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Lecturer Job at Lund University, Sweden – Engineering Acoustics

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Lund University invites applications for a Associate Senior Lecturer Job in Engineering Acoustics at The Department of Construction Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Sweden – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Associate Senior Lecturer Job
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 6 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Construction Sciences
Lund University

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Qualification Details

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 equivalent expertise no more than five years before the last date for applications.Assessment criteriaFor appointment to Associate Senior Lecturer, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

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

Additional requirements

  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Scientific publications in technical acoustics.
  • Proven experience in acoustic measurements in laboratory and field conditions.

Other qualifications

  • Ability to communicate research activities to a wider audience.
  • Contribute to and strengthen ongoing research, education and innovation within the department.

Consideration will also be given to ability to cooperate, 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.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Employment as an Associate Senior Lecturer is a career development position, which 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. Work duties include:

  • Research in the field.
  • Teaching at all levels.
  • Supervision of graduate and postgraduate students.
  • Applying for external research funding.
  • Cooperation with industry and industrial organisations and other possible external organisations.
  • Administration related to the above tasks and to other activities of the department.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: PA2021/2825
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Applications shall be written in English. Please draw up the application in accordance with LTH’s Academic qualifications portfolio – see link below. Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system. Read more:

About the Subject Engineering Acoustics

The subject covers building and room acoustics applications, standardised acoustic measurements and assessment of human experience in indoor sound environments.

The first part deals with building acoustics from a structural engineering perspective and concerns: standardised measurements of building materials and components to evaluate physical properties, sound insulation and vibration analysis. Evaluation of the overall acoustic behaviour of buildings based on national and international regulations is mainly applicable. Modelling of the physical behaviour of acoustic structures using advanced methods. Management of acoustic data collection and statistical analysis.

The second part relates to the human experience of sound environments which includes: subjective experience of sound and vibration related to building structures. Conducting quantitative and qualitative research, surveys and interviews with participants in the studies. Experience of sound in indoor environments, both in homes and workplaces of various kinds.  Possible extension of research on outdoor environments.

About the Employer: Lund University

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Terms of employment

This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of 6 years. The employment is regulated in accordance with Chapter 4 Section 12a§ HEA.

Promotion to Senior Lecturer in Engineering Acoustics

During the period of employment, an Associate Senior Lecturer can apply for promotion to a permanent position as Senior Lecturer if he or she has the required qualifications listed below, and is deemed 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.

Assessment criteria

The assessment criteria specify the aspects to be taken into account, and the level to be achieved, in order for the assessment criteria to be deemed fulfilled. The following assessment criteria must be fulfilled for appointment to senior lecturer:

  • 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.
  • 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 supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • An ability to collaborate with wider society and communicate his or her activities.
  • A good general ability to lead and develop activities.

Additional requirements

  • Good ability to co-operate, independence and drive.
  • Proven experience in leading and developing research projects and/or other academic activities.

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Contact details

  • Delphine Bard, +46462229588

Union representative

  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64,
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,

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