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Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in the Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals – SLU, Aug 2022

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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) invites applications for a position as Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, Sweden – Aug 2022

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General Info

Position: Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
The Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden

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Qualification Details

The applicant must:

  • hold a first-cycle qualification in veterinary medicine
  • have successfully completed a doctoral degree in a subject relevant to the position
  • demonstrate scientific proficiency in the subject
  • demonstrate proficiency in subject teaching
  • completed training in teaching and learning in higher education corresponding to 10 weeks or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge
  • have experience of teaching various levels
  • have good knowledge of English, both written and spoken.

Assessment criteria

The skills and proficiency of each candidate will be assessed to ensure that they meet the application criteria.

The assessment of scientific proficiency will be based on:

  • completed and ongoing research and its relevance and development potential for the faculty
  • ability to independently initiate and run innovative and internationally recognised research
  • scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals
  • ability to compete for external research funding.

The following will be taken into consideration when assessing teaching proficiency:

  • course planning, implementation and examination as well as an evaluation of personal teaching skills
  • supervision and examination of first, second, and third-cycle students
  • ability to integrate research and scientific approaches to teaching work
  • training in teaching and learning in higher education or the equivalent knowledge.

The following will also be assessed:

  • the ability to develop and lead activities and staff within academia
  • communicate and collaborate internally and externally
  • collaborate with external stakeholders and society at large
  • share information about research and research findings both internally and externally
  • apply digital methods such as data processing, image analysis and visualisation technology to research, teaching and communication
  • collaborate, take responsibility and be flexible.

Teaching and research experience related to livestock, animals used for sport and domestic animals is desirable.The appointment offered to the applicant who, following a qualitative comprehensive assessment, is deemed to have the best skills set to conduct and develop the duties in question, and contribute to the positive development of the organisation.

This position offers the vibrant research climate at SLU. The benefits of the position include Swedish family health care provisions, parenting support including generous paid leave of absence policies that allow both parents to care for newborns and toddlers. Additionally Sweden has a well-established pre-school structure as well as an educational system that provides no-cost education through university studies. Find out more facts and stories about Sweden at www.sweden.se

Located in the greater Stockholm region, the city of Uppsala has a rich history and culture, and is a true academic and cultural hub. Find out more about moving, living and working here at https://internationalhub.uppsala.se/

Responsibilities/Job Description

Subject area

The subject of anatomy and histology of domestic animals includes knowledge of the structure of organisms, from the animal as a whole to the characteristics of cells. Specialisation is primarily in livestock, animals used for sport and companion animals. The development of research and teaching methods within the subject are also included.

Duties

The applicant must:

  • lead, plan, evaluate and participate in practical and theoretical subject teaching
  • work with examinations at first, second, and third-cycle levels on all areas of anatomy and histology, primarily for the veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing programmes, as well as first, second, and third-cycle courses within veterinary medicine and animal science
  • be prepared to teach the anatomy of internal organs as well as organ and tissue histology
  • develop instruction methods and the use of digital tools
  • develop and lead internationally recognised research within the field that links to SLU and the faculty’s specialisations
  • collaborate with both internal and external researchers
  • develop and maintain national and international networks with researchers, society, and industry
  • compete for external research funding
  • share and communicate research findings and other relevant information to society at large
  • perform administrative tasks and duties within the department, faculty and university
  • be able to use Swedish as the working language within two years.

As the department’s courses are given in Swedish, the successful applicant will be expected to have working knowledge of the language within two years of taking up the position. The department will provide support with language learning.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: SLU.ua.2022.2.5.1-1689

Application Procedure

Use the document Application guidelines for appointment as professor, senior lecturer or associate senior lecturer at SLU as guide when you fill in your application.

Please apply by clicking the apply-button below.

About the Department

The Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry is part of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science. The department provides first-cycle courses and programmes and doctoral studies, and researches within anatomy and histology, physiology, and biochemistry. The majority of research at the department focuses on livestock, animals in sport, companion animals, research animals, insects, spiders, and wild animals. Our research spans from molecular and cellular mechanisms to the structure and function of the entire animal and how animals are affected by physical work, production, stress, disease, animal husbandry and environmental factors. The department is located in Uppsala.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

  • Application deadline : 2022-08-05
  • Place of work : Uppsala, Sweden
  • Extent : 100%
  • Form of employment :Permanent employment

* Swedish: ‘universitetslektor’, a tenured position approximately equivalent to Senior Lecturer (UK) or Associate Professor (US). The successful applicant will be employed as Senior Lecturer.

  • Starting date : By agreement.

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Contact details

Anna Jansson
Professor, Head of Department
+46(18)-672106
[email protected]

Eva Enström
Faculty Administrative Officer
+46 (0)18 671202
[email protected]

Academic union representatives:

https://internt.slu.se/min-anstallning/facket/kontaktpersoner/

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