Malmö Senior lecturer job in Computer Engineering – Sweden

Malmö University (MAU)


Department of Computer Science and Media Technology invites applications for a Senior lecturer job from 2022 in Faculty of Technology and Society, Malmö University, Sweden

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General Info

Position: Senior lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: 2022
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Technology and Society
Department of Computer Science and Media Technology
Malmö University (MAU)

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Qualification Details

Those qualified for appointment as a Senior Lecturer are, except in disciplines in the fine, applied or performing arts, a person who has demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve (Chapter 4, Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance).

A teacher at Malmö University is expected to have university teacher training corresponding to at least 15 credits, or corresponding formal university teacher training, which is determined through validation. New staff members lacking this training must, within the scope of their appointment, commence such training within one year of assuming their position.

Specific requirements for this position:

  • Documented experience in teaching and examining in English.
  • PhD degree within computer engineering or any other related field, for example, electrical engineering or signal processing.
  • Documented experience in teaching and conducting research within computer engineering.

The following would be of benefit for the position:

Documented experience:

  • In teaching and examining in Swedish
  • Of supervision, including thesis projects, other project courses and lab intensive courses
  • In collaborating with the society

In addition to formal competence, University's employees must possess the personal capacities necessary to perform the duties of the position well and to represent the University in the best possible way.

Assessment criteria

The assessment criteria for appointment as a Senior Lecturer shall be the degree of the expertise required as a qualification for employment. As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching expertise as to the assessment of other qualifying criteria (Chapter 4, Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance).

A Senior Lecturer must be established within their scientific field, taking into account the nature and tradition of the subject specialisation.

A Senior Lecturer must demonstrate:

  • Documented competence in the field
  • Documented ability to communicate and collaborate with actors in other parts of society with a clear connection to education and research

Teaching expertise relates to:

  • Documented ability to carry out and lead education using various teaching methods within higher education
  • Documented experience in pedagogical development work and a reflective presentation of their own   pedagogical outlook and practices
  • Documented ability to link research and education with regards to both content and teaching

Scientific proficiency relates to:

  • Documented ability to independently conduct research of a high quality
  • Research within fields relevant to the appointment in question
  • Active participation in the scientific community

Responsibilities/Job Description

This position concerns research and teaching within the area of computer engineering. The teaching, which includes supervision, at basic, advanced, and research level in the area of computer engineering, is planned to be conducted mainly within our Bachelor of Science programme in Engineering in Computer Science (see, but also within our two-year Masters programme in Internet of Things, which is planned to start in 2022. Examples of included topics are computer engineering, embedded systems, signal processing, mobile systems, and Internet technology.

The applicant will also conduct and develop his/her own research, by actively participating in the department's research activities, for example within the Internet of Things and People research center, applying for external research grants, and develop national and international collaborations.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Books and any other documents, such as publications, that cannot be sent electronically should be sent in triplicate in an envelope marked with reference number REK 2021/186 and posted to the HR Department, Malmö University, 205 06 Malmö. If the documents weigh more than 2 kg, they should be sent to the delivery address: HR Department, Malmö University, Matrosgatan 1, 211 18 Malmö, marked with reference number REK 2021/186.

According to Malmö University’s qualifications portfolio, the application must include:

  • Documentation of research expertise
  • Documentation of teaching expertise
  • Documentation of expertise in engagement with wider society

The application must also include:

  • Personal qualifications portfolio (personal data, employment history as well as competencies and skills)
  • Copies of degree certificates and other relevant certificates
  • A brief account of research, teaching and other activities relevant to the position to which the application pertains, including a description of how the applicant envisions their future research and teaching
  • The primary scientific and educational work to be considered (maximum five of each)

About the Department

The Faculty of Technology and Society, TS, conducts education and research with a focus on technology and natural sciences, in close collaboration with industry and other social actors and higher education institutions. The two departments at the faculty are: Computer Science and Media Technology and Materials Science and Applied Mathematics.

The Department of Computer Science and Media Technology provides research-linked courses and study programmes at first-cycle and second-cycle level. The department conducts research in: Computer science, Information Systems, Software Engineering and Media and Communication Technology. Education and research are conducted in close collaboration with parties from both the private and public sectors.

About the Employer: Malmö University (MAU)

Note or Other details

The rules for appointment of teaching staff at Malmö University are regulated in the Appointment Rules at Malmö University.

Merits and qualifications must be documented according to Qualifications portfolio for lecturers/researchers at Malmö University

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Contact details

SACO-S Mats Syde,

OFR/ST Bodil Sterner,

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