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Senior lecturer in landscape architecture-sustainable landscape management

  • Yrkesroll

    Universitets- och högskolelektor

  • Anställning

    Heltid, Tills vidare

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    30 juni

  • Sök jobbet senast

    30 augusti

Om jobbet

Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science
The Department of Urban and Rural Development
The department carries out education and research in Agrarian history, Environmental communication, Landscape architecture and Rural development. Read more at: Department of Urban and Rural Development | Externwebben (

Education and research at the Division of Landscape Architecture covers the whole field of landscape architecture i.e. planning, management and landscape design. The subject area landscape management is a relatively new subject at the department and within this subject, we work  works progressively to become leaders in research, teaching and practice regarding sustainable landscape management.

Subject area

The subject area for the position is landscape architecture with a specialisation in sustainable landscape management, especially urban outdoor management, based on knowledge about plant design and the continuity of the landscape, to contribute to people’s recreation and well-being, increased biodiversity, adaptation to climate change and other ecosystem services as well as nature-based solutions.


The senior lecturer will within the subject area for the position:
  • Develop, perform and strengthen education and the research field within the subject area of the position
  • participate in interdisciplinary development projects within the division, the department and SLU
and with similar subject areas within SLU and with other universities nationally and internationally
  • contribute to the faculty's strategic development
  • publish scientific articles, apply for external funding and supervise students and PhDs
The position as senior lecturer includes education and research in collaboration. The employment includes administrative assignments for education. You will be part of a cohesive subject group that grows, is solution-oriented and has extensive experience from teaching and practice. The group works with respect and curiosity as core values.


To be eligible for employment as senior lecturer in landscape architecture with a specialization in sustainable landscape management you must:
  • have obtained the degree of PhD in landscape architecture or in a corresponding environmental design discipline
  • have demonstrated pedagogical skills in teaching at undergraduate and master's levels, including supervision of students
  • have undergone a university based pedagogical education or in other ways obtained corresponding
  • knowledge which should be equivalent to ten weeks of full-time studies
  • be scientifically proficient in the subject area of the position and have shown capacity to obtain external funding
  • have published in journals relevant to the subject area of the position
  • have good knowledge in English and within 4 years from starting the position have obtained a proficiency in Swedish to be able to teach.

Assessment criteria

Assessment shall be based on the degree to which a candidate possesses the required qualifications specified for the position. Furthermore, consideration shall be paid to the degree in which a candidate possesses administrative and other skills of importance with regard to the content and duties of the appointment. Assessment of the pedagogic skills will be given particular consideration.

The assessment of pedagogic skills will consider:

  • experience of teaching, including planning and evaluation, in the subject area of the position
  • supervision of students and examination
  • ability to integrate research and a scientific approach into teaching
Experience of modern teaching methodologies, such as digital teaching methods and e-based learning is an advantage

The assessment of scientific skills will consider:

  • the applicant's ability to develop research in the subject area of the position, for example the ability to obtain external research grants and publish in scientific journals, books or professional journals

The overall assessment will also consider:

  • a strong collaborative network of value to the department's research and teaching
  • good communication and collaboration ability

Application deadline:


Place of work:




Form of employment:

Permanent employment

Starting date:

By agreement


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

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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is a world-class international university with research, education and environmental assessment within the sciences for sustainable life. Its principal sites are in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations, experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden. We bring together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses.


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