The examiner shall be employed as a lecturer at Luleå University of Technology.
The examiner shall be qualified as docent/professor.
Within the humanities and social sciences the examiner, at the licentiate seminar, must not be the doctoral student's principal or assistant supervisor (ref 1443-14).
Within the technical field the examiner may be the same person as the principal supervisor.
The head of department will appoint the examiner by delegation of the Vice-Chancellor.