Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability and equality in a scientifically grounded way with external partners and stakeholders. Identifying and addressing the challenges of the future are of highest priority. Our researchers and students work collaboratively to create, share and spread knowledge in order to understand, explain and develop society — both locally and globally.
The Faculty of Culture and SocietyThe Faculty of Culture and Society is a multidisciplinary faculty that includes the School of Arts and Communication, the Department of Global Political Studies and the Department of Urban Studies.
About the positionThe position as associate senior lecturer is intended to provide early career researchers with an opportunity to develop their independence as researchers and advance their research and teaching expertise for the purpose of enabling them to fulfil the requirements for appointments as senior lecturers. This is a tenure-track position which can be held for a maximum of four years. An associate senior lecturer who meets the qualification requirements for employment as senior lecturer has the right, upon application, to be considered for promotion to a permanent position as senior lecturer (see below). Teaching is not expected to exceed 50% of working time.
This position will, in addition to teaching, mainly involve research within the field of Global Politics studies. The associate senior lecturer will be involved in all aspects of the research process, including project planning, research design, empirical analysis, presentation of findings at conferences, and preparation of manuscripts for submission to leading peer-reviewed journals. Associate senior lecturers will spend up to 50 percent of their time on teaching at the Department of Global political studies and will also actively participate in the activities of the department such as seminars and workshops.
QualificationsCandidates should have obtained a PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject of Global Politics or a related field (for example International Relations, Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies, European Studies and Political Science). The PhD should be completed no more than five years before the last date for application.
Selection criteriaThis is a career development position focused on research as well as teaching in relation to the stated subjects. The position is intended to be an early career step, and the assessment of the applicants will be based both on their research qualifications and potential as researchers as well as teaching proficiency.
These are the assessment criteria:
- Quality of the research proposal (originality, feasibility, outcomes)
- Ability to develop and conduct high quality research within the field of global political studies including
- Ability to display rigour in problem formulations and research plans
- Theoretical and methodological skills within the relevant fields
- Proven ability to co-operate with colleagues in other disciplines
- Quality of teaching
PromotionAccording to Malmö Universities’ current appointment rules an associate senior lecturer who meets the qualification requirements for employment as senior lecturer has the right, upon application, to be considered for promotion to senior lecturer.
A person is qualified for appointment as senior lecturer at Malmö university if he or she
- has obtained a PhD in a design discipline relevant to the position
- has demonstrated teaching expertise through their ability to develop, conduct and manage education
- has demonstrated an ability to engage with wider society and communicate their activities within their area of responsibility
Additional informationThe post is fixed-term in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance for at least 4 years with the possibility to promotion to a permanent position as senior lecturer.
At Malmö University, individual salary negotiations apply.
Malmö University is a workplace characterised by an open and inclusive approach where equal treatment adds value to our activities.
Starting at the earliest convenience or by agreement
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