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Lecturer position in Department of Information Technology – Uppsala, Sweden, 2022

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Department of Information Technology invites applications for a Lecturer position at Uppsala University, Sweden, 2022

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General Info

Position: Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: Feb 01, 2022
Contract Period: 5 Months
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Department of Information Technology
Uppsala University
Uppsala University
Uppsala , Sweden

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Qualification Details

  • Higher-education degree including subject specialization in computer science, computational science or information technology.
  • Teaching Expertise. It is necessary that the pedagogical skills and subject specialization are relevant to the content of the employment and the tasks that will be included in the employment.
  • Applicants also must have completed teacher training of relevance to operations at the University, comprising ten weeks, or have acquired the equivalent knowledge. If special circumstances apply, this training for teachers in higher education may be completed during the first year of employment.
  • Documented ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement unless special reasons prevail.
  • Personal capabilities necessary to carry out fully the duties of the appointment.

Assessment Criteria/Ranking of applicants that fulfil the above-mentioned qualifications required:

The ranking of eligible applicants will be based primarily on subject specialization and teaching expertise of which weight will be primarily given to teaching expertise.

Subject Specialization may refer to in- depth study of the subject, for example a PhD, will be afforded consideration. In addition to academic qualifications, experience from other activities, including technology development, may also be taken into account.

Teaching Expertise comprises educational and teaching qualifications. This expertise can have been achieved outside the academy through supervision, internal training, mentoring programs, etc. In assessing teaching expertise teaching quality must be the prime consideration. The scope of teaching experience, in terms of both breadth and depth, must also be afforded consideration. In assessing teaching expertise special weight will be attached to merits in programming.

Furthermore, consideration must be given to the capacity to plan, initiate, lead, and develop teaching and instruction, as well as the ability to connect research to teaching in respect to research in the subject at hand, subject didactics, as well as teaching and learning in higher education. The ability to interact concerning issues of teaching and learning in higher education with actors inside and outside the University is also included in teaching expertise.

Administrative Expertise is important for the employment and will be given consideration. Administrative expertise is demonstrated, for example, through the capacity to plan, organise, and prioritise work in an efficient and task-related manner as well as through the ability to assign and observe time frames. Expertise includes overall operational planning and the capacity to manage resources in a way that reflects operational priorities as well as the ability to work in a structured manner based on an awareness of goals and quality. Administrative expertise also includes entrepreneurship.

All merits must be documented in a manner that makes it possible to assess both quality and scope.

In filling this position the university aims to appoint the applicant who, following a qualitative holistic assessment of her/his competence and expertise, is judged to have the best potential to carry out and develop the relevant duties and to help advance operations.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Teaching and administration. Teaching duties include course responsibility, course administration and thesis reviewing. The courses and scope for which we are looking for a time-limited assistant professor are the following:
    • 1DL042 Programming (2022-02-01 – 2022-06-30, 50% part-time)
  • Follow developments within the subject area and the development of society in general that is important for the work at the university.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: UFV-PA 2021/5131

Application Procedure

Basic documents required for the application

About the Department

The Department of Information Technology has approximately 350 employees and 4000 students per year and provides education and research of the highest international quality in Computer Science and its sub-disciplines. The strong focus on research impacts provides an excellent foundation for undergraduate education at the department. The department also hosts several interdisciplinary research groups, and the department supports initiatives in the areas of equal opportunities and equality. Research is organized in five divisions. For more information, see www.it.uu.se.

About the Employer: Uppsala University

Note or Other details

In an overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, parental leave, part-time work relating to care of children, union assignments, military service, or the like are to be regarded as work experience.

University appointment regulations

Faculty appointment regulations


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Contact details

For further information about the position, please contact: Tobias Wrigstad (professor, GU-prefekt, 0736-971419, tobias.wrigstad@it.uu.se)

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