Academic Position in University of Gothenburg Sweden

Senior Lecturer Position in Informatics – Gothenburg, Sweden, Mar 2022


The University of Gothenburg invites applications for a Senior Lecturer to work in close cooperation with colleagues with research, education and cooperate with the surrounding community, at the Department of Applied Information Technology, Sweden – Mar 2022

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General Info

Position: Senior Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Mar 16, 2022
Contract Period: 3 Months
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Applied Information Technology

University of Gothenburg, Sweden


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Qualification Details

The eligibility for employment as a teacher is stated in chapter 4, sections 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and the University of Gothenburg's employment procedure. Qualifying to be employed is the one who has demonstrated educational skill, has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence or any other skill that is important in the view of the content of the employment and the duties that are to be included.


In the appointment, special emphasis will be placed on the degree of scientific- and teaching aptitude, which will be assessed with equal importance.

Scientific proficiency must be documented through national and international scientific publication in the field of Information Systems/Informatics with focus on strategy and management. Assessment of scientific proficiency includes the ability to independently plan, initiate and conduct research, the ability to collaborate in development and research as well as contribute to a research environment and the international scientific community. Successful work on obtaining external funds is a merit.

When assessing pedagogical skills, special emphasis is placed on work with teaching on digital strategy and management and related areas. Experience in teaching in the field of Information Systems is a merit. Assessment of pedagogical skills will include the candidates experience of planning, implementation, management, evaluation, supervision and examination, as well as course development and development of educational materials and similar educational activities. Both pedagogical and educational skills and experience must be well documented so that quality also can be assessed.

Formal training in higher education teaching or equivalent is a merit.

We are looking for a self-driven and flexible person who is responsible.

The language in the bachelor program is Swedish and the students will write in Swedish. The applicant must therefore be able to speak Swedish and read Swedish academic texts.

The university will through this recruitment make a holistic assessment of aptitude and skills and select the applicant which is deemed to have the best pre-requisites to conduct and develop current tasks of the position, interact and collaborate with other staff, as well as contributing to a positive development of the Division and Department.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Subject area

Informatics/Information Systems

Subject area description

Informatics/Information Systems

The work consists of being a part of the stellar group in Information Systems; the Division of Informatics, to work in close cooperation with colleagues with research, education and cooperate with the surrounding community. We expect that you demonstrate your ambition for high quality in education and creation of a positive teaching environment for students. You will supervise and examinate in our bachelor program in Informatics. We expect good knowledge about the latest research within Informatics with focus on digital management and strategy. Also administrative tasks connected to supervision and pedagogical operations will be included in the position.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PAR 2022/332

Application Procedure

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system, start by clicking the button “Apply”. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

The application is to be written in English.

The following documents are to be attached:

  • Resume / CV and data
  • Degrees and diplomas, certificates or other documents
  • Letter of intent of maximum one A4 page, where you state what you want to work with if you are offered the employment
  • Presentation of scientific merits containing a list of the (maximum) 10 scientific papers cited, justification for the selection and concise statement of its own scientific activities.
  • Presentation of educational credentials containing educational training, a list of the (maximum) 10 pedagogic / teaching materials cited and concise statement of educational activities and reflection. Qualitative reviews, course evaluations or equivalent should be included or referenced in the appendices.
  • Summary of leadership and administrative qualifications and cooperation merits
  • References

About the Department and Division

At the Department of Applied Information Technology, critical and interdisciplinary research is conducted in an international environment of the highest quality with great relevance to the surrounding society. Our researchers are in the midst of the debate to help explain and problematize IT- and society-related challenges linked to the digitalization of society.

We develop the individual's knowledge and ability to analyze, understand and handle various aspects of IT as well as the interaction between human and technology in areas such as human-computer interaction, Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, digital innovation, e-Health, mobile communication, robots, social media and IT in schools and teaching.

We provide education at Bachelor's and Master's level anchored in research and the development of society.

The department is located at the knowledge-intensive Lindholmen, and has a well-developed collaboration with both business and public sector as well as the civil society.

The Division of Informatics consists of approximately thirty researchers who work specifically on issues related to digital innovation, open innovation, digital platforms and digitalization of the public sector. The researchers are regularly published in international top journals.All teaching at the division's program, Master in Digital Leadership and the Bachelor's programme Information Systems reflect the strong research environment.In both research and education, the division has a long tradition of working closely with industry and the public sector. The division hosts the Swedish Center for Digital Innovation, SCDI, and also offers contract teaching.For more information about the division, please visit 

About the Employer:

Note or Other details


The position is a fixed-term employment (general fixed-term employment) of 30 % of fulltime, during the period 16th of March 2022 – 15th of June 2022, with placement at The Department of Applied Information Technology, The Division of Informatics.

Appointment procedure

The selection, interview and assessment will be undertaken by a local recruiting group.Interviews may be held continuously.

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Contact details

For further information:

- Regarding the position please contact Tomas Lindroth, Head of division: +46 708-595876

- Regarding the appointment procedure, please contact Emil Fägerwall Ödman, Human Resources Officer, +46 31 786 29 04


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