Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor of Education

Stockholm University Department of Education

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Education Stockholm

Ref. No. SU FV-1583-20

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at the Department of Education. Closing date: 2020-08-31.

Subject/subject description

Education is a discipline that studies issues regarding training, development and learning in relation to cultural and social contexts.

Main responsibilities

Responsibilities mainly include teaching, course development, supervision and examination within the teacher programs and the National School Leadership Training Programme. Also teaching in other courses at undergraduate and advanced level within the institution can occur. The teaching is mainly in Swedish. The employment also includes conducting own research.

A Senior Lecturer is to participate in the Department’s pedagogical, research and administrative development which, for example, includes participation in working groups and committees.

Qualification requirements

Eligible applicants for the position of senior lecturer should hold a PhD in Education, or have equivalent research skills and have demonstrated teaching expertise.

Teaching proficiency should normally have been demonstrated through teaching experience at undergraduate level. Teaching proficiency should be well documented and in a manner that makes it possible to assess the quality of the teaching activities.

The applicant must have the ability to cooperate with colleagues as well as other abilities that are required in order successfully to meet the demands of the position.

The applicant should be able to perform administrative and pedagogical tasks that require understanding and use of the Swedish language.

Assessment criteria

Special and equal emphasis will be placed on teaching and research skills related to teacher education.

Strong emphasis will be placed on:

• a documented ability to cooperate well with colleagues and fellow researchers.

• experience in teaching and course development within teacher programs.

• teaching qualification from compulsory comprehensive school or upper secondary school level.

Emphasis will be placed on:

• administrative skills and proven collaboration with the surrounding society and dissemination of research and development findings.

• having successfully planned, applied for and obtained research project funds from external research funding bodies.

It is a merit to have completed at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education or to have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge.

Additional information

The Faculty of Social Sciences strives for a gender balance, men are therefore encouraged to apply for this position.

An applicant who does not have at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education, and is not deemed to have acquired equivalent knowledge, must complete such training within the first two years of employment.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Contact

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Jon Ohlsson, telephone: +46 8 16 31 47, jon.ohlsson@edu.su.se, and Director of Studies, Eva Edman Stålbrandt, telephone: +46 08-1207 6268, eva.edman-stalbrandt@edu.su.se.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Johan Magnéli, telephone: +46 8 16 40 57, johan.magneli@su.se.

Union representatives

Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, saco@saco.su.se, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, alejandra@st.su.se, and seko@seko.su.se (SEKO).

Application

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

We would appreciate it if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.

The University’s rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants.

You are welcome to apply!

Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.

Closing date: 31/08/2020