Malmö University, MAU - Sweden

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science: Innovation at Malmo, Sweden, May 2022

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Senior Lecturer position in Computer Science in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship in a technical environment as a part of Malmö University’s program for career-development positions, Sweden, May 2022.

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General Info

Position: Senior Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: 1st January, 2023
Contract Period: Permanent Position
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Department of Computer Science and Media Technology

Malmö University (MAU), Sweden

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Qualification Details

Basic Qualification

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:

  • PhD in Innovation, Computer science with a focus on innovation, or closely related area
  • Documented experience of teaching and assessing innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education
  • Documented experience of teaching and assessment in English

The following would be of benefit for the position:

  • Documented experience of teaching and assessing innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of computer science

Documented experience of teaching and research within:

  • Technological and user-driven innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of computer science
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives on sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Innovation, business development and business challenges associated with digitalisation and change management
  • Theoretical and applied perspectives on innovation processes
  • Documented experience of teaching and assessment in Swedish

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

Teaching at basic and advanced level in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship in a technical environment. At the department, there is a focus on innovation(processes) and entrepreneurship(processes) in a broad sensewith less focus on commercial aspects. The work is particularly applied in the areas of computer science, digitalization and sustainability. A main part of teaching will be within the master's programmeInnovation for Change in a Digital Society - https://edu.mau.se/taics

The applicant will conduct and develop his/her own research, by developing and actively participating in the department's research activities, apply for external research grants and develop national and international collaborations.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: REK 2022/71

Application Procedure

You apply for this position via Malmö University's recruitment system by clicking on the "Apply" button. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that your application is completed in accordance with the job advertisement, and that it is submitted to the University no later than 2022-05-06. The application must be written in Swedish, English or any of the Nordic languages. As an applicant, you are responsible for the application and its appendices being translated.

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

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 2022/71 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 2022/71.

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 Department of Computer Science and Media Technology offers research-linked education at first-cycle, second-cycle and doctoral levels. The department conducts research in computer science, information systems, software engineering and media technology. We are interested in research and education areas such as artificial intelligence, digital media, e-health, internet of things and game development.

About the Employer:

Note

This position is a full-time, permanent position.

Malmö University is a workplace and higher education institution that is characterised by an open and inclusive approach, where gender equality and equal terms add value to our activities.

Malmö University applies individual salary setting.

 

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Contact details

Acting head of department, Bengt J Nilsson, 040-6657244, Email: [email protected]

HR-specialist, Sara Eriksson, 040-665 76 59, [email protected]

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