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Researcher (temporary employment)

  • Yrkesroll

    Forskare, samhällsvetenskap

  • Anställning

    Deltid, 3 månader – upp till 6 månader

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    21 november

  • Sök jobbet senast

    30 november

Om jobbet

at the Department of Education. Closing date: 30 November 2022.

The Department of Education is one of the largest departments at the Faculty of Social Sciences with about 8000 students and 180 employees. We provide a variety of courses and programmes, from first to third level. Most of our courses are taught in Swedish. In English, the department offers single courses (first and second level) and a master's programme in education with an international and comparative specialisation. We are also home to the Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching (CeUL). 

Project description

The department collaborates in a Nordic network financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers, with the purpose to increase mobility and extend collaboration between partner institutions and to create opportunities for further exchanges within international and comparative education and intercultural communication competence. The position will be associated with a project initiated by the network to develop a joint digital course in intercultural communiation competence. 

Main responsibilities

The position requires extensive experience from research and course development in the field of international and comparative education. You will support the project group and our staff in developing a joint digital course in intercultural communication competencies and to generate digitally personalised assessment instruments aligned with agility and such competencies. You will contribute your experience from working in internationalisation work in higher education and your knowledge in interactive digital tools. You will also contribute to shared reporting, publishing and ensuring the research foundations are grounding in the curriculum.

Qualification requirements

Researchers are appointed primarily for purposes of research and must hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills and scientific expertise within the field of international and comparative education, and experience in similar work duties. Particular attention will be given to excellent and effective written and spoken skills in the English language as well as in intercultural competence, academic literacy and language practise. Particular attention will also be given to advanced skills in digitalised course development appropriate for teaching internationally and including international classification systems, deep knowledge of intercultural teaching in higher education, internationalisation and curriculum theory. 

Doctoral degree within education/international education or within social sciences with relevant orientatoin. In this position experience from international mobility within the area of international education is a requirement.

Terms of employment

The position involves part-time employment, 25%, for a maximum of six months, with an option to prolongate. Start date as soon as possible or as per agreement.

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


Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Professor Carina Carlhed Ydhag, telephone +46 8-16 30 87, or Head of administration, Claudia Hakanen, telephone +46 8-1207 6650,

Union representatives

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


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.

Please include the following information with your application
  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references
and, in addition, please include the following documents
  • Cover letter describing why you are interested in the project described in the advertisement and what makes you suitable for the project in question
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).
The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

You are welcome to apply!

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  • Forskare, samhällsvetenskap



Lönetyp: Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön


Deltid/ part time 25%