Faculty of Engineering, Design Sciences

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

Subject

The position is an associate senior lecturer in innovation studies with specialization in firm dynamics and new/small technology-based firms.

Work duties

Employment as an associate senior lecturer is a career development position and  aims for the holder to develop his or her independence as a researcher and educator. The work duties mainly involve research and teaching. The position shall include the opportunity for five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.

Detailed work duties include:

  • Research within the subject area
  • Teaching in the first, second and third cycles of studies
  • Actively seeking external research funding
  • To coordinate and manage research projects on acquisition of technology ventures
  • Collaboration with industry and wider society Supervision of degree projects and doctoral students
  • Administration related to the work duties listed above

Qualification requirements

Appointment to associate senior lecturer requires that the applicant has

  • a PhD, or acquired corresponding research expertise.

Priority should be given to applicants who have completed their degree or acquired the corresponding expertise no more than five years before the last date for applications.

Additional requirements:

  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.

Assessment criteria

For appointments to associate senior lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • A good ability to develop and conduct research.
  • Teaching skills.

Consideration will also be given to ability to co-operate, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research, education and innovation within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development. Of specific importance is knowledge in handling large scale databases and skills in econometric analysis.

Terms of employment

This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of 4 year. The period of employment is determined in accordance with Chapter 4 Section 12a§ HEA.

Instructions on how to apply

Applications shall be written in English. Draw up the application in accordance with the Academic qualifications portfolio at LTH, se link below, and attach it as three PDF files (in the recruitment system). Read more here:

http://www.lth.se/index.php?id=71223

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Promotion to senior lecturer in Innovation studies

During the period of employment, an associate senior lecturer can apply for appointment to a permanent position as senior lecturer if he or she has the required qualifications listed below, and is deemed to be suitable. An associate senior lecturer can only apply for promotion once.

Qualification requirements:

Appointment to senior lecturer requires that the applicant has:

  • A PhD or corresponding research competence or professional expertise considered important with regard to the subject matter of the post and the work duties it will involve.
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise.
  • Completed five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning, or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means.

Additional requirements:

  • Good ability to co-operate, independence and drive.
  • Basic knowledge in Swedish
  • Development of research and teaching expertise
  • Be able to demonstrate research based on own responsibility and own ideas in collaboration with the research team
  • Ability to actively and independently seek external funding
  • Personal aptitude, demonstrated by good cooperation internally and shown good ability to interact with the surrounding community and with other researchers.

Assessment criteria

When assessing the applicants, special importance will be given to research and teaching expertise.

For appointments to senior lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • A good national and international standing as a researcher. The requirement for international experience shall be assessed with consideration to the character and traditions of the subject.
  • An ability to supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • Good teaching ability, including a good ability to conduct, develop and lead teaching and other educational activities on different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • An ability to collaborate with wider society and communicate his or her activities.
  • A good general ability to lead and develop activities.
Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Snarast
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/2158
Union representative
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, st@st.lu.se
Published 07.Nov.2018
Last application date 21.Nov.2018 11:59 PM CET

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