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Associate senior lecturer in industrial work-integrated learning

  • Yrkesroll

    Universitets- och högskolelektor

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    7 april

  • Sök jobbet senast

    28 april

Om jobbet

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is University West’s overarching profile and basic principle applied to learning, the exchange of ideas, and educational development. The government has assigned the distinguished task of developing WIL to University West. Work integrated learning in education and research develops new, relevant and advanced knowledge both within the academy and among its partners, which also benefits society in general. University West offers a wide variety of study programs, has a good number of applicants and the students show a high entry rate on the labor market. The main research environments at University West are Production technology, Learning in and for the new working life and Child and youth studies and is conducted in collaboration with the surrounding society. Campus is centrally located in Trollhättan with about 15,000 students and 675 employees.

Associate senior lecturer in industrial work-integrated learning with a focus on organizing university-industry collaboration
For full description of the position go to University Wests website or follow the link: https://hv. 

Subject area:

Industrial work-integrated learning (I-WIL) is a prioritized area within University West. I-WIL were created with aim of reflect the specific challenges and opportunities of the industry sector. I-AIL research are expected to further develop the WIL focus of the University West, regard to research and education. I-AIL are also expected to take a particular responsibility in develop end design activities for collaboration and co-production with the industrial sector. I-WIL is an interdisciplinary subject linked to reference disciplines such as organizational science, business administration, industrial engineering and management, production systems, pedagogy, sociology, media and communication science, work science and cognitive science.

The associate senior lecturer's scientific work:
The task will consist of research as well as education and teaching at bachelor and advanced level. An important part of the work is to engage in relationship-building activities of I-AIL within university West. You are also expected to become involved in existing industrial partnerships as well become engaged in developing new, actively be involved in and take responsibility for research applications and other activities to allocated external funding for research area of I-AIL, as well relevant research projects as well as manage student projects.

The research focus in the advertised position will be oriented towards University-industry collaboration, with a particular emphasis how such collaboration is organized and designed and what is produced in the intersection of industrial and academic actors engaged in joint collaborative research projects. 


In order to be qualified for the position as an associated senior lecturer you need to have obtained a doctoral degree or achieved equivalent competence within in industrial work-integrated learning or equivalent area. Applicants who have obtained a doctoral degree or achieved the equivalent competence in five years or less prior to the end of the application deadline will be given priority.

- Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

- Ability to teach in Swedish.

- Necessary personal capabilities to fully carry out the duties of the appointment in collaboration with the rest of the group.

The following skills will be considered meritorious:
When assessing skills, abilities consideration is given to the subject area of the employment, subject description and tasks described above.

- Scientific skills in the subject area.
- Documented skills to collaborate, disseminate and apply research and development results in close collaboration with companies and organizations and/or communication and collaboration in cross-functional and/or diverse organizations/environments.
- Experience of planning, initiation, management and development of research applications and projects.
- International contact areas and academic networks.
- Administrative proficiency, as well as the ability to take responsibility for and undertake teaching in all levels as well as in postgraduate studies about the subject.
- Degree of skill and experience in developing and leading university activities at the university will be considered,
- Ability to collaborate with colleagues and the surrounding community and to inform about research and development work.
- Scientific skills in the subject field and the ability to develop research- and educational activities in collaboration with colleagues and surrounding community.
- pedagogical skills in the subject field will be assessed.

Assessment criteria

Special importance will be given to scientific skills in the subject field and the ability to develop research- and educational activities in collaboration with colleagues and surrounding community. In addition, pedagogical skills in the subject field will be assessed. The subject field of the employment, the field description and work tasks should be taken into account, when evaluating the applicant’s skills.

Terms of employment: 
The position can be held for a maximum of four (4) years. It is expected that an associate senior lecturer applies for a promotion to a senior lecturer. If the candidate is deemed suitable and fulfills the criteria for promotion established by the faculty board he/she shall be promoted to a senior lecturer. Such a promotion implies a permanent position as a senior lecturer.


In the selection process, interviewing, referencing and proof reading may be relevant. The applications should be made digitally via our recruitment tool.

For information about the design of the application, see guidelines for the employment and promotion of teachers at the University West:

The documents that cannot be sent digitally, such as books and publications; should be labelled with reference number R 2021/73 and sent in two copies.

Application is made to:

University West
461 86 Trollhättan

Deadline for application is 2021-04-28.

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