, demonstrators, and public and scientific publications. We are currently 15 researchers in the unit located in Umeå, Kista, Lindholmen and Lund that explore different research topics anchored in one or several of the five research areas.

About the position
With this position we aim to strengthen our capacity to explore how the sharing and collaboration of open data and utilization of open source software can contribute to new services and solutions for society. You will carry out projects with other team members and in close cooperation with industrial and academic partners. Your assignments will include both publicly funded research projects as well as direct assignments with private companies or public funded agencies. You will work in a passionate team with a lot of individual freedom.

We are looking for a candidate that will create, conduct, and lead research projects in close collaboration with other researchers and project managers within our department, as well as RISE as whole. Our research is empirical, and we conduct it together with our industrial and public partners in order to understand digitalization as an enabler for future mobility and, find new solutions, and observe their effects. A requirement for this position is that you will and are able to strengthen both the internal RISE network of open data experts, and contribute to establishing RISE as a renowned data-driven innovation partner for the industry and public agencies.

Initially the candidate is expected to participate and contribute to applied research focused on open digital innovation, aiming to build new knowledge about how new technologies can improve and make such systems even more effective and efficient, and in parallel, contribute to the creation of applications for external funding of new projects within this domain

Who are you?
We are looking for a person with extensive research background in open data and open source software both within the public and private sector. As a person, you enjoy collaborative projects, participate in cutting edge applied research, as well as project deliveries in collaboration with practitioners. Your interest in digital technology is matched with a genuine understanding that interorganizational relationships are key in building new knowledge and driving change using open data and open source software. You have experience in applying for external research funding and participating in applied research involving corporate and public partners.

The following non-exhaustive list shows areas of expertise and abilities which are of particular interest for the position:

- PhD in software engineering or related topic
- Important areas: open innovation, contests, open data, open source software, collaboration and co-development, software and data ecosystems, requirements engineering
- Experience of working on research projects with private and public entities
- Experience of working with empirical software engineering and design science research methodologies
- Experience of project management and securing of funding for research projects
- An interest to adopt experiences in sharing and collaboration of open data and open source in the transport and logistic sector
- Work experience from the private sector, incl. open source software on a strategic and operational level.

Are we right for each other?
At RISE, we like to think differently, and we are convinced that diversity contributes to an innovative environment where we together challenge boundaries and develop new knowledge and skills for the future. We do not promise you an easy job, but we can promise an exciting journey where we, together with committed and competent colleagues, contribute to a sustainable future, knowledge development and to securing an edge in global competition.

Welcome with your application!
If this sounds interesting and you want to know more, you are welcome to contact Anders Hjalmarsson Jordanius, director of research within Digital Innovation, tel 070 75 67 870. The last application date is May 15th.

Our union representatives are Ingemar Petermann, 010-228 41 22, and Linda Ikatti, 010-516 51 61.

We kindly ask external recruitment companies and salespeople not to contact us as we are governed by the Swedish Procurement Act.

Open innovation, Contests, Open data, Open source software, Collaboration and co-development, Software and data ecosystems, Future mobility

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