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Senior Lecturer in Design with a Specialisation in Textile Design

  • Yrkesroll

    Universitets- och högskolelektor

  • Anställning

    Heltid, Tills vidare

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    31 oktober

  • Sök jobbet senast

    3 januari

Om jobbet

The Swedish School of Textiles is a hub for development within the textile and fashion sector through its educational programmes at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral levels in artistic fashion and textile design and technology, business, and management, as well as through its research activities and close collaboration with business and industry. The Swedish School of Textiles conducts extensive research regarding textile materials engineering, polymeric textile fibres, textile reinforcement for composites, smart textiles, textile management, and textile design.

Read more about the Swedish School of Textiles

The Department of Design is part of the Swedish School of Textiles and we are now seeking someone who wants to contribute to strengthening our research environment as well as to making our educational programmes even better. We can offer you an exciting job and where you can develop and that includes teaching in textile and fashion design as well as research within the research programmes ArcInTex and Smart Textiles. Are you our new colleague?

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

As a Senior Lecturer with us, you work with teaching and supervision in design at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels, with a particular focus on theoretical development and practical applications in textile methods and aesthetics. Your duties also include conducting your own research and participating in development of the research and education environment, including through course and programme development. Your role also includes participating in the department's collaborations both with adjacent textile education areas and with the outside world, as well as working for increased internationalisation of the design educational programmes.


For detailed information on the qualifications required for employment, please see the ad the University's website:

Type of employment: Permanent employment. A six-month probationary period may be applied.
Employment rate: 100%
Start date: As soon as possible and as agreed upon.
Position location: Borås, Sweden
Registration number: PA 2022/184


For further information about the position, please contact Head of Department Clemens Thornquist by phone +46 (0)33-435 43 66. Trade union representatives are Magnus Sirhed, OFR-ST and Martin Behre, Saco-S; they can be reached via the university’s switchboard at +46 (0)33-435 40 00. 


You can apply for the position via our website by clicking on “Apply.” 

Write clearly in your application which position you are applying for and include the applicable reference number.  A complete application should include the following electronic documents: 
  • Cover page/personal letter with brief reason for your application where the position and subject area applied for is stated
  • CV with relevant description of your overall professional experience presented in chronological order
  • Merit portfolio according to the University of Borås’s guidelines (Template for merit portfolio in PDF format)
  • Copies of relevant degree certificates substantiating how you meet the requirements for the position
  • Any certificates documenting completed training in teaching and learning in higher education
  • Publication list and/or list of works within the artistic subject area
  • Relevant scientific/artistic publications cited in support of the application (maximum 7)
  • Copies of relevant certificates/grades/documentation substantiating how you meet the requirements for the position
More information for you as an applicant can be found on our Job vacancies webpage: How to apply for a job with us 

Contact HR at if you have publications that cannot be attached electronically directly to your application. Such publications must be received by the university no later than one week after the application deadline. After the application deadline, no additions can be made electronically.

Please submit your application at the latest by 3 January 2023.

For the university, it is a matter of course to work for sustainable societal development throughout our operations and to work to promote diversity, equality, and accessibility. We value the qualities that even gender and age distribution as well as ethnic and cultural diversity bring to our organisation.

The university as a workplace means employment with good conditions and benefits. Our modern campus is located in the city centre within walking distance of the main train and bus station, thus offering good commuting options.

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