Visiting Lecturer in Statistics

University of Gothenburg Department of Economics

Visiting Lecturer in Statistics

Ref PAR 2021/580

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The Department of Economics belong to the School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg and has around 100 employees from several countries. The teaching within the department is economics and statistics and the department has around 800 students registered at courses and programs. A diversity of researcher are located at the department where several of them are internationally well known economists. The conducting research is within a broad range of areas, including labor, health, environmental, development, behavioral, and financial economics. More information about the department is available at www.economics.gu.se.

The department aim to recruit one visiting lecturer for teaching during the academic year 21/22.

Subject Area

Statistics

Job assignments

The job assignments as a guest lecturer consists of lectures, seminars and supervision of students’ theses work at the bachelor level. More specifically, we are looking for a guest lecturer for the introductory statistics courses and supervision of bachelor theses.

The assignments also include administrative tasks such as grading and scheduling. The teaching will be done in Swedish. The supervision of theses will be done in Swedish and English.

Qualifications

You must have previous experience of teaching statistics at the undergraduate level and be pedagogically competent to be able to communicate with the department's students in an educational and clear manner. Therefore, a record of pedagogical training is required. Previous experience of supervising students is meritorious.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Statistics or a closely related field in order to be eligible for employment as a Senior Lecturer. Qualified is the person who masters Swedish and English in speech and writing.

Experience of statistical analysis in the business sector is meritorious.


An overall assessment of the applicants will be done based on the requirements described above. 

Employment

The department aims to recruit one visiting lecturer. The employment is a temporary employment on hours during the period 2021-09-01 – 2022-06-30 and the working hours may vary approximately between 100 hours and 350 hours.

The employment is located at the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg.

Further information

An intermittent employment refers to hourly employment according to agreement during the period 2021-09-01 - 2022-06-30. In the case of intermittent employment, you are called in and choose to accept the offered job, which then constitutes a new employment relationship on each individual occasion. You also have the right to decline such an offer.

References may be requested and contacted during the recruitment process.

For further information regarding the position

Regarding assignments:
Deputy head of department (Proprefekt) Professor Martin Holmén, martin.holmen@gu.se, 031 786 64 42

Regarding employment/ employment conditions:
HR Officer Maria Siirak, maria.siirak@economics.gu.se, 031 786 58 46

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How to apply

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Please attach the following in the application:

  • CV
  • Copy of PhD degree
  • Other document, important for the application

Closing date: 2021-05-17

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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