Lund, Sweden – Lecturer job in Aeronautical Sciences, UAS – Oct 2021

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Faculty of Engineering at Lund University invites applications for Lecturer job in Aeronautical Sciences, Sweden – Oct 2021

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General Info

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

Faculty of Engineering
Lund University
Lund University

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Qualification Details

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.

The assessment of the pedagogical skills must be based on documented efforts of a pedagogical nature and with a good understanding of learning processes and with the students' learning in focus, as a group but also at an individual level.

Additional requirements:

  • Academic qualifications and professional experience in law
  • High competence within the EASA regulations regarding unmanned aerial systems
  • Certificate of remote pilot competency, minimum A2
  • Completed ATP theory
  • Excellent oral and written proficiency in English and Swedish
  • Be able to engage and enthuse students in flight education, create challenges and provide support, all to achieve optimal study results.
  • Create good relationships and be able to communicate as needed, both with students and colleagues.

Assessment criteria

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

  • Good subject knowledge of relevance to the post and the duties it will involve.
  • Good teaching ability, including a good ability to develop and pursue teaching and other educational activities on different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • Very good professional experience or other experience of relevance to the post.

Other assessment criteria:

  • A previous holder of a flight certificate
  • Work experience related to operations with unmanned aerial systems
  • Documented experience of administrative work including good knowledge and skills regarding general computer knowledge.

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

Work duties include:

  • Teaching in the first and second cycles of studies
  • Participation as a legal expert in national and international projects
  • Applications and upholding of permits
  • Preparation and updating of manuals
  • Operations with unmanned aerial systems

Applicants should have a strong vision to reduce the gap between theory and experimental verification.

Work duties could also include:

  • Collaboration with industry and wider society
  • Administration related to the work duties listed above

Concerning teaching, the tasks mainly consist of participation in classroom and distance education, commissioned training, laboratory work and student supervision. In addition, the employment includes involvement in the organisation's development.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: PA2021/3093
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Applications shall be written in Swedish or 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 Project

The subject is Aeronautical Sciences. The subject has both theoretical and practical content and includes education at ATP level (Airline Transport Pilot) and in all categories of operations with unmanned aircraft systems.

About the Department

Lund University School of Aviation conducts research in aeronautical sciences and has a large number of established collaborations. Our broad competence, the research laboratory (UAS lab) and the testbed give us both the foundation and the required infrastructure. The organisation is expanding rapidly in line with the number of internal and external projects in which UAS lab is involved. In addition to research within Lund University's framework and the knowledge centre in Ljungbyhed, the School of Aviation also assists in development projects, complex operations, and education at various levels.

About the Employer: Lund University

Note or Other details

Full-time employment. Fixed-term 1 year. The workplace is located at the airport in Ljungbyhed. Working hours are arranged according to a local agreement and terms of employment at School of Aviation (PE2010/607).

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Contact details

Johan Bergström, +46462220880

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