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Lecturer Job in KTH, Sweden – Engineering Communication, Learning in STEM

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology invites applications for Lecturer Job in the subject field Engineering Communication at Learning in STEM, Sweden – Sep 2021

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General Info

Position: Lecturer Job
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: October 27, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Permanent Position
Salary: According to Standard Norms

School of Industrial Engineering and Management
Learning in STEM
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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Qualification Details

Those qualified for appointment as a lecturer are persons who have:

  • 1) been awarded a degree from first-cycle academic education within the subject of the employment or has corresponding competence,
  • 2) professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties it will involve, and
  • 3) demonstrated teaching expertise.

Grounds of assessment

The assessment criteria for appointment as lecturer at KTH are stated in KTH's appointment procedure, section 1.5, and apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest importance is that the applicant has

  • documented pedagogic competence. The assessment of teaching expertise shall also relate to the person’s long-term ability to develop as a teacher.
  • documented subject expertise relevant to the content of the employment.
  • expertise with respect to development work within the area.

Of second highest importance that the applicant has

  • courses in teaching and learning in higher education 

It is also important that the applicant has

  • the ability to pursue third-stream activities
  • expertise to develop and lead activities and interpersonal skills. This includes knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.
  • professional expertise outside the university
  • administrative expertise

Responsibilities/Job Description

Subject field: Engineering Communication

Subject description

The subject comprises the skills in rhetoric, speech, writing and visual media that are required for effective communication in the engineering profession.


The lecturer is expected to develop and teach courses in the subject at the undergraduate level, primarily in rhetoric but also in professional writing for engineers. The teaching language is primarily Swedish, with occasional courses in English. Supervision of students in the Center for Academic Writing and Rhetoric can also be part of the duties. The teaching in writing includes scientific writing and supervision of student groups.

The Lecturer is furthermore expected to actively participate in the subject’s and the division’s pedagogical development. Additional duties include the traditional tasks associated with a government position at a university.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: M-2021-1512
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Documents required to complete the online application process

You are the main responsible to ensure that the application is complete according to the ad. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position.

For more information regarding KTH's assessment, please read here Appointments procedure at KTH

About the Employer: KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Other information

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process, please read here.

KTH Relocation offers help to relocate and settle in Sweden and at KTH, please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

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Contact details

  • Arnold Pears, Head of Departement,
  • Helena Lundquist, HR,
  • Rebecca Hincks, Head of Unit,

Trade union representatives

Contact information to trade union representatives can be found at KTH's web page.

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