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Associate Senior Lecturer Landscape Architecture, Environmental Assessment

  • Yrkesroll

    Universitets- och högskolelektor

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    27 februari

  • Sök jobbet senast

    14 maj

Om jobbet

The Department of Urban and Rural Development pursue education, research and external collaboration in Agrarian history, Environmental communication, Landscape architecture and Rural development. Read more at:  Education and research at the Division of Landscape Architecture covers the whole field of landscape architecture i.e. planning, management and landscape design.

Subjec area

The subject area for the position is Landscape Architecture, especially Environmental Assessment. The position aims for research on the planning practice, either focusing on the work of the planners or on how citizens interact in the planning process, and its implications for how the landscape is treated in planning.


The Associate Senior Lecturer will have her/his own subject area and is entitled to apply for promotion to Docent and Senior Lecturer in the subject area environmental assessment during the time of employment.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • participate in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate.
  • publish in peer-reviewed articles, act as supervisor to PhD students and demonstrate the ability to research and write attractive research applications.
  • collaborate with colleagues involved in environmental assessment and landscape planning within the division the department and SLU. Cooperation should also include municipalities, planning authorities and other universities in Sweden and abroad.


  • The successful candidate shall have:have a PhD in landscape architecture, landscape planning or in a corresponding discipline with relevance for the positions subject area
  • received a PhD or equivalent qualifications no longer than five years before the application deadline
  • shown scientifically proficient in the subject area of the position
  • shown a theoretical depth of relevance for the subject and an ability to publish her/his research internationally
  • experience of different research environments and planning practice in relevance for the subject
  • good ability to communicate in written and spoken English

Assessment criteria

On consideration for appointment as Associate Senior Lecturer emphasis is primarily put on qualitative indicators of the applicant’s academic skills. Furthermore, the assessment also includes evaluating the applicant's ability to develop an independent line of research within the research field, and to meet the requirements for promotion to senior lecturer in the context of the employment qualifications. Particular emphasis will be placed on experience and competence within the subject area environmental assessment. Communication skills and ability to collaborate in interdisciplinary research projects, are required.

Knowledge in the Swedish planning system as well as teaching experience and knowledge in Swedish is considered a merit.

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Form of Employment:

The employment is limited to four years in accordance with the Higher Education Act. A position as associate senior lecturer is a qualifying employment that constitutes the first step in an academic career at SLU. An associate senior lecturer has the right during his or her employment to apply for promotion to senior lecturer on the basis of criteria established when the position as associate senior lecturer was announced.

Starting date:

By agreement.


It is desirable that the application is written in English, because the applications will be evaluated by expert advisers both in Sweden and abroad.

A guide for applicants "Appointment procedures for SLU" and a "Memorandum for Guidance in connection with applications for appointment/promotion to professor and senior lecturer at SLU" can be found here.

Use the document Application guidelines for appointment as professor, senior lecturer or associate senior lecturer at SLU as a guide when you fill in your application.

The scientific and pedagogic documentation submitted in support of the application shall be indicated in the application. At most 5 scientific publications and at most 5 pedagogic publications, including popularized versions, should be submitted in support of the application. In addition a complete list of publications shall be supplied; the publications submitted with the application must be indicated.

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