Lunds universitet, Ekonomihögskolan, Statistiska institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 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 School of Economics and Management is one of eight faculties within Lund University. More than 4 000 students and 450 researchers, teachers and other staff are engaged here in training and research in economic history, business administration, business law, informatics, economics, statistics and research policy.

Job description
Lund University announces a limited-duration (four years) position as associate senior lecturer in statistics. The position is full time, with placement at the School of Economics and Management, Department of Statistics.

Terms of employment
The successful candidate must have proven competence and experience in the field of statistics.

The position involves both teaching (40%) and research (60%), and administrative tasks can also be included. Teaching can be at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The salary range is between SEK 440,000 – 540,000 per year depending on qualifications. The salary will be renegotiated at a competitive level within the specialization if and when the candidate is promoted to senior lecturer.

Qualification requirements
Qualified to be employed as an Associate Senior Lecturer in statistics is a person who has been awarded as a PhD degree in statistics or mathematical statistics not more than seven years before the application deadline. The position includes teaching in English and therefore requires good command of the English language. Ability to develop and implement high quality research and good teaching skills are the basis for the assessment of the candidate.

The School of Economics and Management strives for a balance between research and teaching in all positions. Therefore, in the selection process equal weight will be given to scientific and pedagogical accomplishment.

The candidate should have a strong and well-documented publishing record with several published papers in refereed statistical journals. The quality of the journals themselves and their relevance to fields of statistics will also be considered.

The overall evaluation of pedagogical qualifications includes teaching experience and pedagogical skills. Teaching experience in areas relevant to the position are particularly meritorious.

A PhD degree or experience at the post-doctoral level outside Lund University is a strong merit.

For further information concerning the assessment criteria see "General requirements profile and assessment for employment as senior lecturer at Lund University School of Economics and Management"

Promotion to Senior Lecturer
An associate senior lecturer can apply for promotion to a permanent position as a senior lecturer if she or he fulfills the qualification requirements (see below). Applications must be submitted to the School of Economics and Management after three years and six months of the employment at the latest. The application for promotion will then be subject to an extensive evaluation process.

Qualification requirements and criteria for promotion
The requirements for employment as senior lecturer are:

-Scientific skills. The applicant is required to demonstrate high level of research activity during the employment at Lund University.

In the overall evaluation of scientific skills, particular weight will be given to the applicant’s publication record, which should include at least two papers in highly ranked journals with international peer-review system. The activity level in terms of participation and presentation of papers at international conferences will also be evaluated.

-Teaching skills. For promotion, the applicant requires good course evaluations and an active participation in pedagogical development. Applicants who do not have Swedish as their mother tongue are expected to be able to teach in Swedish at the time of promotion.

Lund University has an individual salary policy. Applicants are encouraged to propose a suitable salary in their application.

Application procedure
Please send in your application by clicking on the ”log in and apply” button in the upper right-hand column of the vacancy notice. The application should be written in English.

The School of Economics and Management uses a special qualifications portfolio system to document and present merits. Please, create your application according to below described disposition and attach it as three separate PDF-files (in the recruitment system). For further information on how to apply, please see “Instructions to applicants for employment as professor or senior lecturer at Lund University School of Economics and Management”

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2015/4162
  • Krzysztof Nowicki, Head of Department, +46462228918,
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66,
Published 17.Feb.2016
Last application date 31.Mar.2016 11:59 PM CET

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