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Senior Lecturer Job in Human Geography – Lund, Sweden

Lund University

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Lund University recruits Senior Lecturer in human Geography is available at Department of Human Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences – Sweden

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General Info

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

Workplace:
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Human Geography
Lund University
Lund,

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Qualification Details

Those qualified for appointment as a senior lecturer have been awarded a PhD or corresponding foreign qualification in human geography or have obtained equivalent research expertise. The applicant shall also demonstrate documented teaching expertise. The assessment criteria are a good ability to develop and conduct high-quality research, as well as teaching expertise. Additional qualifications are experience of developing and administrating education, as a programme or course director for example, and the ability to successfully compete for external research funding.

A documented ability to teach in English and Swedish is a requirement.

The applicant is to have completed five weeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education or have equivalent knowledge that has been acquired in some other way. If special circumstances apply, some of the training in teaching and learning in higher education can be scheduled during the first year of employment.

Assessment criteria In the appointment of teaching staff, the following apply in addition to the Higher Education Ordinance: lund-university-appointment-rules-201215.pdf

and the assessment criteria stated in the Appointment Rules of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Appointment rules and general instructions for the appointement of academic staf 2013.pdf

Research and teaching experience in one or more areas relevant to the position’s human geography orientation is considered as a special additional qualification. Experience of developing and administrating education, as a programme or course director for example, and the ability to successfully compete for external research funding are additional qualifications.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The duties consist of teaching and research in human geography as well as acting as the department’s director of studies for the first three years, with a possible possibility of extension for another 3 years. Faculty-funded research/professional development accounts for 20% of full-time working hours, a percentage that may be increased through external grants. The director of studies role corresponds to 50% of full-time working hours. The remainder of the position consists of teaching and administration. In addition to conducting high-quality teaching and research in human geography, the successful applicant shall be responsible for the development and administration of study programmes and courses in human geography in a broad sense, including staff planning. The director of studies is a member of the department’s management group and collaborates both within the department and with the faculty.

How to Apply?

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

Reference Number: -PA2021/2975
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Documents Required

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About the Department

The Department of Human Geography with about 55 employees, 400 fulltime students and approximately 25 Ph.D. students combines tradition with modern and highly internationalized research and education. Geography has repeatedly been the highest ranked subject at Lund University, currently ranked 16th in the world and 1st among the Nordic countries according to the QS ranking of 2018. For decades, the department has been very successful in the competition for external research funding. In addition to being embedded in numerous national and international research networks, the department of human geography has close ties with a broad spectrum of departments and faculties at Lund University. The key areas of research and teaching at the department are economic geography, development geography, urban, landscape and social geography, and GIS. The department has a Human Ecology Division (with a doctoral program of its own).

About the Employer: Lund University

Note or Other details

The application is to be written in English. To apply, follow the instructions for applications and promotions at the Faculty of Social Sciences: Instructions for applications for academic posts and promotion 2013.pdf

For more information on the appointment process and the regulations that govern appointments visit Appointment rules and general instructions for the appointment of academic staff 2013.pdf

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Contact details

  • Ola Hall, 046222000

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