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Senior Lecturer Position in Business Administration with specialisation in Marketing – Lund University Jun 2022


Lund University invites applications for a Senior Lecturer position that involves teaching in the field of marketing with a focus on retail marketing.  School of Economics and Management, Department of Business Administration, Sweden – Jun 2022

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General Info

Position: Senior Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Sep 01, 2022
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Business Administration

Uppsala University, Sweden


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Qualification Details


Eligible candidates should hold a doctoral degree in business administration in the field of marketing and should also have demonstrated teaching expertise. The latter includes at least five weeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education.


The following experiences and competencies are requirements for the position:

  • Experience of teaching and research in retail marketing.
  • Experience of pedagogical development of both course elements and course material.
  • Ability to teach and assess in both Swedish and English.
  • Documented experience of collaboration with society, for example through the writing of reports, communication with the media or contact with companies, preferably with a connection to the retail sector.
  • Documented competence in the following areas: 1) critical theory and method, 2) sustainability.

In addition to the formal qualifications above, we require certain personal competencies. The applicant must be able to interact with both students and colleagues, continuously and frequently participate in the development of research and teaching within the department and the subject area, not least through physical presence at the department. The applicant should also have drive, the ability to see context and the capability to cooperate with and respect their environment.

The following experiences and competencies are merits for the position:

  • Experience of online teaching as well as pedagogical education in the field.
  • Experience of a variety of qualitative methods to be able to supervise and examine theses as well as to develop the area's collective competence in this field.

Assessment criteria

When employed as a senior lecturer, the following assessments should be applied:

  • a good national and international standing as a researcher, where the requirement for international qualifications shall be assessed with consideration to the character and traditions of the subject.
  • a good teaching ability, including a good ability to conduct, develop and lead educational activities at different levels and using a variety of teaching methods.
  • an ability to supervise doctoral students to achieve a PhD.
  • an ability to engage with wider society and communicate his or her activities.
  • a good general ability to lead and develop activities.
  • a good ability to participate in international collaborations and networks.
  • a good ability to obtain external research funding.

The applicant should demonstrate a strong and clear research agenda subsequent to their dissertation period with a standard corresponding to peer-reviewed research of international quality.

For more detailed information on general assessment criteria, please read "General requirements profile and assessment for employment as senior lecturer at Lund University School of Economics and Management" on

Responsibilities/Job Description


The position refers to a lectureship which, according to the working hours agreement, involves 70% teaching, 20% research and competence development and 10% departmental duties.

The position involves teaching in the field of marketing with a focus on retail marketing.  The duties include independently managing courses and taking responsibility for quality assurance and development of pedagogical and educational material. The tasks include broad participation in the department's courses at both undergraduate and advanced levels.  The teaching responsibilities include thesis supervision and assessment of essays. Teaching is conducted in both Swedish and English.

The role also includes research and competence development, which includes writing scientific articles and actively seeking external research funding.

The duties also include collaborating with the surrounding community and actively participating in the development of the department and the subject area.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PA2022/1701

Application Procedure

The position is applied for online. Click on the "Apply for position" button in the ad.

The application should be written in English.

The School of Economics and Management uses academic merit portfolios to document and present merits. Please post your application in three separate pdf files according to the given template and "Instructions to applicants for employment as professor or senior lecturer at LUSEM" on

For a fair assessment, it is important that the applicant follows the application instructions.

The university applies individual salary setting. Feel free to state salary claims in your application.

About the Department/Section/Group

Lund University School of Economics and Management is one of eight faculties within Lund University. More than 4 000 students and 450 researchers, teachers and other staff are engaged here in training and research in economic history, business administration, business law, informatics, economics, statistics and research policy.Lund University School of Economics and Management is accredited by the three largest and most influential accreditation institutes for business schools: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Only just over 100 business schools in the world have achieved this prestigious Triple Crown accreditation.

As a teacher and researcher at the Department of Business Administration, you are involved in creating a leading academic environment for research and education on the economics of companies and public organisations. The department has been under continuous development for more than fifty years and, today, is one of Sweden’s largest. Our researchers, teachers and students develop knowledge in organisation, marketing, strategy & research policy, accounting & finance and entrepreneurship on a daily basis.

The workplace is located in our offices at Holger Crafoords Ekonomicentrum in Lund. There are good connections by bus from Malmö and Lund central station. You can walk from Lund Central Station in 25 minutes.

Lund University is a government agency, which means that you receive special benefits, generous vacation and a favourable occupational pension. Wellness reimbursement and a paid wellness hour are a given.

Read more on the University's website about being employed at Lund University: Work at Lund University.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details


Permanent full-time employment. Probationary period may be relevant.

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Contact details

  • Johan Anselmsson, deputy head of department, +46462227813

Union representative

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, +4646-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, +4646-2229364
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, +4646-2229366

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