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Senior Lecturer Position in Theoretical Philosophy – Stockholm University, Sweden, May 2022


Stockholm University invites applications for a Senior Lecturer position that involves teaching undergraduates and master’s students, primarily in the areas of philosophy of science and philosophy of physics at the Department of Philosophy, Sweden – May 2022

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General Info

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

Department of Philosophy

Stockholm University (SU), Sweden


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Qualification Details

In order to qualify for employment as Senior Lecturer, the applicant must have demonstrated teaching skills and have a doctoral degree or equivalent expertise.

A general assessment criterion is the ability to collaborate, as well as other general abilities required to perform one’s duties.

Applicants are expected to master English, both in writing and in speech.

Assessment criteria

In the appointment process, special and equal attention will be given to research skills and teaching skills.

Special attention will be given to prior experiences in teaching the course Philosophy of Science I, 7.5 credits, at Stockholm university.

Teaching and learning in higher education

Completed training in teaching and learning in higher education worth at least 15 credits, or equivalent knowledge, is an advantage.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Subject/subject description

Theoretical philosophy, with a special emphasis on the philosophy of science and the philosophy of physics.

Main responsibilities

The position involves teaching of undergraduates and of master students, primarily in the areas of philosophy of science and philosophy of physics.Outside of teaching, a lecturer employed at the department of philosophy is expected to contribute to the internal work at the department, which comprises general administrative tasks. The position includes time for competence development and research in accordance with the collective agreement in force.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: SU FV-1247-22

Application Procedure

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. 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.

We would appreciate it if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.

The University’s rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

About the Department

The Department of Philosophy is a department within the Faculty of Humanities with about 58 employees and about 1500 students each year. The activity at the department comprises teaching and research within both practical and theoretical philosophy, as well as teaching on external courses in the philosophy of science.

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Terms of employment

The position involves part-time (60 %) employment during the autumn term 2022. Start date to be agreed upon.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

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Contact details

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Björn Eriksson, telephone: +46 8 16 44 93, [email protected].

For questions regarding the application process, please contact the Head of Administration, Emma Runestig, telephone: +46 8 16 28 14, [email protected].

Union representatives

Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, [email protected], Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, [email protected], and [email protected] (SEKO).

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