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Lund University invites applications for Lecturer position in Aeronautical Sciences – tasks consisting of theoretical knowledge instruction and potentially flight instruction,  Lund University School for Aviation, Faculty of Engineering, Sweden – Dec 2021

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General Info

Position: Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired on
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Permanent Position
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Lund University


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Qualification Details

Qualification requirements

Appointment as a lecturer requires that the applicant has:

  • Completed a second-cycle degree or acquired corresponding knowledge and has other skills of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that 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, points 1-5 all applicants, points 6-7 only applicants who also wish to conduct flight instruction:

  1. Several years of experience from theoretical knowledge instruction at ATPL level.
  2. Very good language skills in Swedish as well as English, written as well as spoken.
  3. The ability to engage students, create challenges and give support, in order to achieve optimal study results.
  4. Create and nurture good social relations in communication with students and other teachers.
  5. Extensive experience from flying commercially in an international environment.
  6. CPL(A) certificate, or MPL(A) certificate with ATP theory as well as FI certificate.
  7. At least 1500 hours as pilot in multi crew-environment

Assessment criteria

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

  • Good subject knowledge with relevance for the position and its working tasks.
  • Good pedagogical skills, which includes good abilities to conduct and develop teaching and other pedagogical activities at different levels and with varying teaching methods.
  • Very good work experience or other experience of relevance for the position.

Other assessment criteria:

  • FI
  • IRI
  • CRI or TRI.
  • 200 hours as flight instructor.
  • Type rating on B737, A320, ATR72 or other jet/turboprop aircraft.
  • Documented experiences of administrative work including good knowledge and skills in general computer/IT work.

In the selection for this position we will consider abilities including:

  • The ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Communication skills
  • The ability to take initiatives and engage in new tasks with positive energy.
  • The ability to individualize teaching for optimal learning
  • The ability to take responsibility for own competence development.
  • Openness for new challenges.
  • Interest in educating in- and developing theoretical courses

Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Lund University School for Aviation calls for a lecturer. The working tasks consist of theoretical knowledge instruction and potentially flight instruction. Lund University School of Aviation is introduced at The workplace will be Ljungbyhed airport.

Subject description

The subject area of Aeronautical Sciences is theoretical as well as practical and includes training at ATP-level (Airline Transport Pilot) as well as MPL (A) (Multi Crew Pilot License).

Work duties

The work tasks include acting as a theoretical knowledge instructor and possible also flight instructor. Theoretical knowledge instruction includes a responsibility for giving and developing theoretical training in several aeronautical subject matter areas within the ATP theory). Based on recently updated learning objectives we see it as important that a theoretical knowledge instructor has experience from flying as a commercial pilot in international operations.

Flight instructor responsibilities include flight instruction using LUSA’s single engine piston aircraft as well as simulators. Further, the work tasks include administrative duties; e.g. working on manuals not directly related to the teaching duties of the position.

The work tasks can also include:

  • Teaching at undergraduate level
  • Supervision of thesis work.
  • Collaboration with external organisations.
  • Administrative duties connected to all tasks above.
  • Communication and harnessing of good relations with different stakeholders in the education programmes.
  • Engage students and meet their needs for optimal results.

The work place is located to the airport in Ljungbyhed. The work hours are scheduled according to a local agreement on working hours work conditions at the Lund University School of Aviation (PE2010/607). The schedule is typically Mondays to Fridays 07.30-16.30, though for instance flight simulation training takes place before or after these times. Probationary employment may be applicable.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: PA2021/3566
(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:

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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About the Faculty

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.

About the Employer: Lund University

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Contact details

Christoffer Lantz, +46435445468

Union representative

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66

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